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In this blog you will read and discover the most astonishing and breathtaking castles of Croatia. If you see that we have missed some castle, please let us know in comments bellow or through email!

1. Castle Bračak

Castle Bracak

Photo by: Irena Trkulja 

Located close to Zabok and now it is in the phase of reconstruction so it will become a regional energetic centre.

2. Castle Gjalski

Castle Gjalski

Photo by: Irena Trkulja

Nowadays is a hotel situated in Zabočke Gredice. It is as well renewed and it was built in Baroque style.

3. Castle Trakošćan

Castle Trakošćan

Photo by: Irena Trkulja

Located 23 km northeast of Krapina. According to legend, Trakošćan was named by Thracian fortress (arx Thacorum) which, as people say, existed in Antique period. For more information about Castle Trakošćan please click on a link.

4. Castle Golubovec

Castle Golubovec

Photo by: Irena Trkulja

Situated in Donja Stubica, this is one of the most important castles of late Baroque epoch.

5. Castle Mihanović

Castle Mihanovic

Photo by: Irena Trkulja

Located in Tuhelj, today is a classy restaurant. The castle is known for the poet Antun Mihanović, the author of Croatian Anthem.

6. Castle Veliki Tabor

Castle Veliki Tabor

Photo by: Irena Trkulja

Stands near Desinić on a hill. If you wish to read more about Castle Veliki Tabor, click on a link! 

7. Castle Vojković – Vojkffy

Castle Vojković -Vojkffy

Photo by: Irena Trkulja

It was built between 1770 and 1790, located in Oroslavlje and today is closed for visitors.

8. Castle Frankopan in Severin na Kupi

Castle Frankopan Severin na Kupi

Photo by: Irena Trkulja

Severin was for one deacade capital of Severin county (Gorski kotar and even city of Rijeka). The castle was built in 16th century.

9. Castle Frankopan in Novigrad na Dobri

Castle Frankopan Novigrad na Dobri

Photo by: Irena Trkulja

It was built at the end of 11th century. Really close to the castle is well preserved stone bridge on river Dobra.

10. Castle Stari in Varaždin

Castle Stari Grad Varaždin

Photo by: Irena Trkulja

It was first time mentioned in 12th century, this castle was on old Croatian currency (kuna) bill of 5!

11. Castle Lužnica

Castle Lužnica

Photo by: Irena Trkulja

Today is a place for religious purposes.

12. Castle Empirej

Castle Empirej

Photo by: Irena Trkulja

It is not a real castle since it was built by a rich man for his children. Today many people call it Lego castle.

13. Castle Oršić

Castle Oršić

Photo by: Irena Trkulja

Built in 17th century and situated in Gornja stubica, today is used as a museum.

14. Castle Velika Horvatska

Castle Velika Horvatska

Photo by: Nada Novoselec

Built in 16th century by family Ratkaj. Today the castle is not in best condition.

15. Castle Zwillig

Castle Zwillig

Photo by: Nada Novoselec

Situated in Crna Mlaka in the centre of ornithological reserve and today is in private property.

17. Castle Prandau - Normann

Castle Prandau-Normann

Photo by: Zoran Konestabo

It was built in the first half of 18th century and situated in Valpovo. Today is used as a museum.

18. Castle Stara Sušica

Castle Stara Sušica

Photo by: Ditka Bart

It is situated close to Ravna gora and built by family Frankopan. The castle was restored in Romantic style.

19. Castle Opeka

Castle Opeka

 Photo by: Maga

Today is a ruin, but there has left wel preserved aboretum.

20. Castle Maruševac 

Castle Maruševac

Photo by: Maga

Hidden beauty next to Varaždin built in 15th century.

21. Castle Jalkovec

Castle Jalkovec

 

Photo by: Silverije 

A well located next to Varaždin and built in 19th century

22. Castle Feštetić 

Castle Feštetić

Photo by: Silverje 

Located next to Čakovec and the name got from the Croatian-Hungarian Feštetić family, who possessed it from 1791 until 1923.

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