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While in Dubrovnik, Croatia, you will likely want to see the city walls since they are of great historical significance. However, there is another site, quite close to the city walls, but not a part of them that is even more important in terms of Dubrovnik's fortifications – the Fortress of Lovrijenac. Interesting note: It is said this fortress was slapped together in just three months to stop the Venetians from building there. Above the entrance you will find the Latin inscription "Non bene pro toto libertas venditur auro" which loosely translates to " Freedom is not to be sold for all the treasures in the world."

The Fortress of Lovrijenac (built in the 11th century) is also called Dubrovnik's Gibraltar. What you see there today was rebuilt in the 14th century and has been constantly worked on since then. The fortress is triangular with three terraces. The walls range in thickness from 12 meters to 60 cm. In something that may have been close to paranoia at the time, the people of Dubrovnik chose a new fortress commander each month to make sure the guns of the fortress were not turned on the city.

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