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Grad Castle in Goricko - Grad Grad na Goričkem
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Grad Castle in Goricko 

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Grad Castle is located in the village Grad in Goricko. The village Grad is the biggest and the oldest settlement in Goricko. The castle is a cultural memorial and it is very important in the state level. It is protected with its surroundings and castle park as the artistry, architecture and cultural memorial. The castle is the big trump for the touristical resuscitate of the village Grad. The local people wants that the castle would be live again as the centre of the political, economical and cultural life of the region. Grad Castle is at the moment under the renovation. It is the biggest castle complex in Slovenia. It has over 365 rooms. The history of the castle goes to the year 1208. The owners were frequently different. Between the First World War and the Second World War were its owner the industrial Geza Hartner from Murska Sobota. At that time was equipped with art works and very well preserved, afterwards was till the renovation long time abandoned and left to the destruction. Inside of the castle is the fountain, which is insured with plate and cut in the vivid rock. In the time of the attacks and sieges had played the important role. In the castle yard is the focal point of the energetic forces. The vibrations of the castle radiation should heal different illnesses. The visitors can see only one part of the rooms. It is open the wedding room, smith's, potter's and wheelwright's workroom and some of the ethnological collections. It is also available the smaller souvenir shop. The biggest traditional performance is the Night of the witches.


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Grad Castle in Goricko - Grad Castle in Goricko

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Grad Castle in Goricko
Grad Castle in Goricko - View of the southern part with entrance of Grad Castle

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View of the southern part with entrance of Grad Castle
Grad Castle in Goricko - Southeastern part of castle with round tower

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Southeastern part of castle with round tower
Grad Castle in Goricko - Belfry with chapel

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Belfry with chapel
Grad Castle in Goricko - Entrance portal

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Entrance portal
Grad Castle in Goricko - Coat-of-arms of the last owners Szecheny above entrance

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Coat-of-arms of the last owners Szecheny above entrance
Grad Castle in Goricko - View of the entrance part of castle from inner castle yard

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View of the entrance part of castle from inner castle yard
Grad Castle in Goricko - Three-storeyed arcaded corridor on the southeastern part of castle

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Three-storeyed arcaded corridor on the southeastern part of castle
Grad Castle in Goricko - View of belfry from the place below arcade near inner yard

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View of belfry from the place below arcade near inner yard
Grad Castle in Goricko - Arcaded corridor in the ground floor

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Arcaded corridor in the ground floor
Grad Castle in Goricko - View of the northern part of castle and castle yard

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View of the northern part of castle and castle yard
Grad Castle in Goricko - Arcaded corridor in the upper floor

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Arcaded corridor in the upper floor
Grad Castle in Goricko - View of wester part of castle with belfry

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View of wester part of castle with belfry
Grad Castle in Goricko - Western part of castle with higher yard

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Western part of castle with higher yard
Grad Castle in Goricko - Restoration works in castle hall

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Restoration works in castle hall
Grad Castle in Goricko - Old furniture in Grad Castle

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Old furniture in Grad Castle
Grad Castle in Goricko - Old circular staircase in the castle yard or onetime well?

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Old circular staircase in the castle yard or onetime well?
Grad Castle in Goricko - Castle park of Grad Castle

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Castle park of Grad Castle
Grad Castle in Goricko - Hole in castle park - onetime well?

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Hole in castle park - onetime well?

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Distances in brackets are approximate air distances. Street distances can be much longer.

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