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Zlatar

City of Craftsmen and Goldsmiths

As the oldest known to date information on the name of the property mentioned Zlatharia within the family Bedeković from the late 13th century. Zlatharia the Latin form of the Croatian word Goldsmith. There are several theories about the origin of the word "gold " in the name. After one it is gold that is in the distant past was fished out of the stream that flow from Ivanščica through the goldsmith area. According to another, one of the names of feudal families Aranjoš (arany means gold) which in the 16th century lived in these parts . The third assumption is related to the goods as the Turks allegedly buried in Zlatarsko field in the end which is still called "Gradina".

Highlights

  • Dana kajkavske riječi Zlatar - cultural menifestation
  • Gallery of local art Zlatar
  • Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • Zlatar city library
  • Ivanščica mountain
 

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