Remains of Karlovac star, with regularly spaced squares and streets. Source: croatia.hr
Karlovac is the city on 4 rivers: Kupa, Korana, Mreznica and Dobra. It was built in the 16th Century to strengthen defense against the Ottoman Empire. It was founded as a six-pointed star fortress that is the combination of a fort and an ideal renaissance city. The river, road and railroad traffic made Karlovac a significant traffic, trading and merchant intersection where various industries are developed. It is also the location of the oldest brewery in Croatia. Visitors should certainly see the remains of Karlovac star-shaped fortress with its regularly spaced squares and streets rich with historical
Parish Church of the Holy Trinity and the Franciscan Monastery in the central square of the Karlovac star. Source: hr.wikipedia.org
buildings, such as: General Command (today College), City Museum, City Hall, old pharmacy, parish church and the Franciscan Monastery. Visitors can enjoy many city parks and participate in many events such as: Karlovac Carnival, pilgrimage to St. Joseph on Dubovac (19 March), Flower Fair (beginning of July), St. John's Eve (23 June), Karlovac Cultural Summer, Karlovac City Day (13 July), Karlovac Beer Days (in September), International Folklore Festival, Mushroom Week (end of September or beginning of October). In wintertime there is also an art academy Zilik that is active. In the summer,
Karlovac Beer Days - event visited by a large number of people from Karlovac. Source: kaportal.hr
one can do water sports on the rivers in Karlovac or go swim on River Korana. Nearby, there is a fortress - old town of Dubovac and close to it is the pilgrimage Church of St. Mary of Snow. Somewhat further there is Ozalj with castle of the Zrinski family, old town Ribnik, Vrlovka Cave, Duga Resa - monument to the planned industrial settlement, Bosiljevo, Ogulin, Winter Olympic Centre Bjelolasica, etc. Accommodation is available in many Karlovac hotels (Korana Srakovcic, Carlstadt, Europa, etc.), and private apartments. Apartments are available in the centre of Karlovac and its surroundings. One can enjoy Karlovacko beer with local food in numerous restaurants, relax in pastry shops or coffee shops, or have fun in night clubs.
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