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A walk around the town

6. Voltica

6. Voltica

The entrance to the town nucleus is through the Voltica (the town’s gate) which was refurbished in 1731 during the Jesuit rule of Kastav. Above the baroque stone portal, a coat of arms of the Jesuit order was placed in 1769. In the past, firm ...

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7. The Museum Collection of the Kastav Region

7. The Museum Collection of the Kastav Region

The seat of the town government has for centuries been above the town’s gate and later became a private residence. In 1981, The Museum Collection of the Kastav Region was set comprising authentic artefacts, documents, photographs, geographic ...

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8. Vico's Coopery

8. Vico's Coopery

A collection of tools for producing coopery and various items made of wood are presented here in the authentic ambience of a former cooper workshop, where visitors can learn more about this traditional handicraft and sample some home-made wine and ...

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9. Idica's Bakery

9. Idica's Bakery

The oldest wood-fired oven in Kastav has been preserved in Idica's Bakery in Pelini, a part of Kastav's old town. Local women used to bring firewood in bundles from the nearby Loza forest. A baker would gain recognition depending on the taste, ...

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10. Lokvina, Kaštel and the Church of the Holy Trinity

10. Lokvina, Kaštel and the Church of the Holy Trinity

At the heart of the town is Lokvina, the main town square. Ever since the beginning of the 15th century the old Kaštel has been situated there. It was inhabited by kapitans - governors who ruled the town and the surrounding area on behalf of ...

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10. Delavska škola (The Trade School)

10. Delavska škola (The Trade School)

Delavska škola was established in 1885 and was one of the first schools of a kind in this region. Young men who gained specific technical knowledge there later became skilled tradesmen (stonemasons, blacksmiths, locksmiths and carpenters) for ...

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