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A part of history

Zvijezda (The Star) is the oldest part of Karlovac, built in the 16th century. Karlovac was a... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2013
jasmina_klc
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Karlovac
GREAT PLACE FOR A DAY TRIP

So much to see and do as you walk around this place. The people you may encounter are all so very... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
tahitionline
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Oysterville, Washington
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18 Apr 2018
“GREAT PLACE FOR A DAY TRIP”
25 Apr 2016
“star.”
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

So much to see and do as you walk around this place. The people you may encounter are all so very nice and fun to meet. Coffee shops are all over the place and NO STARBUCKS to be found (no locked bathrooms) and the great...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2016

What to say about place that you visit almost every day, by walking or ride a bicycle, for me this is beautiful place, this parks surrounding star are excellent.

1  Thank Zoran2014
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Bit's of the star are still visible surrounding the old town separating it from the larger more modern part of Karlovac. We spent less than an hour strolling from one end of the old town to the other and back. It was a nice walk...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2015

Karlovac is a relatively new settlement which knows the exact date of production - 13 July 1579 . It was founded as a fortress to protect against the Turkish conquest, in the plain at the confluence of the river Korana to river Kupa, at the...More

2  Thank TCork2014
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Karlovac is small city and you won't find a lot of stuff to do, but they are saying that it is a town on four rivers which is quite unique. For a one day or half-day stroll it is recommended to park near the river...More

2  Thank Sasha P
Reviewed 25 May 2015

It's one of those cities with a great history but it's not told as much. Good to be discovered personally though.

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Reviewed 14 June 2014

Don't waste your time visiting Karlovac as there is nothing to see. Very little assistance for tourists to find any attractions unlike Zagreb. You need a vivid imagination to see the star-shaped fortress.

1  Thank John J
Reviewed 28 April 2014

You can feel smell of the horses, you can hear the armor noise. It is unique world military heritage.

1  Thank Leo P
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Zvijezda (The Star) is the oldest part of Karlovac, built in the 16th century. Karlovac was a fortified town built to take part in the defense against the Turks that were invading Europe at the time. Its ground plan was laid out in the form...More

6  Thank jasmina_klc
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