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Local name: Medvedgrad

Medvedgrad in Zagreb is a medieval fortress built in the 13th century. It is located on the Mali Plazur hill at an altitude of 593 meters above sea level. Today it is one of the most important attractions of the region, there is an excellent vantage point, you can also see the "Altar of the Fatherland" (Oltar Domovine), which was created in honor of Croatian soldiers killed during the struggle for independence country.

One of the valuable architectural monuments is the early Gothic chapel of St. Filip and Jakub (Kapela sv. Filipa and Jakova). Over the centuries, the castle had many owners, they lived here, among others kings of Hungary and Croatia - Bela IV and Maciej Korwin.

In the 16th century, the fortress suffered from two earthquakes. It was abandoned and deteriorated for many years. It wasn't until the 1970s that conservation work began.


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    Medvedgrad map
    prilaz Kraljičinom zdencu 10000 Zagreb , Croatia