Đurđevac castle and old town was built by the Bishop of Pécs, most probably around 1488. The town, or fort, was built on high ground in the middle of a swamp to the north of the town of Đurđevac in Croatia, because of the threat of the Turkish, and constant conflicts between the nobility. The height of the tower is aroun 9 m.



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Founded: 1488
Category: Castles and fortifications in Croatia

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Sasa S (12 months ago)
Someting new (old) in town of Djurdjevac
Damir Živković (2 years ago)
Nice and authentically decorated castle!
STEM (2 years ago)
Looks beautiful and, for most, story about picoki is amazing!
Karlo Balog (2 years ago)
This fortress built in the 14C and enlarged in the 16C has a massive square tower topped with a wooden pinnacle, flanked by huge buttressed ramparts. The irregularly shaped interior, with two floors of wooden galleries, is strikingly airy in contrast. On the ground-floor is a restaurant where you can see the vaulted ceilings. The upper floors are now home to a museum (note the fine timberwork) and an exhibition gallery. According to local legends, the site was never captured by the Ottomans thanks to a cockerel. In exhibition gallery now is after Picasso and Chagall, Salvador Dali.
jelena benak (2 years ago)
Love it. Always so beautiful to come and have a nice family night dinner at the castle restaurant. Get to see beautiful animals. such as camels, goats, donkeys, pigs, chickens, pheasants, llamas, and horses for a very cheap price of 20 kunas per person. Love the atmosphere and environment!
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