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Kastav

The history of Kastav is turbulent. Archeological discoveries confirm the presence of an Illyrian tribe of Japodi in 11th century B.C. on the site of today"s town. After them the town was governed by the Romans, Ostrogoths, Greeks, Lombards and in the 7th century the Croatians moved to the place and stayed here till today. Kastav offers to its visitors different

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Đakovo

Đakovo was first mentioned in written documents in 1239 in the deed of the Croatian duke Koloman Bosnian bishop Ponsi, which bishops are becoming masters of Đakovo and surrounding area. Since then, begins the history of the Diocese of Đakovo. Đakovo is now a bishop's town - the seat Đakovačko-Sirmium Diocese. In 1536 Đakovo occupied Turks and ruled nearly 150 years

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Vinkovci

A distinguished place among the numerous important details regarding the City history surely belongs to the oldest Indo-European calendar, the Orion. The archeologists discovered this vessel on March 21st, 1978 at the site of the present-day Hotel Slavonija. Twenty years later, it was determined that the engraved ornaments represent the constellations which dominate the night sky above Vinkovci. Here in the

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Vinkovci, Croatia

Ilok

Ilok is the easternmost town of the Republic of Croatia and a place where the East meets the West. It rises elegantly above the Danube, surrounded by the slopes and magnificent vineyards of Fruška Gora. It is a town of long history with interesting cultural contrasts woven into its medieval town, one of the largest urban and fortification complexes of

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Ilok, Croatia

Sisak

Durability of urban life in the modern city of Sisak has more than 2000 years. As such, it is one of the oldest settlements in this area. In 4th century BC, in what is now Sisak, where she has been inhabited by indigenous Illyrian tribes, breaking the Celts. Illyrian-Celtic settlement Segestica Roman army tried to take a number of occasions.

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Sinj

Suitable geographic position, caves, hills and fertile valleys have preconditioned the development of agriculture as well as the development of cattle breeding on the mountain slopes. After the fall of the Roman Empire, barbarians repeatedly invaded the area. At the beginning of the 7th century, Croats came from White Croatia (the Vistula region in today’s Poland) and settled in the

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Sinj, Croatia

Ozalj

Once the seat of the powerful Croatian nobility and the site of outstanding cultural and historical events, Ozalj town and its environs can boast a rich and glorious past. His identity and tourism promotion Ozalj today builds on the foundation of a valuable cultural and historical heritage and traditional special end. Due to its favorable position in prehistoric times on the

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Smiljan - Nikola Tesla Memorial Center

Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) was a pioneer scientist during the turn of the 20th century best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system. On 9th to July 10th at midnight, while over Smiljan flashes of lightning, Nikola Tesla was born. The rest is history. Village Smiljan near town of Gospić in Croatia

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Krapina - The Richest Neanderthal Finding Site In The World

In the year 1899, the fossil remnants of the Homo sapiens neanderthalensis species were found at the excavation site located at the Hušnjak hill in Krapina. During a six-year research at the site, led by highly expert Dragutin Gorjanović-Kramberger, a total of 876 single fossil Neanderthal fossil remains were found, placing Krapina in the world"s scientific heritage as the world"s

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Vukovar

The Vukovar area has always been an intersection of roads, the place where different cultures meet, but also a battleground in wars. The continuity of population in the Vukovar area can be followed for five thousand years through numerous archaeological sites. The Vučedol Culture, which was named for the location Vučedol, located five kilometres downstream on the Danube, holds particular

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Vukovar, Croatia