Orsic Castle

Slavetić, Croatia

In the green corner of the docile Slavetić region with scattered orchards, vineyards and flower fields, on the top of the hill opposite the parish church of St Antony the Loner (Sv Antun Pustinjak) from 1600, lies the castle of the counts of Oršić. The old town is mentioned in 1294 within the foothill county, and after changing a few masters, in 1468 it came into possession of counts of Oršić, until 1869 when its owner became Levin Rauch. Originally built as a medieval castle with a Gothic centre and a guard tower and castle, in the subsequent renovations and annexes from the 16th to the 18th century this place was converted into a spacious castle. Construction phases are reflected through the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque elements. This complex, comprised of several buildings for various purposes, closes shared inner courtyard. Above the entrance a year 1639 is indicated. In the castle there is a preserved kiln from the 17th century, a fireplace with consoles, and valuable portraits. Today the castle is privately owned.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Croatia

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Hrvoje Antolić (4 years ago)
Private property, cannot be entered.
Zdenko Brkanic (5 years ago)
The castle is located on the hill, which is in need of major renovation.
Ivan Culo (5 years ago)
It's nice, the castle should be arranged, let tourists see the castle from their nose, sell tickets
Renata Salopek (5 years ago)
Beautiful peace and silence ..... just heard the bird twinkle !!!!
Stara Dabrovina (6 years ago)
Nice view and castle have no other contents and can not be seen from the nook
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