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Karlovac is located in central Croatia It is just 56 kilometeres from our main city Zagreb The town is famous for his renaissance history and monuments.

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2 Karlovac is located in 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 –

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

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6 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

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8 The Milestone The City Hall The War Museum The Old Wood Bridge

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10 Zorin dom – The Town Theatre - raised in the home of the first Croatian singing quire Zora

11 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 built on the riuns of the Roman settlement

12 The Music School – the oldest one in Croatia years old

13 Edison – the first cinema in the country, built in today is the most popular club in our town

14 The Holy Trinity Parish 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

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

16 Traditional Town Birthday ball – on 13 th July - 432nd birthday of Karlovac in on the main square

17 The Days of Nobility – 9 th to 25 th May - medieval fights - The Old Town of Dubovac

18 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

19 Nikola Tesla, the inventor of electricity, attended high school in Karlovac Brothers Seljan-world famous explorers

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