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A castle that stands out from the rest. The earliest reference to it dates as far back as 1252. Originally restored ambience: Gothic and Renaissance design.
The country's only castle completely surrounded by water

Home to the de Werde noblemen in the 13th century, who were also known as the Knights of Otocec, this castle is the only one in Slovenia that sits on a river island. The magnificent castle on the river Krka was for centuries both a stronghold and a gracious home to numerous noble families. Its most prominent inhabitants, apart from the Knights of Otocec, were the Villanders nobles of Tyrol, captain of Žumberak Uskoks Ivan Lenkovic and the noble Janez Sonce, who is also the central character in a narrative by Ivan Tavcar. Before World War II the castle was owned by the House of Marghieri de Commadona.



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Date: Wed July 18, 2012
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Keywords: castel portal

angela taylor
Nice composition and textures,it looks a beautiful place,nice work Irena. Angela
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#1 Wed July 18, 2012 1:21pm

lovely shot beautiful colours Irena
#2 Wed July 18, 2012 1:23pm

Angela, this is the inside of this castle:
#3 Wed July 18, 2012 6:03pm

Mike S
Nicely framed shot Irena.
A photograph, like life, is only a moment in time.
#4 Wed July 18, 2012 10:00pm

Jonathan FeBland
very nice piece of work
only joking (probably!)
#5 Wed July 18, 2012 10:16pm

A finely framed setting. Very much like the foreground details of the stones. This must be a very old quarter.
#6 Thu July 19, 2012 4:47am

Thanks all, I added a description of the castle.
#7 Thu July 19, 2012 10:12am

Great work.
#8 Sun August 26, 2012 6:16am

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