first_imgThe area of ​​the south of Karlovac County, which in recent years has been branded with its uniqueness – beautiful and special valleys, but also Plitvice, to which they are the closest destinations, has completely revived its history for one day for an extended weekend. At an authentic location, in Drežnik town near Rakovica near the famous tower above the canyon of the river Korana, Serežani gathered as an elite military unit, the river Korana which presented why Korana was the lifeblood and life of Plitvice valleys, Japod as a historical inhabitant of Europe and the region. the whole of Croatia, but also the valley, and Eugen Kvaternik, who for Rakovica is the most famous person connected with Croatian history and the Rakovica revolt. Throughout the day, the legends with numerous visitors presented the rich history of this area in the vicinity of the beautiful tower Stari Grad Drežnik, and the children enjoyed creative and educational workshops. Visitors of all generations shot from a medieval slingshot, jumped in a sack, painted faces, searched for treasure and simply enjoyed the whole day. “We are happy with the positive mood that reigned at the event, which is a confirmation for us to be persistent and to work as much as possible through the Legends to promote our small destination. We thank everyone who worked on the organization, we enjoyed it, we gained a new experience and we already have ideas of what and how next year. Meanwhile, the season is ahead of us, the tower of the old town of Drežnik is open every day in the afternoon, visit us.She pointed out Mira Špoljarić, director of the Rakovica Tourist Board.The culinary abilities and skills of preparing an autochthonous dish were evaluated at a large gastronomic duel. Two teams, the Otočac Folklore Society and the Izvor Cultural and Artistic Society from Rakovica, clashed knives and cooks in a very uncertain culinary battle judged by Plitvice Lakes National Park chefs Dario Špehar and Igor Jularić and Croatian cooking legend Stevo Karapandža. Many guests from Zagreb and Karlovac gave excellent marks to the event itself, which was visited by guests from all over Croatia and abroad, says Spoljaric, adding that this event told tourists and all visitors the story of historical figures in a location where many years gathered people of this area and also lived, cooked, had fun and kept their tradition. The event was visited by horses of the Rakovica Equestrian Club, which were available to visitors for riding and socializing throughout the afternoon, and a cycling tour of the Legend of Plitvice Valleys was held, during which participants enjoyed exploring this area for six hours. towers. It all ended with a big surprise or whipped cream on the cake after dark – by lighting the tower Stari Grad Drežnik in the color of the mantle Serežana.Storytelling in the true sense, and an event that has great potential and certainly worthy of attention as an excellent quality content just an hour and a half drive from Zagreb.last_img

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