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Near Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik-Neretva (county), Croatia
 

Fort Impérial - the Empire's Fort

Fort Impérial - Carska tvrđava

 
 
Fort Impérial - the Empire's Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2018
1. Fort Impérial - the Empire's Fort Marker
Inscription.  
Croatian:
Izardena 1806.-1812. u urijeme francuske vlasti u Dubrovniku i posvećena Napoleonu I. Od 1815. do 1882. austrijska je vojska proširuje i nadograđuje. U Domovinskom rate, 1991.-1995., tvedava je postals simbol herojske obrane Dubrovnika.

English:
Constructed between 1806 and 1812 during the period of French rule in Dubrovnik and dedicated to Napoleon the First. Between 1815 and 1882, the Austrian army extended and further adapted the fort. During the Homeland War, 1991-1995, fortress became a symbol of heroic defense of Dubrovnik.

Spanish:
Fort Impérial - Fortificación imperial - fortificación Imperial
Edificada en 1806 -1812 en Dubrovnik durante el gobierno francés y en homenaje a Napoleón I. De 1815 a 1882 el ejército austriaco realiza labores de ampliación. Durante la Guerra de la Independencia de Croacia de 1991 a 1995, esta fortificación se convierte en el símbolo de la defensa heroica de Dubrovnik.

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Location.
Fort Impérial and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2018
2. Fort Impérial and Marker
42° 38.996′ N, 18° 6.647′ E. Marker is near Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik-Neretva (county). Marker is on Stđ Ulica. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik-Neretva (county) 20000, Croatia.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Grad Dubrovnik (approx. one kilometer away).
 
More about this marker. Fort Impérial is at the end of Stđ Ulica, overlooking the city of Dubrovnik. It is much easier to access the fort using the gondola from the city. The trail looks like a killer.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWars, Non-US
 
Fort Impérial image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2018
3. Fort Impérial
Fort Impérial and Dubrovnik below image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2018
4. Fort Impérial and Dubrovnik below
Note the war damage.
The Old Town of Dubrovnik from Fort Impérial image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2018
5. The Old Town of Dubrovnik from Fort Impérial
 
 
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