Barone Fortress was built in 1646 on the 80 meter-high hill above the city. Its construction started on 1 August together with St John’s Fortress. In only 58 days, Barone was built with the participation and the expense of all the citizens. Along with the other three fortresses in Sibenik, it represents a unique defense system and has an exceptional monumental value.
With augmented reality technology, every visitor can relive crucial moments of the 17th century Sibenik, e.g. 1647 Battle for Sibenik.
In the last few decades, the Fortress is a beloved viewpoint and a hiking area for residents of Sibenik.