Castels and Palaces in Croatia

Croatia has about one thousand castles and palaces.

Trakoscan palace

Trakoscan palace is not only a cultural monument of the highest category, but it is also a splendid example of scenic ensemble. It was built in the 14th century as a fortress at the top of a rock with a view of the unusual beauty of the nearby areas. During the 18th century, the fortress was abandoned, and in 1850, it was bought by Count Draskovic, and it has been property of this family for almost 400 years.

Veliki Tabor Palace

In the northwestern part of the Croatian Zagorje, not far from the settlement of Desinic, on an elevated space covered in vegetation, there lies one of the most famous Croatian palaces — Veliki Tabor, which is found in the UNESCO high category world monuments list.

Orsic Castle in Gornja Stubica of Zagorje

A palace in the Baroque style, built in the 18th century on the remains of a medieval fortress. In the 19th century, a balcony with Greek columns of the Classicism was adjoined to it. The chapel house of St Franje Ksaverski with frescoes and a Baroque style altar. The ceiling of the chapel house is decorated with allegorical images. In the chapel house, a collection of the sacral art of the Croatian Zagorje is found.

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