Novigrad

Castle – “Novi grad”

Distance: 1 km Normal walking time: 20 min

The mansion Novi grad (New castle) manor house, once known as Neuhaus has a rich past. The owner Franc Ksaverij Dienersberg built Novi grad in the plane under Kačjek. While the mansion has no particular style, it is surrounded by a beautiful park and is worth a look. In front of it stands an antique lion brought from the castle Ranšperg. In the second half of the 19th century a small tower and wooden ornamentation were added. After the war, the building was used as an orphanage for war orphans; today it holds the Dobrna institute for qualification and safety.

Path description

From in front of the Hotel Vita you make your way towards the centre of Dobrna where at the roundabout you turn right and continue along the road past the restaurant 3glav and the bus stop, to the turning. In front of you a beautiful park and the edifice of the Novi grad is already unveiled. Nearby the mansion several old commercial building are still preserved.