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Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)

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Address: Trakoscan 42254, Croatia
Phone Number: 042 79 64 22
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A 19th-century restoration of a 13th-century castle.

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A trip back in time

Trakošćan castle is one of the main tourist attractions in northern Croatian. The castles is located on a hill above the lake. The exterior (the castle and the park around it) is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Marko D
Zagreb, Croatia
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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Trakošćan castle is one of the main tourist attractions in northern Croatian. The castles is located on a hill above the lake. The exterior (the castle and the park around it) is amassing. The interior is well preserved with most of the original furniture and other items. The view from the castle is wonderful. Visit to the castle takes one... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely castle on a hill with a beautiful lake and forest below, visited a while back. A good walk up the hill to reach the Castle, lovely to see inside, the draw room bedrooms snd antiques. A nice map of the family tree. Shame that when we visited no photos were allowed inside. Great view from the top.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As it usually goes, I've visited and made reviews of many sights located in other countries, while I haven't visited a sight that's almoust in my backyard. Trakoscan castle is located less than an hour drive from Zagreb, and I highly recommend visiting it if you're in Zagreb or nearby. The sight of a beautiful castle on the hill, surrounded... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view from the lake was stunning. Also the rest od the park is lovely. The castle itself is staged great and it shows you how it's owners lived here. The furniture is authentic and restored. Art in the castle is amaizing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Worth seeing if you're visiting the northern part of Croatia. Lovely lake below the castle to hike around. Beautifully furnished rooms, and good historical descriptions give you a feel for the castle's role in the region. Also try the little bistro near the parking lot. Authentic and tasty local food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Here is a real castle in stunning surroundings about 1.5 hours from Zagreb. it sits high on its' hill, but the access is a reasonably easy winding, fairly steep slope with several seats half way up for those in need. The climb is well worth it as this is a sizeable castle with numerous rooms and a wonderful terrace at... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

An hour drive away from Zagreb awaits a nice half a day trip into the pristine nature and Trakošćan castle which is located on the top of the hill overlooking surrounding hills, valleys and the lake. The entrance fee for the adults is 30 kunas and half the price for students. The whole castle is laid out on four levels... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

We travelled from Zagreb to visit trakoscan Castle. It is located about 1 1/2 hours by car from Zagreb. Once of the highway it is a pretty drive through countryside to the castle which overlooks a lake. Once at the castle is it a moderate walk up a wide stone path to the draw bridge which is the entrance to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

The castle is enchanting, and immediately it reminds me of a wedding cake, as you stand down on the gravel road and look above it looks like a wedding cake on tiers with the ivory facade. Entrance to the castle is cheap, you can take as many photos you like compared to other European castles, even some furniture you are... More 

Thank Diana S
Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Superb castle with what a rich history of this Central-European area! We jumped into history of Austria, Hungary, Croatia and Slovenia all together.

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