Varaždin

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for the European Museum of the Year Award. (''Tuesday's - Friday's: 10 AM - 5 PM; Saturday's and Sunday's: 10 AM - 1 PM; Closed on Monday's. +385 42 43-712, +385 42 212-918'') *


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'' in Leipzig (Germany) in 1871. DATE OF BIRTH July 6, 1838 PLACE OF BIRTH Varaždin, Austria-Hungary DATE OF DEATH August 5, 1923 Geography '''Križevci''' is a city in Koprivnica-Križevci County. Because of its nearness to Zagreb (57 km), Križevci is developing like a satellite city. It has a good position because it's close to all regional centers: Koprivnica (31 km), Bjelovar (33 km) and Varaždin (48&


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Varaždin.jpg thumb Varaždin's Croatian National Theater. thumb View of the Theater from the Park. (File:Varazdin-place.JPG) The Old Town (fortress) is an example of medieval defensive buildings. Construction began in the 14th century, and in the following century the rounded towers, typical of Gothic architecture in Croatia, were added. Today it houses the Town Museum. The fortress is depicted on the reverse (Obverse and reverse) of the Croatian 5 kuna (Croatian kuna) banknote, issued in 1993 and 2001. Croatian National Bank. Features of Kuna Banknotes: 5 kuna (1993 issue) & 5 kuna (2001 issue). – Retrieved on 30 March 2009. The Old and Contemporary Masters Gallery is located in the Sermage Palace, built in the rococo style in 1750. In 1523, Margrave Georg of Brandenburg (George, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach) built the town hall in late baroque style, with the Varaždin coat of arms at the foot of the tower, and it has continued in its function until the present day. There is a guard-changing ceremony every Saturday. Varaždin's Cathedral, a former Jesuit church, was built in 1647, and is distinguished by its baroque entrance, eighteenth-century altar, and paintings. There are many baroque and rococo palaces and houses in the town. Worth particular mention is Varaždin's Croatian National Theatre, built in 1873 and designed by the famous Viennese (Vienna) architects Herman Helmer and Ferdinand Fellner. A baroque music festival has been held annually in Varaždin since 1971, and attracts some of the finest musicians and their fans from Croatia and the world. Recommended to visitors is also the historical street festival ''Špancir fest'' every September. The city features its old city guard, named Purgari, in various city ceremonies as well as the weekly ceremony of the 'change of the guards' in front of the city hall. Additionally, Varaždin police officers patrol on bicycles in the warmer months.


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address lat long directions phone tollfree fax hours price content Is located at the early Classicist Herzer Palace in the center of the town. The first collection was established by Franjo pl. Koščec (1882-1968), the local high-school teacher and entomologist. He donated his large natural scientific collections to the City of Varaždin in 1959. His work was, in the 1962-1980 period, continued by his daughter Ružica Koščec. Since 1903 some 50,000 specimens have been


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Varteks (founded 2011) NK Varteks * Handball (Team handball): RK Varteks Di Caprio, RK Koka * Basketball: KK Vindi * Volleyball: OK Varaždin * Tennis: TK Varaždin * BK Vindija * KK Varteks * Hockey: "KHL Varaždin" * Wrestling: "Vindija" * Waterpolo: "Coning" * Badminton: "BK KAJ" * Bicycling: "BD Sloga" * Track and Field: "TK Marathon 95" Education Varaždin has a rich and developed


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;nbsp;km). Very important fact for establishing the city was its macro traffical position. This place was known already in antics and Middle Ages because that was where the main caravan roads crossed, and there was a famous king's Coloman road that was going through Križevci. That road was connecting Pannonia and Dalmatia. In its closer past, many roads and other types of traffic connections were built: Many macadamic roads that connects Posavina, region around Kalnik (mountain


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in what is now Central Croatia and was known as the Varaždin generalat. It was created from territories that formerly were part of medieval Banovina of Slavonia. Shortly after its creation in the 16th century, original Slavonian Krajina bordered the Ottoman Empire to the east, the Habsburg Kingdom of Croatia (part of the Habsburg Empire) to the west, the Croatian Krajina to the south-west, and the Habsburg Kingdom of Hungary (Kingdom of Hungary (1538–1867)), also


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Varteks (founded 2011) NK Varteks * Handball (Team handball): RK Varteks Di Caprio, RK Koka * Basketball: KK Vindi * Volleyball: OK Varaždin * Tennis: TK Varaždin * BK Vindija * KK Varteks * Hockey: "KHL Varaždin" * Wrestling: "Vindija" * Waterpolo: "Coning" * Badminton: "BK KAJ" * Bicycling: "BD Sloga" * Track and Field: "TK Marathon 95" Education Varaždin has a rich and developed


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Evenings * International Children and Youth Animation Film Festival VAFI, since 2010 OLD TOWN (STARI GRAD) Museum houses the Cultural and Historic Collection. The Old Town Museum has been a part of the Varaždin City Museum organization since 1925. Today is features: over 400 pieces from the glass, ceramics and clocks collection, 10 rooms furnished in chronological period style (renaissance, baroque, rococo, Empire, Biedermeier, historicism and art

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