Trakošćan (Trakoscan), Croatia
Trakošćan (Trakoscan) highlights
Trakošćan Castle is located in northern Croatia, in the Varaždin County, and dates back to the 13th century.
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Last reviewed: 25 May 2020
Trakošćan (Trakoscan) description
Trakošćan was built in the 13th century within Croatia's northwestern fortification system, as a rather small observation fortress for monitoring the road from Ptuj to Bednja Valley.
According to a legend, Trakošćan was named after another fortification (arx Thacorum) that was alleged to have stood in the same spot back in antiquity.
The castle itself reveals different phases of building. For several centuries, it used to be a fortification, so that the reconstructions undertaken during that period were functional rather than aesthetic. The facility's essential core is a Romanesque fortification consisting of a housing unit, a small fortified yard, and a massive high tower. The fortification's good location and its observation tower made it safe and easy to defend.
Trakošćan (Trakoscan) related tours
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