Built in the 14th century, Erdut Castle lies on a bluff 70 metres above the Danube. The surrounding area below the bluff is completely flat, which provided an excellent view of any marauding hordes invading from the east. The settlement and castle is first mentioned as Ardud in 1335. The documents of the 15th century in Titel provost and the Bánffy family owned estate is mentioned in the Erdődy, dated 1552 and 1687 between the Turkish occupations.

The castle was damaged in July 1991, during the Croatian War of Independence, in an artillery attack launched by the Yugoslav People's Army (JNA). In the aftermath of the attack, Croatian authorities sent a list of Croatia's cultural monuments marked with the protective sign of the Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict to the Yugoslav Defence Ministry and all JNA headquarters.

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

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Ivana Pervan (12 months ago)
O.k.
Goran Maljkovic (2 years ago)
Nice place
dijana palada (2 years ago)
The Curia was at the end of the 18th and the beginning of the 19th century. in the historicist style, the Adamovic-Tsseh family was built as the center of its vast estate. In addition to housing, there are also commercial buildings with large cellars that are still used by Erdutian vineyards. At the very time you enter, you will see an angular tower with a tower from which a courtyard of the curia is provided to the yard. Somewhere in the middle of this wing there is a beautiful green porch decorated with wood carvings. On the back of the curia, another wing, which is one-sided, can be seen. An important event from the recent Croatian history is connected to this building. Here, on November 12, 1995, the Erdut Agreement was signed, which initiated the process of peaceful reintegration of the Croatian Danube Region into the constitutional and legal order of the Republic of Croatia.
Stanislav Mihić (3 years ago)
Nice heritage site, great sitesign
Jovan Rikanovic (3 years ago)
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