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Tvrdalj Castle

Riva, Stari Grad, Hvar Island 21460, Croatia
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“fish pond” (12 reviews)
“entrance fee” (4 reviews)
“nice fish” (3 reviews)
Riva, Stari Grad, Hvar Island 21460, Croatia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool and there is a lot of history, but as the title says it is run down. It is worth a visit if you are in the area to check it out though.

Thank Alexj786
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Like many attractions in Croatia, this is a lost opportunity for tourist revenue. Ancestors (I believe) live in the upper floors and very little has been done in the remainder of the structure. Still it is inexpensive and an interesting concept.

Thank Derek F
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

İts good but not to much necessary to see... its like a garden more than a castle. And the enterance is not so much expensive you can go inside with 15 or 20 hrk. İ dont remember now. But again its not so necessary

Thank Melis Y
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Mis informed it would take a while to visit. Just located in main square. Small gardens and fish pond to walk around- very tranquil but not much else. Unless meditating, this visit will not take long, although pleased to have gone.

Thank xenon308daily
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice historical place! In need of some loving and better care but still takes your breath away when you enter see those arches and fish pond! One thing that Croatian historical places are lacking and will need to change if they ever want to...More

Thank esunjic
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This place is not really a castle, perhaps a mansion big enough. The guide explained the history of this place and the great poet Hektorovic. There is a nice , calm and beautiful garden around.

Thank Raghuraman C
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Poet Petar Hektorović lifetime's project. His own architectural design, originally built as a fortification against the attack of the Ottoman Turks, it contains an unique fishpool, an arcaded terrace with a beautiful view, a tower, a dovecote, wells and a colourful garden. An oasis of...More

Thank dads5ric
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Tucked away at the back of the main square, a little gem and an oasis of calm. A lovely fish pond, garden and dovecote. It sounds a little dull as I type this but it was really evocative and genuine. Go see if you are...More

Thank TheShuffs
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The is a very interesting castle in the town of Stari Grad. It has a beautiful garden and pond. If you are in town it is definitely worth seeing,

1  Thank CCG1982
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit without a doubt. With all of it's history, amazing architecture, small charming pool and a beautiful, peaceful garden.

Thank Marija M
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