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Old Town of Ogulin

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Old Town of Ogulin
  • (worth a trip)
  • 1-2 km
  • Free
  • 2 hours
  • 3 3

The historic core of old continental city

Ulica Kardinala Alojzija Stepinca 1, 47300 Ogulin
Lots of restaurants with local cuisine

Ogulin is located in the center of Croatia, halfway between Zagreb and Rijeka, between the Plitvice Lakes National Park (from the south), and wooded Gorski Kotar (from the northwest). It is in a large valley where two rivers Dobra and Mreznica flow. Ogulin was created around the fort built by the noble family Frankopan in late 15th century. Frankopan Castle is a Renaissance fortress. Floor plan of the building is in the shape of an irregular rectangle, and in its content is typical of the Renaissance castle. The castle was built near the abyss, of the Dobra River in downtown Ogulin. In the castle is Heritage Museum opened in 1967. There are several collections: archaeological, ethnographic, old weapons, the memorial room of writer Ivana Brlic Mazuranic, mountain-climbing exponents.

Opening hours

00 – 24, every day

How to get there

Highway Zagreb- Split, exit Ogulin and continue to city centre