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  • MEDVEDGRAD CASTLE Overlooking Zagreb for 800 years

    Medvedgrad castle provides beautiful views of Zagreb and its surroundings. Medvedgrad is a medieval castle located on the slopes of Medvednica Mountain (Bear Mountain). As a matter of fact, it has been overlooking Zagreb for the past eight centuries. It has a viewing platform in the castle placed 500...
  • PHOTOS Grižane Castle ruins on rocky cliff

    In the area of the former Vinodol principality, the princes Frankopan had built nine castles. In today’s Vinodol area, there are still three of the nine existing castles and one of them is in Grižane. In the medieval age it was a strategic point in Vinodol valley, but it...
  • PHOTO TOUR The old Castle of Drivenik

    In the area of the former Vinodol principality, the princes Frankopan had built nine castles, and their representatives were signatories of the Vinodol Codex from 1288. In today’s Vinodol area, there are still three of the nine existing castles – in Bribir, Grižane, and Drivenik, and another one, dating...
  • The medieval town of Sokolac from the air

    The medieval feudal town of Sokolac, founded on the hill in the centre of Brinje, is a magnificent construction built in the early 15th century by the Dukes of Frankopan. At that time, Sokolac was the centre of political, commercial and cultural life, a place visited by exceptional historical...