Prandau-Normann Castle

Valpovo, Croatia

Prandau-Normann Castle was remodelled in the second half of the 18th and in the first half of the 19th century, represents a core of the building complex. It consists of a cylindrical medieval tower, a Gothic chapel and a courtyard. In the frame of the restoration project of the complex, the improvement of the foundations and the chapel vaults, as well as its interior designing have been executed.

The interior design of the castle, along with the improvement of the earlier and the production of the new exterior and interior woodwork, according to the existing patterns, have followed. The interior spaces of the castle have been designed in such a way to serve the needs of the current user, the Museum of the Town of Valpovo.


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Valpovo, Croatia
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Founded: 1721
Category: Castles and fortifications in Croatia


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Jerko Glavaš (3 years ago)
Great castle with beautifull park!
Filip Debic (4 years ago)
This fort/castle is very unique, half of it is medieval, from early 15. century, and the other, front part and inner side parts are baroque, from 18. century. Inside there is a museum which represents how the ownera of the castle from the 18. century up to 1945. lived. There is a lot of original furniture, books and pictures. In the price of the 15 kn (2€) ticket, a visit to the medieval round fort is also included, which is amazingly preserved. Also, you can enter a small church/chapel which was used for religious purposes by the noble family who owned the fort. Chapel is redone in baroque style with a vault done in amazing detail. Everything is guided by a very expert museum guide, who is also very friendly.
Blaz Vincetic (5 years ago)
A really interesting walk around the castle. Too bad it seems like it's seen better days on some parts of the buildings. Interior of the museum is really interesting - worth a visit. Be careful about opening hours and best phone one day earlier.
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