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Gornja Radgona - Radgona Castle 

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Radgona Castle is located in the Gornja Radgona, which lies in the right bank of the river Mura. The city is situated by the main road from the Murska Sobota to Maribor, at the border with Austria. Gornja Radgona is lying in the hill Grajski gric. It is famous by annual agricultural fair. Radgona Castle was first mentioned in the 12th century. It stands in the hill from there is a beautiful view to the surroundings. It was built by the aristocrat with Slovenian origin Radigoj. Its first owners were counts Spanheim. Through the centuries the owners were different several times. The present image the castle got in the year 1775 by the count Leopold Herberstein. The last owners were counts Chorinsky. They sold it in the year 1931 to the ban's administration. In the Radgona Castle was by the Second World War the elementary school. Now is the castle in the lease of the local man Milan Herzog. At the present he is renovating this beautiful building. In the castle is also the wedding hall. Radgona Castle was several times enlarged and rebuilt. The entrance is through the external yard. You can first visit the two-storeyed building. They were preserved the apertures for the chains of the lifting bridge. The main gates are massive and lined with sheet metal. Above the entrance you can see the blazon of the counts Herberstein. At the end of the court you can come to the other entrance. Here you can see the apertures of the lifting bridge, which means that was here the internal castle ditch. In the portal is the double blazon of Herberstein-Eggenberg. You can come to the other yard by the longer corridor, which is by all four sides arcaded. The main three-storeyed castle building is entirely under the cellar. Sometimes the castle also had its 56 metres deep fountain. The top of the castle is concluded by the small tower. Beside the castle, opposite of the first entrance, was more than 50 metres long chesnut promenade. Radgona castle will be reorganized to the representation building.


Photos

Radgona Castle - Gornja Radgona - Radgona Castle

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Gornja Radgona - Radgona Castle
Radgona Castle - Path to the castle from memorial park Nikoli vec (Never again)

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Path to the castle from memorial park Nikoli vec (Never again)
Radgona Castle - View to the castle from Grajska cesta

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View to the castle from Grajska cesta
Radgona Castle - Monument near Grajska cesta

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Monument near Grajska cesta
Radgona Castle - Southern part of Radgona Castle

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Southern part of Radgona Castle
Radgona Castle - Side view of souther part of castle

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Side view of souther part of castle
Radgona Castle - Western side of castle with the main entrance

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Western side of castle with the main entrance
Radgona Castle - Entrance with Herberstein coat-of-arms above doors and holes for chains of drawbridge

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Entrance with Herberstein coat-of-arms above doors and holes for chain...
Radgona Castle - Radgona Castle with small tower with clock

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Radgona Castle with small tower with clock
Radgona Castle - Outer yard surrounded with two-storeyed outbuilding

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Outer yard surrounded with two-storeyed outbuilding
Radgona Castle - View on part of outbuilding that surround outer yard

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View on part of outbuilding that surround outer yard
Radgona Castle - Enclose ramp leads to the entrance in inner yard

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Enclose ramp leads to the entrance in inner yard
Radgona Castle - Portal with double coat-of-arms - Herberstein and Eggenberg

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Portal with double coat-of-arms - Herberstein and Eggenberg
Radgona Castle - Bust

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Bust
Radgona Castle - Inner caslte yard in Gornja Radgona

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Inner caslte yard in Gornja Radgona
Radgona Castle - Arcaded hall around inner yard

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Arcaded hall around inner yard
Radgona Castle - Arcaded hall

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Arcaded hall
Radgona Castle - Corridor to the outer yard

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Corridor to the outer yard
Radgona Castle - Pulpit

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Pulpit
Radgona Castle - Coach

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Coach
Radgona Castle - Lapidary

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Lapidary
Radgona Castle - Hall in the castle

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Hall in the castle
Radgona Castle - The castle room with bed

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The castle room with bed
Radgona Castle - The castle hall

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The castle hall
Radgona Castle - Chesnut promenade near Radgona castle

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Chesnut promenade near Radgona castle
Radgona Castle - Pond near castle

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Pond near castle

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

Hotels, Apartments and Rooms

Cankova
From 50 € per room
Radenci
From 45 € per room
Radenci
From 50 € per room
Radenci
From 69 € per room
Cerkvenjak -
From 48 €
Cankova -
From 63 €
Benedikt v Slovenskih Goricah -
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Data

Municipality: APAČE (3637 population)

Settlements in the municipality:

Apače (528 population), Žepovci (396), Lutverci (342), Segovci (305), Črnci (299),

Lešane (192), Podgorje (191), Nasova (187), Žiberci (176), Stogovci (143), Drobtinci (130), Grabe (111), Mahovci (110), Plitvica (106), Zgornje Konjišče (95), Vratja vas (90), Vratji Vrh (78), Pogled (58), Janhova (39), Spodnje Konjišče (39), Novi vrh (22)


Municipality: GORNJA RADGONA (8586 population)

Settlements in the municipality:

Gornja Radgona (3159 population), Črešnjevci (817), Spodnja Ščavnica (405), Police (395), Negova (347),

Zbigovci (268), Lomanoše (265), Ptujska Cesta (225), Plitvički Vrh (179), Ivanjševski Vrh (170), Mele (168), Norički Vrh (160), Podgrad (160), Očeslavci (159), Lokavci (157), Stavešinski Vrh (151), Spodnji Ivanjci (147), Zagajski Vrh (136), Radvenci (132), Orehovski Vrh (132), Hercegovščak (123), Lastomerci (122), Kunova (122), Ivanjševci ob Ščavnici (85), Stavešinci (80), Gornji Ivanjci (75), Orehovci (70), Ivanjski Vrh (69), Rodmošci (54), Aženski Vrh (54)


Municipality: RADENCI (5304 population)

Settlements in the municipality:

Radenci (2201 population), Boračeva (418), Hrastje-Mota (360), Janžev Vrh (262), Okoslavci (246),

Kapelski Vrh (243), Paričjak (232), Šratovci (182), Murščak (164), Radenski Vrh (150), Murski Vrh (119), Rihtarovci (114), Hrašenski Vrh (103), Turjanci (99), Rački Vrh (82), Turjanski Vrh (81), Spodnji Kocjan (63), Kocjan (56), Kobilščak (51), Zgornji Kocjan (30), Melanjski Vrh (25), Žrnova (23)

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