Tvrđa is the Old Town of the city of Osijek in Croatia. It is the best-preserved and largest ensemble of Baroque buildings in Croatia and consists of a Habsburg star fort built on the right bank of the River Drava. The fort interior is now a centre of Osijek's nightlife. There are numerous bars and restaurants in Tvrđa. The fort hosts the Museum of Slavonia, the largest general-type museum in Croatia, located in Tvrđa since 1946. Saint Michael is the patron saint of the Tvrđa and his feast day of September 29 is celebrated as the day of the Tvrđa city district. During the 1991–95 conflict in Croatia, 90 per cent of the buildings in Tvrđa were damaged and the fort was featured on the 1996 World Monuments Watch List of Most Endangered Sites.
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