Gradac Castle was first mentioned in written documents in 1228. The castle island is mostly covered by a large Renaissance park that is neglected and overgrown. It includes a garden, remnants of an alley, and the mausoleum of the last owner (named Gusič), who was a businessman from Zagreb. There are plans to restore the castle and renew the park. The Municipality of Metlika repaired the roof of the castle to prevent further decay at end of the 1990s.

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Gradac 89, Gradac, Slovenia
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Slovenia

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Bostjanmateja (7 months ago)
Unfortunately, the castle is closed and in very poor condition.
Meta Remic (13 months ago)
It is a pity that the building is not arranged for visitors ... Behind the castle is supposed to be the most beautiful castle park in Slovenia, today only in the imagination of the visitor.
Erna Štrumbelj (13 months ago)
Grad Gradac is a deserted castle that could be much more. Still nice to stop by when in Bela Krajina.
Gregor Pezdirc (14 months ago)
Beautiful but closed to the public, currently no one cares about further restoration.
Suzana Ravs (2 years ago)
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