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Tunnels

    It is quite certain that the legend of the tunnels under the present cathedral of St. Theresa of Avila has been tickling the imagination of the people of Bjelovar for decades. It is believed that the corridors below today’s cathedral are connected by tunnels that… Read More »Tunnels

    Vedi

    Vedi

      According to some beliefs, in addition to all kinds of beasts, unusual creatures resembling humans lived in the ancient large forests that stretched from the peaks of Bilogora all the way up to Kalinovac and Ferdinandovac. Legend has it that the Vedi left their original… Read More »Vedi

      Krivomjeri

      Krivomjeri

        Invisible creatures that pull chains behind them and are only visible at night are called krivomjeri. These are the souls of those who cheated during their lives while measuring land plot boundaries. They are now doomed to measure the earth forever, until they measure it… Read More »Krivomjeri

        The largest pavilion in Europe

        The largest pavilion in Europe

          Bjelovar was founded in 1756 by the decree of the Austrian Empress Maria Theresa. That year, Eugen Kvaternik Square was created, which changed its name throughout history. First it was called “Parade Platz” and then “Maria Theresa Square” (Trg Marije Terezije), “Unity Square” (Trg Jedinstva),… Read More »The largest pavilion in Europe

          Janković castle park

          Janković castle park

            The castle park was growing simultaneously with the building of the castle, according to Viennese architect’s designs, and was completed in 1780. During the Janković era, the park covered an area of 14 ha. The park bears the hallmarks of the Baroque and landscape style,… Read More »Janković castle park

            Janković castle

            Janković castle

              The 18th century Castle of Count Antun Janković is located in the very centre of the city. It is one of the protected cultural monuments of the 1st category in Croatia and one of the most valuable Baroque buildings in Bjelovar-Bilogora County. Today, on the… Read More »Janković castle

              Kursalon

              Kursalon

                The most prominent building in Lipik is most certainly the Kursalon, once a famous and luxurious spa recognizable by the buildings located in a large park. It was built in 1893 on the south side of the park, designed by the Hungarian architect Gustav Rath… Read More »Kursalon

                Pejačević castle

                Pejačević castle

                  It is named after the first builders and owners, Counts Pejačević. It is located in the city centre, surrounded by a park, on the site of a medieval fortress, which in the early 19th century gave way to the castle, the seat of the manor.… Read More »Pejačević castle

                  Julius Park

                  Julius Park

                    Julias Park is one of the oldest spa parks in continental Croatia! The spa park has the stylistic characteristics of the Baroque era (with elements of historicism and English landscape garden art style) and as such is protected. Within this spa park there are buildings… Read More »Julius Park

                    Ginko tree, Julius Park

                    Ginko tree, Julius Park

                      The oldest Ginkgo biloba tree in Croatia is located in Daruvar, in front of the Count Janković castle! In front of the southern entrance to Antun Janković’s castle, there are two specimens of the deciduous Ginkgo biloba tree, a female and a male specimen, originally… Read More »Ginko tree, Julius Park