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Osijek remains a popular domestic tourist destination for its Baroque style, open spaces and ample recreational opportunities. The most important sights in the city include the main square, Trg Ante Starčevič, Tvrđa the 18th century Baroque citadel, the promenade along the Drava ("promenada"), and the suspension pedestrian bridge toward Baranja.
Tvrđa is the oldest part of Osijek. Construction started in 1687 when the Habsburg armies drove the Ottomans out of the city . Over the subsequent 35 years, Austrian engineers built barracks , staff headquarters, churches and monasteries, surrounded by system of moats, bastions and gun positions. While most of the fortifications have been demolished, the centre of the Tvrđa remains intact. It also has a large church that was built in 1778., St. Michael's Church.
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