12 locals recommend
About this place
Fort Lovrijenac, often called Dubrovnik’s Gibraltar, is located next to Pile Brsalj built on a rock wall 37 meters above the azure blue Adriatic. Legend has it that the fort was built by local residents in a mere three months back in the 11th Century.
Powered by Foursquare
29 Ul. od Tabakarije
Dubrovnik, Dubrovačko-neretvanska županija 20000
Phone+385 20 638 800
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Monday 8:00 AM
Tips from locals
Built upon a 37 meter high sheer rock overlooking the sea, fortress Lovrijenac is one of the most impressive locations in Dubrovnik. See the copy of the largest cannon “Gušter” (the Lizard) that is lost at the bottom of the sea below the Fort.
Fort Lovrijenac will turn you back in time - 14th century (fort of St.Lawrence). "Non Bene Pro Toto Libertas Venditur Auro" is carved in stone above the gate and means "Liberty is not for sale for any treasures". On the top of this fort was most famous , the largest and most powerfull cannon in…