Cultural Corridors of South East Europe

Heritage by Period / Middle Ages

City fortress Krk

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City fortress Krk

About the site

Corridor: Via Adriatica
Country: Croatia, Island of Krk
Type: Fortress
Epoch: Middle Ages, Antiquity
Theme: Fortresses
World Heritage:
Middle AgesAntiquityFortressesFortress

The only city in the Primorsko-goranska County which has a completely preserved city fortification system around its entire perimeter (walls, citadel, towers, etc. from various historical periods) is Krk. Parts of the city walls date from the Hellenic times, the Roman Republic or the early empire, from the late ancient period, the Middle Ages, Romanesque period as well as alterations from the Renaissance.

Council of Europe RPSEE