Gračanica castle tower dates probably from the 14th century.  The curtain wall partially remains.


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Baćin Dol, Croatia
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Croatia


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bernardica sapic (2 years ago)
Wonderful and worth a visit After thirty minutes of easy walking along the hill with a well-marked hiking trail, there is a reward in the form of a long forgotten tower that is so close to Nova Gradiška and so unknown and forgotten.
P C (2 years ago)
Gracanica Fort is located at the top of a steep hill that leads to a macadam road from the village of Bacin Dol. When arriving at the foot of the hill on which the fort is, because of the slope, the road is only possible by off-road vehicle, cross-motor (possibly Golf Duplicate) and only in dry weather, because when you go up the hill, the road is no longer filled with sand and sand. it's just flattened ground. When you reach the top, you will be breathless (especially if you came on foot) from the magnificent beautiful tower with the entrance to the fortress Gracanica. The view around the fort completely obscures the dense trees and shrubs, which I am very sorry for, because a little through the branches one can see the magnificent view on all sides of the fort, and especially the new town area. I hope to continue further rehabilitation of the fort, and in particular to further deforestation and removal of trees around the fort for the view of the fort but also for the fort that would be seen far away. Gracanica fort with its tower and position is something wonderful.
Molany (2 years ago)
Nice, but not a trademark for SPP, it was stolen by nonplanines ...
Nikola Pejanić (3 years ago)
"Our LOGO" My home landscape. Come and see!
Tomislav Uhernik (3 years ago)
After a considerable ascent through the forest and a little research because the road is not the best marked, you come to the Tower. It is commendable to see that the entrance tower is being renovated and everything else requires a lot of work. an oval-shaped fort.
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