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Wooden toys are recognizable traditional products of Croatian Zagorje with a long history. Production started in the 19th century and remained until today. Production centres are places Bistrički Laz, Stubički Laz, Gornja Stubica, Marija Bistrica, Tugonica and Turnišće. There are several types of toys, such as wooden flute – “žvegla”, “clappers” – birds with wheels that are...
By developing new forms of tourism in Croatian inland, some destinations have improved their offer and took it a step further from classic sightseeing tourism. Development of agro-tourism with rich choice of domestic food and wine is complemented with new forms of tourist products and offerings. For example, there are...
Meet the castle Dioš Dioš is one of the youngest Slavonian castles situated on the hill with the same name, about 7km north of Daruvar, near the settlement Končanica. It was built in 1904 by contemporary owners of Daruvar's feudal possession, the noble Alajoš Tükory and his wife Paula, born...
Legend says that Korcula was founded by the Greek hero Antenor. Since antiquity stonecutting, stonemasonry and shipbuilding crafts shaped Korčula. The town with fish-bone shape layout is one of the best-preserved medieval towns. Marco Polo (1254-1324) was captured in Korčula on 7.9.1298 in naval battle between the Genoa and...
What makes Varaždin special is its unique monumental and historic heritage preserved in the intact and opulent Baroque architecture of the historic City core. Its unique urban identity shows not only the opulent Baroque architecture of the historic core but also the warmth of its squares and romantic streets....
Nature park Papuk is primarily scientific, cultural and educational institution, established to maintain natural state of the park, safeguard natural resources and introduce the laws of the nature to the masses. Difference in natural resources in this area requires adequate protection which should be based on scientific accomplishments. In year 2007...
True wine lovers will agree that winemaking is similar to art. The skill of a winemaker is like that of an artist – they both have to balance different elements and discover how each of them awakens our sensitivity. That the above is true, you can see for yourself in...
If you want additional knowledge on natural, cultural and historic attractions of this town, theme pathways are an ideal choice for you. Look for them and enjoy. Educational path Hrastovčanka 4 hours long, and connecting 10 most interesting areas of Hrastovačka gora, passing the villages of Hrastovica – Sv. Duh –...
Krka National Park is located in the Šibenik-Knin County and encompasses an area of 109 km² of the most beautiful course of the Krka river and the lower course of the Čikola River. The area was proclaimed national park in 1985. The National Park includes one or more preserved...
The secrets are hidden. And one of the sweetest has been jealously guardedby Zagorje hills for centuries. While the world suffered because of the wars, greed, human madness – Zagorje lived “peace”. Wise people have felt it, so the largest number of gorgeous castles, manors, green and flower gardens...

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Explore St Nicholas’ Fortress

St Nicholas' Fortress at the entrance to the St Anthony's Channel in Šibenik represents a unique Renaissance building of Venetian fortification architecture and an...