The people of Djurdjevac are widely known for the unique Picokijada, an intangible cultural property of the Republic of Croatia which is under protection of the Ministry of Culture. The main event of this Djurdjevac cultural and historical story is the Legend of Picoki, a stage depiction of the Ottoman attack on the Old Town and its defense. The people of Djurdjevac base the legend on historical facts which show that back in 1552 the powerful Ulama-beg besieged the Djurdjevac fortress for a long time. In the Old Town, a cultural monument of the 1st category, there is a museum-gallery space with a valuable legacy of works of art by Ivan Lackovich Croata. Djurdjevachki pijesak, also known as Croatian Sahara, is a protected geographical and botanical reserve with a large number of endemic plant species, diverse fauna and attractive sand dunes.
№245 in Cities of Croatia