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Maglic Fortress



 

Located in the southern part of Serbia, in the Ibar River Gorge, about 15 km southwest of the town of Kraljevo, Maglic Fortress is a fine example of Serbian medieval fortresses. Maglic Fortress was built in 13th century by Stephen the First Crowned in order to defend the nearby monasteries of Zica and Studenica.

During the 14th century, Maglic Fortress was the seat of Archbishop Danilo II, who wrote his famous biography of the early Serbian rulers. The fortress consists of seven towers and a dungeon tower connected with walls. Inside the fortification, there are remains of a palace, a church and barracks.

Maglic Fortress
Maglic Fortress, Serbia
 

 
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