The Vrbanić gardens

The “town of parks” is proud of its Vrbanić Gardens, opened to the public in 1896. Its landscape-design is probably its most valuable feature. The initiative for this park, designed to be a small open-air botanical garden, was put forth by the “Town Beautification...

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Radićeva street

Radićeva street is a unique Karlovac street, connecting the two rivers, the Kupa and the Korana. Its official name is the Stjepan Radić Street, Radićeva for short. We like this term of endearment because we love it. An eternal dilemma of the locals, the...

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Main town square -Josip ban Jelačić square

The streets inside the Star are arranged at right angles. After the plague epidemic in 1691, a votive column (the Plague Pillar), with a statue of the Madonna on top of it, was built on the main town square. A well, ornamented with allegorical...

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The Zorin dom

Why is the Karlovac theatre called the Zorin dom? Is this some Zora's home? Yes, in a way. It is the home of Zora, the first Croatian choir. And at one point in the 19th century, Zora decided to build its own home. Through singing and melodious performances, with the...

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The Katzler Pavilion

Congratulations! You have just found the Katzler Pavilion, the smallest tourist mega-centre in the world, a souvenir shop, a museum, a gallery, a Karlovac culture and history vault, a favourite meeting point of the natives. All in one place. It can...

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The Karlovac Food Market

Bread, milk, potatoes, apples, cheese and cream… these are the staples of everyone's market shopping list in Karlovac. But that is not all! While buying carrots, sauerkraut and lettuce, you'll also get the farmer's smile for free, maybe also a comment on...

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The National Shrine

    The St. Joseph Church in Karlovac is located at the foot of the Dubovac Castle hill. Its modern design adorns the area in the vicinity of the centuries old wood and the Dubovac neighbourhood, connecting the work of divine nature with people. It is the...

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St. Nicholas Church

The Josip ban Jelačić Square flanked by two church towers is a familiar postcard sight. St. Nicholas church at the central square of the Old Town, along with the Church of the Holy Trinity, is a well-known town vista, too. It is the only Orthodox church in Karlovac....

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The Vučjak Traditional House

As its name suggests, the Vučjak traditional house is located in Vučjak, a colourful village on a hill overlooking Karlovac. Apart from preserving the traditional songs, dances and customs, members of the 'Sv. Ana – Vučjak' folklore society have collected...

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