OLD TOWN OZALJ

His identity and tourism promotion Ozalj today builds on the foundation of a valuable cultural and historical heritage and traditional special end.

His identity and tourism promotion Ozalj today builds on the foundation of a valuable cultural and historical heritage and traditional special end.

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.

The first mention Ozalj
Due to its favorable position in prehistoric times on the limestone cliff above the river, a settlement on the ground Ozalj old town. Pit located in a natural hollow rocks can be considered the oldest so far discovered quarters ovomedijelu Croatian. In the northern courtyard of the town was discovered early Romanesque church, is also the oldest in the wider Pannonian region. Archaeological finds of prehistoric, Roman and ranogsrednjovjekovlja testify about the ups and downs, and the continuity of settlement long before the 1244th , when the name of the town was first written.