The Baroque has left a mark on Vinkovci, particularly on its main square which is a striking example of Baroque town architecture and ‘represents an area of high cultural, historical, urbanistic, architectural, stylistic and aesthetic value for Vinkovci’. The main square, named after the Viceroy Josip Šokčević, is dominated by the town park which was […]
Eltz Manor is a Baroque castle in Vukovar, Croatia. The 18th century manor is the location of the Vukovar City Museum. In 1736 Philipp Karl von Eltz, the Archchancellor of the Holy Roman Empire and Prince-Archbishop of Mainz, had purchased Vukovar manor in the eastern Kingdom of Slavonia (Syrmia), then part of the Habsburg Monarchy ruled […]
Park around the special Hospital for medical rehabilitation was shaped at the end of the 19th century, and was proclaimed a monument to garden architecture in 1965. It covers an area of 10,40 hectares. The park has kept its original surface and is without any huge changes in composition.
Osijek’s Tvrdja complex was built in the 18th century with impressive defensive walls and town gates, Romanic nucleus and rectangular main square, so the Osijek is the most important military, economic, administrative and cultural center of Slavonia. Tvrdja belongs to most important old Croatian town nucleuses and it has the greatest harmony of Baroque military buildings […]
The border-guards’ Watch-Tower in Županja, today’s building of the Stjepan Gruber Regional Museum, was built in early 19th century, and remains the only preserved example of Military Border architecture in Croatia. It is located on the bank of the Sava River. After reconstruction and restoration, it looks as if it had never lost its original […]
Stara Gradiska is a small town placed near river Sava. And its role in Brodsko – posavska county is small today. But it wasn’t always like that. Stara Gradiska is marked by old baroque fortress, which began to build at 1715. Unlike of those in Slavonski Brod, this fortress covered civilian settlement and because of that […]