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.
Grad Castle in Goricko
View of the southern part with entrance of Grad Castle
Southeastern part of castle with round tower
Belfry with chapel
Coat-of-arms of the last owners Szecheny above entrance
View of the entrance part of castle from inner castle yard
Three-storeyed arcaded corridor on the southeastern part of castle
View of belfry from the place below arcade near inner yard
Arcaded corridor in the ground floor
View of the northern part of castle and castle yard
Arcaded corridor in the upper floor
View of wester part of castle with belfry
Western part of castle with higher yard
Restoration works in castle hall
Old furniture in Grad Castle
Old circular staircase in the castle yard or onetime well?
Castle park of Grad Castle
Hole in castle park - onetime well?