The town and its cultural heritage

The town and its cultural heritage

­­The town of Ogulin is located in the very heart of continental Croatia, halfway between Zagreb and Rijeka. Situated in a large valley intersected by two beautiful rivers – the Dobra and the...

The Frankopan Tower

­The fort built around 1500 by the Frankopan family is now one of the trademarks of Ogulin. The fort is located near the Frankopan Hotel. From the fall of the Modruš fort to the mid 16th...

Sacral objects

­The Church of the Holy Cross is the parish church of Ogulin. The construction started in 1781, and the first Mass was celebrated in 1785. Ogulin Deanery is part of the Diocese of Gospić and...

Modruš fort

­Modruš is the older and common name for the medieval complex of fortified aristocratic, parochial and feudal town on the top of the hill, and the settlement that developed beneath. The old...

King Tomislav’s Park

­­The Park is located across the street from the Frankopan Hotel. It is adorned by high trees, a fountain, park benches, a playground, Cesarovac Spring, and a monument to the first king of...

Bust and Birth House of Ivana Brlić Mažuranić

­Ivana Brlić Mažuranić was born in Ogulin, on April 17, 1874. On the 100th anniversary of the famous author’s birth, her bust was revealed in Ogulin. Ivana Brlić Mažuranić’s birth...

Significant bridges of the Oglin area.

­­Molinari’s Bridge across the Dobra in Puškarići. There is an old watermill on the river, beside the bridge. Marmont’s Bridge in Oštarije, built during the French reign. The...

Tennis hall

Tennis first appeared in Ogulin in the 1930s. The game was played by clerks, merchants, agronomists, veterinarians and doctors for recreational purposes only. Nowadays, there are three active...


Nature and Surroundings

Đula's Chasm

The center of Ogulin holds a phenomenon of hydro-geological natural formation. The flow of the Dobra River ends in a canyon passing through the very center of town. The river disappears through a...

Klek

­­The valley holding the town of Ogulin is dominated by a mountain of a spectacular shape and stunning beauty – the Mountain of Klek, at an elevation of 1,182 meters. The mountain’s...

Lakes

­The Sabljaci Lake is a true pearl of the Ogulin region, and the eleventh largest lake in Croatia. From this year, the “sea of Ogulin” has been marked by a blue flag. The lake is suitable...

Rivers

­The Dobra River’s source is in the vicinity of Skrad in Gorski Kotar. The entire flow of the river passes through a picturesque landscape surrounded by tame meadows and steep canyons. In...

Bijele Stijene and Samarske Stijene

This is an exceptionally beautiful area and a unique geomorphic phenomenon of karstic rocks within a forest, with many interesting plants and animals. The area of Bijele Stijene (White Cliffs) is...

Bjelolasica

Bjelolasica is the highest mountain of the Velika Kapela massif in Gorski Kotar – with the highest peak at an elevation of 1534 meters. In good weather, the mountain peak offers a rare and...

Stožac

This is another location favored by hikers. This 808 meters high peak can be reached by a stairway consisting of three hundred wooden steps. Stožac is located beside Klek and is often used by...

Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes are a world famous destination and one of the most beautiful national parks in Europe. The Park consists of 16 larger and numerous small lakes lined one after another at different...