The monument on Petrova gora

The author of the monument is a sculptor Vojin Bakić and it is situated at the top Veliki Petrovac. It was built in 1981 in memory of the Second World War victims. It is an interesting legacy of socialism that, unfortunately, has been devastated. There is a paved road to the monument.

Ornithological park Petrovac

Ornithological park Petrovac is located at the top of Petrova gora. The path to it starts from a paved road, passes the Pauline monastery and the king´s tomb. The path is marked with road signs and info boards about the birds that live in the habitat. There is an observatory for observing the birds and other animals.

Ornitoloski

The Pauline monastery

At the highest point of Petrova gora, Mali Petrovac are the remains of the Pauline monastery of St Peter. The monastery was established in 1303 or 1304 and it is one of the oldest Pauline monasteries in Croatia. First time it was damaged in 1445 when the Turks had set it on fire. However, the monks were there for one more century, up to 1558 when it was attacked by the Turks for the second time. From that time, the monks have been living in Kamensko near Karlovac. In 17th century, a watchtower was build at the place of the monastery. It lost its function in 18 century after the Turkish danger had stopped.

The Central Partisan Hospital

The hospital is situated in the woods of Petrova gora, in the area called Pišin gaj. It was build from 1942 to 1943 and it had 32 objects including a bakery, a forge, a warehouse, a water warehouse, a shower room, a watchtower, a waiting room, a building for the guard, a power station, the headquarters and the command of batallion´s guard, a disinfection station, a kitchen, a section for the wounded, a dugout, a surgery, an ambulance and reception.
There is a graveyard near the hospital. During the Second World War, more than 5000 wounded and sick persons were treated there. The hospital was a central spot of anti fasist combats in Croatia. It is well know that it was never discovered. It is still in good condition and it is worth seeing. The road to the hospital is paved but badly maintained.

The king´s tomb

The spot were, according to legend, Croatian „people´s“ king Petar Svačić died in 1097. There is a good macadam road to the location, and the tomb is marked.

Kraljev grob

Educational trail „Rimski put“

The educational trail is circular and 2600 meters long. It goes through breech, sessile oak and chestnut forests. It starts from Hunting Lodge Muljava. There are info boards about ecology and the planet Earth along the trail.

Poucna staza Rimski put

Educational trail „Kraljev put“

The trail is designed for the people with special needs. It starts 200 meters from Hunting Lodge Muljava and goes towards the top of Petrova gora.

Poucna staza Kraljev put

Otmić town (The fortress)

The old town is located on an elevated ground, in the Otmić forest near Kestenovac village. It was built in 16th century by the prominent noble family Otmić that belonged to the Klokoč nobility. The Otmić family had ruled the town until 1592, when the Turks had conquered it. It remained abandoned from that time. It was the circular fort with the central defense tower, outer defensive wall and the moat. One part of cylindrical tower remained preserved.

 

Old town Krstinja (The fortress)

The first records date from 1334 and the first recorded owner was Juraj Sanković. The town had many rulers during the turbulent history and it mostly served as the defense point from the Turks. The remains are near the village of the same name and two roads lead to it – one paved walking path and a macadam road in bad condition.

Stari grad Krstinja

Old town Klokoč (The fortress)

Old noble town Klokoč in situated on an elevated ground, above the river mouth, where the Rabnice stream meets the Glina river. It had irregular rectangular layout with the cylindrical tower in one corner, a surrounding moat and a dwelling house inside the walls. First records date from 1224. In 14th century the Frankopan family ruled the town, and after them it had changed many owners. The Otoman empire held the town until 1681, and after the demobilization in 1871 the town was repaired and it functioned as a border barbican. After that, it was abandoned and started to decay. The remains are near the village of the same name and only one macadam road in bad condition leads to it. The pit Bezdanica is on the same parcel. An unexplored cave in a village Dunjak is on the road to the Klokoč town.

Stari_grad_Klokoc

Water mill Žuti put Radonja (old water mill)

The old traditional water mill is located on the road to Petrova gora from Vojnić. It is in good condition. The road to the mill is macadam but in good condition and it is possible to go there by car.

 

Škrgića Mlin – Vojišnica (water mill)

The old traditional water mill was build in 1938 for the needs of the local community. It was built in Vojišnica, on the road to Gvozd and Topusko, 2 kilometers from Vojnić and it is still in function. There is a parking lot and a water spring close to it.

Zelena noć Green Night (sports event)

Green Night is the most visited event in the Kordun region with more than 1000 guests.

Green Night is an international two-day sports event organized by Sports club Petrova gora around the end of July / beginning of August. Sporting events are held at the stadium „Kralj Petar Svačić“, and the evening entertainment is organized in Muljava and it includes cultural and artistic program run by SKD Prosvjeta (Folk dance ensemble). The manifestation promotes the tradition and the cuisine of the Kordun region.

 

Mushroom Day in Muljava (Manifestation)

Each October mushroom pickers from the Karlovac county organize the Mushroom Day in Muljava. The manifestation includes the exhibition of edible and inedible mushrooms, the exchange of experiences, the establishment of new contacts and entertainment for all mushroom lovers.

Gljivarijada na Muljavi