On the hill Trsat is remarkable buildings from the Middle Ages - Trsat Castle. Medieval fortification is one of the oldest in the Croatian coast which also offers a magnificent view of the river and surrounding area. Fort it rose above the city of Rijeka where in times of war kept back. It is a fortress that has changed many owners.Almost every war event was accompanied by a change of owners. In the area of \u200b\u200bthe present town of Rijeka, in ancient times there may be a settlement Tarsatica. Name could get by people Tarsa. Above the village is situated on the hill of a Roman fort. In the early Middle Ages the Roman population is confused with the Slavs. When the army of king of the Franks and Emperor Charlemagne destroyed the city, citizens flee to the mountain top and settled Roman fort.Then the fort got Trsat Slavic name. In 13th century owners Trsatske ruins were Frankopans, but they are not the only owners. Many noble families ruled that the city: the princes of Celje, Prince Martin IV., Hungarian noblemen Korvini and German rulers like Frederick III. and Maximilian. In 16th stthe short fall of the Venetian and Turkish rule, and permanently osvajuju Habsburgs until its collapse. Fort has been preserved to this day still visible thanks to the Habsburg general of Irish origin Count Laval Nugent Westmeath. Copper from the municipality bought the estate and invested in its restoration. The fort's museum opened Nugent and his family built a mausoleum. For the building of the Italian builders hired Paronuzzija.The mausoleum is called "Peace Heroes" and was built on the site of the former chapel. It took the form of an ancient temple whose entrance kept two statues of dragons. Although the z mausoleum contained sarcophagi, family members were actually buried in the recesses behind the mausoleum. If you want to hear the story of the Nugent family and experience the history and look at the whole Kvarner visit high towers and walls Trsat Castle. .
Region : Kvarner
Kvarner is an area which because of its diverse climate and vegetation, connection of the seaside, islands and mountains, architecture and culture, and the closeness of the European region, but 160 years, during three centuries, to develop tourismLongest tradition of tourism in Croatia, a permanent offer diverse content, and certainly, the development of selective forms of tourism, make the wealth of tourist offer that matches the demands of today's tourists with different needs during the four seasonsWith quality accommodation, this is a cuisine and numerous sports facilities, but also plenty of events to enrich the stay of tourists in KvarnerKvarner is also one of the leading conference destinations in Croatia, with excellent conditions for the organization of congresses, conferences and symposiaStay in Kvarner enjoy the outdoors, both on the coast, and on islands and in the Mountains
Location : Rijeka
The city is the third largest city in Croatia and the largest port in Croatia. In Roman times, at the mouth of rijekeRječine erected the first dwelling and the city slowly takes its obris.Na Trsat hill there is an old Celtic settlement, and the settlement of the Illyrian coast Tarsata. After four centuries Vid becomes patron of the Middle Ages has Rijeka Croatian name - Rika St. Vitus.Through the turbulent history of the various periods rivers are governed by Ostrogoths, Byzantines, Lombardi, the Franks, the Croats and Mađari.u 16 century Rijeka's trade flourished and became an important trading središte.Najpoznatija street in Rijeka's Korzo. From early 19th century became the lifeblood of the city and it happens most of the city life. By the end of 18 st.na this location as stony seacoast, shipyard and main square.After flooding the moat and the demolition of the city walls have begun to sprout buildings and palaces representative of different styles. .
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