Ružica Castle is large ruined castle in Virovitica-Podravina County, Croatia. Since the origin of the medieval structure remains unknown, it has become the stuff of legend over the years. It is one of the most picture-perfect places in the country and a must-see for those in search of hidden gems that are far from mass tourism.

The first document of Ružica castle dates from 1357. It lost its military purpose after Turkish occupation in 1543 and was ruined.

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Croatia

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Dubravko Bogović (2 months ago)
Beautiful Castle ruin, a must visit place if you're near. It's a shor walk from the Orahovica lake.. also a great place to relax. Check out the local legends too, they're easy to find online.
Tomislav Schmidt (2 years ago)
Very slow service when crowded, very unorganized, when asking why so slow, the answer was to go to another restaurant!!!!! But the pizza was nice...
Tomislav Schmidt (2 years ago)
Very slow service when crowded, very unorganized, when asking why so slow, the answer was to go to another restaurant!!!!! But the pizza was nice...
Ivan K. (3 years ago)
Ružica castle is at beautiful place with awesome view on Orahovica and region. It could be better if someone would renovate it and make it more safe. There are signs that you enter at your own risk because of the falling rocks from walls, so watch out if you head to the heart of the castle.
Ivan K. (3 years ago)
Ružica castle is at beautiful place with awesome view on Orahovica and region. It could be better if someone would renovate it and make it more safe. There are signs that you enter at your own risk because of the falling rocks from walls, so watch out if you head to the heart of the castle.
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