The Varaždin County Palace

The Varaždin County Palace

This monumental two-storey palace, built in row on the south side of the Franjevački square (St. Franciscans' Square), has the shape of an elongated rectangle which closes the inner courtyard with three connected courtyard wings.

Weather station, Varaždin

Weather station, Varaždin

The weather station in Varaždin, located next to the Alojzija Stepinca Street and Vatroslava Jagića promenade, was built in 1909. It is put up on the octogonal base with three steps.

Churches and bell towers

Churches and bell towers

There are 11 bell towers, 6 churches and 3 monasteries in the old city core. The highest tower is the tower of the Franciscan church (54,5 m) built in 1641. The patron saint of Varaždin is St. Nicholas.

The Varaždin Cemetery

The Varaždin Cemetery

Unlike other cemeteries, the Varaždin cemetery, creaeted by the visionary soul of Herman Haller, is not only a resting place of the dead, but also a remarkable example of park architecture and a nature monument.

The Old Town

The Old Town

The City's feudal fortress known as the Old Town is the most important historical building in Varaždin.

The Sanctuary of the Most Precious Blood of Christ

The Sanctuary of the Most Precious Blood of Christ

The town of Ludbreg is known in Croatia as the Sanctuary of the Most Precious Blood of Christ.

Roman excavation site "AQUAE IASAE"

Roman excavation site "AQUAE IASAE"

Between the 1st and the 4th century AD, near a thermal water spring, there was a very important Roman settlement named Aquae Iasae in the place of today's town of Varaždinske Toplice.

The Lepoglava lace

The Lepoglava lace

The tradition of lace-making is an example of culture of the area. As the high point of the baroque tradition, lace gives a touch of festivity to everyday life.

The Roman excavation site „IOVIA“

The Roman excavation site „IOVIA“

The town of Ludbreg is one of the oldest settlements in Croatia. That little town in Podravina region has developed on the crossroads of roads leading from the East to the West and from the north to the south, and all the traders had to pass over the river Bednja.

The Moscatelli organ in St. Mary's Church

The Moscatelli organ in St. Mary's Church

The organ in St. Mary's Church is one of the few organs in northern Croatia built in an Italian traditional style.

The Trakošćan castle and lake, a rich history dating from the 13th century

The Trakošćan castle and lake, a rich history dating from the 13th century

The Trakošćan castle was built in the late 13th century as part of the northwest Croatia defense system. It served as a smaller observation point for observing the road from Ptuj to the Bednja valley.

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