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“half day trip”(3 reviews)
“worth a visit”(2 reviews)
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The fort of Veliki Tabor is one of the most important cultural and historical monuments of secular architecture in continental Croatia, with a unique monumental and authentic fortification structure. Situated at the top of Mount Hum Kosnicki, at 333...more
Hum Koshnichki 1, Desinic 49216, Croatia
+385 49 374 970
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 January 2012

Very interesting castle with big museum inside (unfortunalely, it's open only till 3 PM in winter). Great view from the outside on the hills of Hrvatsko Zagorje. Taking photos is allowed everywhere. Don't miss a chance to get yourself a photo in guillotine! :-D Tip...More

4  Thank Zrinka
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 21 October 2011

When I first saw the pictures of Veliki Tabor castle, I loved its massive towers and architectural plan in general, and was keen to see it. On our research stage, TA forum regulars confirmed it was still under the reconstruction. But we decided to drive...More

2  Thank Cora_v
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Medieval castle. Remarkable one. Very interesting exhibition. You can feel history between the walls

Thank Leo P
Reviewed 28 September 2018

This castle has been beautifully restored with a great deal of historic information. It's off the beaten path but worth a visit. Not crowded like so many other venues.

Thank samuel755
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Nice castle with artifacts from area history. whole castle is renovated but interior is limited. View to the surrounding is magnificent.

Thank gorand74
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

A beautiful fortress hour and a half away from Zagreb. Its located near the village of Desinic. The fortress was a home for few generations of europian noble families. Nowadays its a atraction for a weekend trip or local and town schools. Aldo the archicteture...More

Thank Nikolina S
Reviewed 6 December 2017

IT is a nice castle from the outside and very famous landmark picture of local hills. Very nice to look at and on the hill. But the interior of the castle is limited.

Thank Krpr
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The place is fully renovated and host few artefact exhibitions from different time periods, from 14BC up to 19th Century. Excellent opportunity to bond and lecturere Kid about past times, history and legends. Peaceful place with the Spirit of Veronika Desinicka

Thank Vi_14
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Real old castel, very nice view, interesting stories, but it isn't enough old furniture, that's my opinion

Thank zagy_0404
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Unlike Trakoscan, this is a real castle built for protection in the Middle Ages. It is gradually undergoing restoration. The exterior is impressive but much of the interior is still empty. Most of the exhibits do not have explanations in any other language than Croatian.

Thank Alizapedsem
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This castle has been recently restored. The restoration is beautiful and the castle is in great shape. However,it lacks life. Most rooms are unfurnished and many signs in museum are in Croatian only. English,French and German would be a minimum. The views from the castle...More

Thank hockeydad97
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Everything is laid out nicely in English. They have been working on it for over 20 years. A great place for a wedding just very narrow roads to get there.

Thank Vera F
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