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Ozalj Castle

Ozalj Castle
Ozalj Castle
Ozalj Castle is located in Croatia
Ozalj Castle
Ozalj Castle
Coordinates45°36′52″N 15°28′15″E / 45.614398°N 15.47096°E / 45.614398; 15.47096
Site information
OwnerBrethren of the Croatian Dragon
Controlled byBabonić family
Frankopan family
Zrinski family
Perlas family
Thurn und Taxis
Brethren of the Croatian Dragon
Site history
TypeProtected cultural good
Reference no.Z-286[1]

Ozalj Castle (Croatian: Stari grad Ozalj or Gradina Ozalj) is a castle in the town of Ozalj, Croatia.


The Ozalj fortress, located on the stone cliff perched above the Kupa River, is one of the best-known fortifications of this type in Croatia. It is a very old stronghold (first mentioned in 1244) that has been converted into a castle. The popularity of this castle is because this was the joint castle of the Croatian noble families of Frankopan and Zrinski. In fact, it was the scene of the ill-fated Zrinski–Frankopan conspiracy, which significantly marked the history of Croatia. In the castle there is a museum and a library, and it is in a relatively good state of repair.


See also

Media related to Ozalj Castle at Wikimedia Commons


  1. ^ "Stari grad Ozalj". Registar Kulturnih Dobara. Retrieved 2023-06-08.

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