Ostrožac Castle is a castle located in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Una-Sana Canton just outside the town of Cazin, in the village of Ostrožac. The castle dates back to the 13th century when Ostrožac was part of property of the noble house of Babonić family. In 1592 it was captured by the Ottoman Turks and established as an Ottoman province of Bosnia. The castle was built between 1900 and 1906 by Major of Bihać Lothar Von Berks as a birthday present for his wife, member of the Habsburg family.

Ownership of the castle is still disputed, but citizens of Cazin and Ostrožac are permitted to use the castle grounds for local concerts and entertainment. The castle is slowly being repaired.



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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Leon Makovac (5 months ago)
It is good to see how the castle from the early years of 14th century has a good shape and isn't damaged from the out.
Rosshee (2 years ago)
Great place to visit, go on weekends and spend the day there.Beautiful view of the Una river canyon!The only complaint is that there is no professional guide who could say more about the place.
Zerokillmo Gaming (2 years ago)
Love to see Home and History ???, enjoy a small sneak peak
Big. D (3 years ago)
A bit dilapidated especially the Austro-Hungarian mansion but very beautiful and unique. The walkways can be dangerous so take extreme care.
Edin Sabanovic (3 years ago)
A historic castle near Bihać. Great collection of art.
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