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Varazdin is called the Baroque city, the impressive Old Town, the luxurious churches, town manor houses, and particularly the Varazdin Cemetery amaze visitors withe their artistic range and cultural traditions.
A city on the right bank of the Drava river in the north-western Croatia, population 43.000
- first mentioned in 1181.
- it was chartered as a free royal town by King Andrew II in 1209,
- the privileges were confirmed by Bela IV in 1220
- in 1775 it became the administrative centre of the institutions of Civil Croatia
- the fire of 1776 destroyed most of the town, resulting in the administrative and political institutions moving back to Zagreb.
This beautiful Baroque Patacic Palace, situated just a foot from themain square of the town, houses the Bank nowadays and a nice cafe-bar in the ground floor.
The town of Varaždin is known as a green-town, there are plenty of parks in the city centre.
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