Cultural Corridors of South East Europe

Heritage by Period / Middle Ages

Dvigrad, Medieval City

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Dvigrad, Medieval City

About the site

Corridor: Via Adriatica
Country: Croatia, Dvigrad
Type: Fortress, Historic Town
Epoch: Middle Ages
Theme: Fortresses
World Heritage:
Middle AgesFortressesFortressHistoric Town

Dvigrad is a deserted medieval settlement that contains: remains of 180 houses, well preserved fortifications with square towers and four city gates. In the centre of the city there are remains of the Romanesque basilica of St. Sofia built over two earlier churches – an early Romanesque one with three semicircular apses and an early Christian one from 6-7th century.

Council of Europe RPSEE