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Veliki Tabor is located in Desinic - Krapina-Zagorje County, a pleasant and enjoyable daytrip (57 KM) from Zagreb.  Today Veliki Tabor Castle operates as a museum,  displaying antique medieval weapons and tools.


Veliki Tabor Castle is what you think of when then think of a castle, its appearance, its massive fortified walls,  its location, build on  top of a hill (approximately 330 meters above sea level), this magic medieval fortified castle is complete with turrets and towers. The walls incorporate four towers which surround the main section of the castle


Construction of Veliki Tabor is said to have started in the 12th century, various sections of Veliki Tabor Castle have been dated to different centuries, the most like explanations would be that the castle was either expanded from the original or repaired due to attacks over the centuries.  Castle Veliki Tabor is situated approximately 330 meters above sea level and and occupies approximately an astonishing 3340 square meters.


One interesting fact of interest about Veliki Tabor is its water well which is measured at a depth of approximately 30 meters,  considering when the well was dug (est. 12th Century), this is an astonishing feat.


The castles has had restoration work done to it over the centuries to return it to its original splendor and glory, 



Veliki Tabor Castle Museum Open Times
April -> October Open between 10am and 6pm, 7 days a week
October -> April Open between 9am and 5pm, 7 days a week



Veliki Tabor Castle Entry Cost
Adults 20 Kuna
Concession 15 Kuna


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