Trsat Castle – the Fortress
If you are visiting for the summer, you can enjoy the evening concerts, fashion shows or outdoor theater, and you can also visit the museum exhibition and café bar. The Trsat Castle is a strategic viewpoint located on a 138 meter high hill that dominates Rijeka. In 1288, it was first mentioned as the parish seat. In historic times this place contained a Liburnian observation post from where roads leading from the interior to the sea were monitored. If you like big cities, visit the lookout on Trsat and enjoy the view of the entire city of Rijeka. We can guarantee that you will not be disappointed.
Category: Old town, Must visit, Museum-art-palace,
Petar Zrinski street, Trsat 51000
45.332175, 014.455527 (45°19’55.8″N, 014°27’19.9″E)
00385 (0)91 332 2232
Adults: 10 HRK (1.30 EUR); children: 5 HRK (0.65 EUR); students and people older than 65: 8 HRK (1 EUR); groups (15 +): 8 HRK (1 EUR).
In the near of Trsat Castle also be sure to visit:
– The Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat which is located in the Park of Our Lady of Trsat on Frankopan Square. GPS coordinates are: 45.331080, 014.456953 (45°19’51.9″N, 014°27’25.0″E).
GPS coordinates: 45.332175, 014.455527 (45°19’55.8″N, 014°27’19.9″E)
Address: Petar Zrinski street, Trsat 51000
Trsat Castle is located outside of the old town of Rijeka on a top of the hill in Trsat at Petar Zrinski street (close to the popular Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat).
–On foot: From the old part of the city of Rijeka you can come and walk up the hill Trsat which is about 1.5 km or 25 minutes of walking (you have to get to the Petar Kružić stairs that lead to the top of Trsat. There are 560 stairs. GPS coordinates of the stairs: 45.327943, 14.449038 (45 °19’40.6 “N 14 °26’56.5” E).
– By car: From the old part of the city of Rijeka (from the city tower) you drive around 4km.
At the top of Trsat is parking along the road, which is free of charge. Here you can leave your car at the GPS coordinates: (45.330828, 14.456263, 45°19’51.0″N 14°27’22.6″E).
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do Trsatske gradine tvrđave koja se nalazi izvan starog grada
Rijeke na vrhu brda Trsat u ulici Petra Zrinskog (u blizini je popularno svetište Gospe
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema Trsatskoj gradini tvrđavi koja se nalazi izvan starog grada Rijeke na vrhu brda Trsat u ulici Petra Zrinskog (u blizini je popularno svetište Gospe Trsatske). Hvala!
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