Dubovac Castle, Karlovac

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Dubovac Castle is a castle in Karlovac, Croatia.
The Dubovac Castle overlooks the Croatian city Karlovac. Square tower was probably built during the 13th century. In the 15th century the castle was rebuilt in renaissance manner. The owners of the castle were various – from Slavonian nobleman family Sudar to famous Croatian counts and dukes Frankopan and Zrinski. From 1671 until 1809 the owners of Dubovac were the Karlovac generals. In 1837, a new owner, Count Laval Nugent, rebuilt the castle in the spirit of romanticism. Dubovac was once again renovated in 1952 in relation to graphics from the end of the 18th century." There is a photograph of the castle at that site.
The castle was used for several years recently as a hotel, and the damage done to the interior to accommodate rooms, is now being repaired. There are museum exhibits and a large model of the countryside. Guide materials indicate that the fortress was built on a hill constructed by the people in order to maximize defenses and views of the surrounding areas.
The castle recently was featured on a commemorative Croatian postage stamp, complete with photograph. With our custom trip planner, Karlovac attractions like Dubovac Castle can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • We were happy to stumble upon this site. Leaving the highway because of a detour we accidentally passed the sign and turned back. Lovely medievil castle and fantastic work has been done to make it... 
    We were happy to stumble upon this site. Leaving the highway because of a detour we accidentally passed the sign and turned back. Lovely medievil castle and fantastic work has been done to make it...  more »
  • its a nice fort. cheap entry. takes you about 15 minutes to see. could have a bit more pictures and artefacts to make it more interesting. 
    its a nice fort. cheap entry. takes you about 15 minutes to see. could have a bit more pictures and artefacts to make it more interesting.  more »

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