Fort St. Lawrence

Dubrovnik Croatia Travel Guide

Fort St Lawrence (Fort Lovrijenac) is the free-standing fort located on a hilltop overlooking Dubrovnik Croatia.

Located outside the Dubrovnik city walls but overlooking the sea, the fort was built to protect the Pile Gate entrance into the walled city.

Fort Lovrijenac in Dubrovnik Croatia
Fort St. Lawrence (Lovrijenac), Dubrovnik

The sea facing wall of the fortress is nearly 12 meters thick.  Some 10 cannons were used to defend to fort.

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