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  1. History & culture of Karlovac

  2. About Karlovac • Karlovac is locatedin central Croatia • It is just 56 kilometeres from our main city Zagreb • The town is famous for his renaissance history and monuments • It was known as a military fortres in history • Population – 60 000

  3. History

  4. The old town of Dubovac • The first settlement in the region • Founded beetwen 10-13 century • First rulers were the Babonić family and Stjepan Frankopan • Turkish army attacked Dubovac the day before the begining of the construction of Karlovac

  5. The Old Town Dubovac

  6. The birth of Karlovac on four rivers • The construction started on 13 th July 1579 as a military fortress • It was constructed in the form of a six pointed star • Ideal renaissance city • Named after Karl von Habsburg, its constuctor • It lies on the banks of 4 rivers : the Korana, the Mrežnica, the Kupa and the Dobra • In 1776 the town was proclaimed The Free Royal Town • It was the crossroad of 3 main roads : the Josephine, the Caroline, the Luisiana

  7. Monuments The Milestone The City Hall The War Museum The Old Wood Bridge

  8. Culture

  9. Cultural buildings • Zorin dom – The Town Theatre - raised in 1892 - the home of the first Croatian singing quire “Zora”

  10. Cultural buildings • The Town Museum –former country house of the ruling family Frankopan -the oldest palace in the old center built in the beging of 17 C. - became a museum on 18 th December 1904 - built on the riuns of the Roman settlement

  11. Cultural buildings • The Music School – the oldest one in Croatia - 202 years old

  12. Cultural buildings • Edison – the first cinema in the country, built in 1918 -today is the most popular club in our town

  13. Cultural buildings • The Holy Trinity Parish 1579- the church was given to the Franciscans when they came in town - after the fire in 1692 the churche was restored in a Baroque style

  14. Manifestations • The Festival of Beer –set up in August - it lasts 10 days -the opening parade - the amusement park -the concerts

  15. Manifestations • Traditional Town Birthday ball – on 13 th July - 432nd birthday of Karlovac in 2011 - on the main square

  16. Manifestations • The Days of Nobility – 9 th to 25 th May - “medieval fights” - The Old Town of Dubovac

  17. Sport • The most popular sport in town is basketball • In 1970 –The Basketball World Championship • In 1975 –The European Basketball Championship • In 2003 – The Women World Handball Championship

  18. Interestingthings • Nikola Tesla, the inventor of electricity, attended high school in Karlovac • Brothers Seljan-world famous explorers

  19. A part of Michael Jackson’s music spot “Earth song” was made in Karlovac

  20. The End