CROATIA , Dalmatia Coast , Hvar , Hvar Island , Hvar Island Croatia , Adriatic C ...
Stockphoto ID: 1685692
File name: HVAR_39.jpg
Format: film, 35mm
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Source: photographer Based in: United Kingdom
Description: CROATIA , Dalmatia coast , Hvar , Hvar island , Hvar Island croatia , Adriatic coast , Fortress Spanjol , Fortress Spanjol Hvar , Fortica fortress , fortress fortica , Fortica fortress hvar , fortress fortica hvar , hvar fortifications , hvar citadel , hvar castle , Spanjol Fortress is perched high on a hill overlooking Hvar Town . Spanjol was originally a medieval castle , and was converted to a fortress in the 1500s to ward off the invading Turks . In the 1800s , the Austrians strengthened the fortress and added barracks . Today , the gleaming white limestone fortress houses a restaurant / bar , the crenelles of the battlements . , , architecture , the first settlers the Illyrians were eventually defeated by the greeks , In the 4th century BC the people of Pharos defeated Jasadini warriors and their allies . Their victory over much larger forces is immortalized an inscription , one of the oldest known inscriptions of Croatia . The Hvar Culture lasted from 3500 to 2500 BC . The romans conquered the island in 219 bc , Venetian sailors saw the island while sailing towards the Neretva Channel and were threatened by pirates from the island , former , Yugoslavia Europe , East Europe , Balkan , Eastern European , photographs , photography , photos , pics , pictures , pix , CODE No , : HVAR 39 , Photography :
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