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Lepoglava - grad čipke i čipkarstva, bogate kulturne povijesti i prirodnih ljepota...
Lepoglava - grad čipke i čipkarstva, bogate kulturne povijesti i prirodnih ljepota...
Lepoglava - grad čipke i čipkarstva, bogate kulturne povijesti i prirodnih ljepota...
Lepoglava - grad čipke i čipkarstva, bogate kulturne povijesti i prirodnih ljepota...
Lepoglava - grad čipke i čipkarstva, bogate kulturne povijesti i prirodnih ljepota...

Semiprecious stone Agate

Area of Gaveznica-Kameni Vrh was legally protected on March 18th 1998 as the sixth geological monument in Croatia. It is a finding place of a semiprecious stone Agate and the only preserved fossil volcano in Croatia which represents a area of scientific, educational and touristic interest. The volcano was in its most active phase 22 million years ago.

Lepoglava lace

The existence of Lepoglava lace is linked to the Paulines and their culture. The skill was preserved to date mainly due to the lace-making school founded in early 20 th century, where the craft was thought and promoted. Notable ladies responsible for promotion and development of the craft in Lepoglava area were Zlata Šufflay, Danica Brössler and Ivanka Horvat.
 
In 1937 Lepoglava lace was awarded a gold medal in Paris, in 1939 a bronze medal in Berlin, while in 1996 it was noticed on the summer Olympic Games in Atlanta.

Lepoglava Penitentiary

In 1855 the Paulines monastery was turned into a penitentiary. Building of a new penitentiary was built before the WWI in 1914 in a shape of a star; at the time the popular and modern Irish prison model. Many notable people in the history of this region have served time in Lepoglava; Josip Broz, Moša Pijade and Rodoljub Čolaković being one of them.

Church of the Immaculate Conception of Blessed Virgin Mary

Construction of the Church of the Immaculate Conception of Blessed Virgin Mary started in the 15th century. From 17th century onwards it was constantly renovated and decorated according to the current trends in sacral architecture.
 
The inside of the church is rich with baroque furnishings, woodcarvings and altars. It features mural paintings (frescos) depicted by Ivan Krstitelj Ranger, as well as the altar of the Blessed Aloysius Stepinac.
 

Lepoglava lace gallery

Lepoglava lace gallery is located in the TKIC building (Tourist, culture and information center). Gallery hosts the most representative exhibits of Lepoglava lace. The gallery also has a retail purpose.
 
Additional information:
 
Association of Lepoglava’s lace
Hrvatskih pavlina 7
42250 Lepoglava
Tel: + 385 (0)42 770 - 427

 

Jamnić gallery

Dragutin Jamnić is a famous sculptor from Lepoglava, who, for more than 20 years now, brings to life every piece of wood or stone that is passed his way. His vast collection can be divided into humanistic, sacral, animal and abstract themes, with

Ethno house Štefanek

Ethno house Štefanek is a unique place in Lepoglava, with an immense collection of artifacts used in Zagorje area throughout history.
 
In addition to the gallery, visitors can participate in making of some traditional crafts, such as pottery, basketry, as well as lacemaking.
 
Additional information:
 
Lepoglava lace - Štefanek
Sestranec 5
42 250 Lepoglava
Tel. +385 (0)42 791 – 418
Mob. +385 (0)98 672 944