ELTZ CASTLE, VUKOVAR

It is among the most representative buildings of the Baroque period on Croatian soil.

It is among the most representative buildings of the Baroque period on Croatian soil.

Construction of the castle began in 1749th The owner of Vukovar fiefdoms Count Kazimir Anselm Eltz. Initially it was built in only the central part, and later the castle built on several occasions. Already 1781st made the first major expansion, and final appearance at the beginning of the 20th century designed by Viennese architect Siedeka. Large dimension, the concept of luxurious, rich stylistic richness of detail, but maintains harmonious relations. It is among the most representative buildings of the Baroque period on Croatian soil. Since 1968. The Eltz Castle is located in the Vukovar Municipal Museum. The building in 1991. suffered terrible damage. Restoration of the castle as a whole is currently underway as part of the Council of Europe and the Ministry of Culture 'Vukovar - Vuńćedol - Ilok: Research - Renewal - Refurbishment'.