Kalnik

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Kalnik is located on the border of Zagorje, Prigorje and Podravina, about 80 km from Zagreb. Here visitors are greeted by a picturesque forest world, educational trail and the remains of two old forts. The smaller of them is located at the top of Mali Kalnik, and the larger on Veliki Kalnik. Kalnik was once even proclaimed a royal palace, during the reign of King Sigismund, whose wife Barbara of Celje, also known in legends as the "Black Queen", often came here. The city was first mentioned in the 13th century and consisted of three parts.
The first one was built at the time of the Tatar invasion, when King Bela IV hid in it for some time, with which the legend of the Kalnik “plum growers” ​​is connected. of which he bestowed upon them noble honors.

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4.6
(9 reviews)
Mateo
very good!!!
Joe
Hiking in Kalnik was a great experience. The vertical cliffs create awe-inspiring views of the valley below which we could not get enough of. This town is another paradise.
Delfine
This town is very serene. We were able to learn and appreciate the heritage of the area through its architecture by visiting several monuments that showcase the culture and artistic nature of the locals. It was a wonderful trip.
Marriane
Kalnik is a phenomenal town. The activities offered here included sport mountain climbing and paragliding which we enjoyed doing immensely. We shall definitely visit again.
Herman
While in Kalnik, I enjoyed getting to see the fortresses and learning the story behind their construction. They are very intriguing and yet serene to wander in. This town is very calming.
Asa
My family and i visted this town and had a restful trip. We enjoyed walking on the educational trail where we had the various trees and plants that grow in the area explained. It was a rejuvenating experience.
Jack
There are a lot of fun places to visit in Kalnik. My girlfriend and I enjoyed taking walks admiring the iconic cathedrals with their towering buildings and quiet surroundings. We had a restful vacation.