"TURANJ NEAR KARLOVAC" Karlovac by balhannah

Karlovac Travel Guide: 36 reviews and 149 photos

Karlovac is a City named for Archduke of Austria, Charles II.

In German, it means Karlstadt or Carlstadt ("Charles's Town").

The City was built in 1579, including a new city-fortress was a part of the deal between the Protestant nobility of Inner Austria and the archduke Charles II of Austria, in exchange for their religious freedom. The Nobility agreed to finance the building of a new fortress against the Ottoman Empire.

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  • Last visit to Karlovac: Jun 2011
  • Intro Updated Nov 27, 2012
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  • toonsarah's Profile Photo
    Jun 17, 2013 at 7:19 AM

    A sad sight indeed

  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Aug 26, 2012 at 3:16 AM

    Yes, sad to see that many villages still are damaged

    • balhannah's Profile Photo
      Aug 26, 2012 at 9:19 PM

      It was quite a shock to us still seeing homes with bullet holes etc. So sad too, as you can see a lot of the people are very poor.

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Jul 26, 2012 at 1:42 PM

    Yes, it's a sad sight to see so many houses with bullet holes.

  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Jul 9, 2012 at 12:54 PM

    Interesting little page here. Yes, like Claus I also think that Karlovac is mainly famous for its beer.

  • cachaseiro's Profile Photo
    Mar 23, 2012 at 12:46 AM

    I camped myself by Karlovac a few years ago.
    The town also has a big brewery i remember.

  • ViajesdelMundo's Profile Photo
    Mar 8, 2012 at 7:45 AM

    always such a dichotomy; the beautiful scenery and the big tanks!

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