Klis fortress is 20 mins drive outside the city of Split. Situated on the eponymous hill , between the mountains of Mosor and Kozjak reaching 385m at its highest point, the fort provides great views overlooking the town of Split. The Klis Fortress dates back to the 7th century and it was a very important defence point in the history of Croatia.
Klis fortress gained world fame due to the TV series Game of Thrones. The fortress was the filming location of the exterior of city Meereen. Take a walk on the outskirts of Meereen that Khaleesi conquered with her army of the Unsullied. The views over the surrounding countryside are impressive as is the history of the fort itself. Lots of photo opportunities and a great place to go for a few hours of history. The historical spectacle “The Uskoks’ Battle for Klis” is an international event organized by the Historic troops Kliški uskoci. (the last weekend of July).
How to get to the fortress
The fortress is some 13 km north of Split. If you have a car, you can choose between two routes: one is an old road leading to Klis and the other one is a new road. The trip on the new road will be a bit longer than on the old road, but the trip more or less takes 20 minutes. If you want to go by bus, there are 3 bus lines to Klis: number 22 leaving from the National Theatre bus station and numbers 35 and 36 leaving from the bus station Sukoisanska.