388 Route 75. KARLSTADT. From Budapest
Environs. The pleasant Maximir Park (restaurant) lies l'/iM. to the
E. of the town. — A pleasant drive of 2 hrs. (fare 2 fl.) may be taken
among the pretty vineyards and villas in the environs: from the Jellacic-
Platz we drive through the Ilica, the Fleischhauergasse, and the Schiitzengasse,
passing the Schiitzenhaus, to the Tuskanec Plateau, Smrok, and Prekrizje,
and return via Pantovcak or via Saline and through the valley of the
Medveicak via, St. Xaver. — Near Mirogoi, I72 M. to the N.E., beyond the
suburb of Novaves, is the finely situated Central Cemetery. Thence we may
reach the picturesque village of Remete in 25 min., and return via, Bukovec
and Maximir to the (172 hr.) town (driving recommended). — About 15'/2 M.
to the W. of Agram (carr. in 8 hrs., there and back 6tl.) lies the health-
resort of Samobor (Stadt Triest; grape-cure), with a ruined castle and fine
views. — A fine excursion for a whole day is the ascent of the Sljeme
(3527 ft.), the highest point of the Agram Mts.: we drive to Graiane, a vil¬
lage at the foot of the hills, and ascend thence through wood in 2 hrs. to
the bare summit, on which there is a refuge-hut; superb view. (Provi¬
sions should be brought from Agram.)
From Agram to Steinbriick, see p. 195.
From Agram to Sissek, 33 M., railway in 172-2 hrs. (fares 1 fl. 50,
1 fl. 20, 75 kr.). The line runs for the most part through oak-woods. 10 M.
Gross-Gorica; 21 M. Lekenik. — 33 M. Sissek (Rail. Restaurant; Hdt. Gross-
Kapitel, at the quay ; Toplak, at the station; pop. 6500), which was besieged
by the Turks in 1593, lies at the confluence of the Kulpa and the Save, and
carries on a busy trade in grain, wood, and gall-nuts. Relics of the Roman
colony of Siscia are still preserved. — From Sissek to Banjaluka, see R. 84.
From Sissek to Semlin, steamboat down the Save, twice a week, in
30 hrs. (fares 21 fl. 39, 14 fl. 26 kr.; up stream 38 hrs., fares 17 fl. 64, 11 fl.
76 kr.). Stations: (1.) Jassenovac; (1.) Alt-Gradiska, often mentioned in
the Turkish wars, opposite the small fortress of Berbir; (r.) Siekovac;
(1.) Slavonisch-Brod, a station on the railway to Dalja (p. 368), opposite
Bosnisch-Brod (a station on,the line to Sarajevo, see p. 417). Then (r.)
Samac; (1.) Zupanje; (1.) Rajevoselo; (r.) Brcka; (1.) Rala; (1.) Mitro-
vicza, with 7144 inhab. and productive vineyards, the ancient Sirmium,
where antiquities are often found (station for India, seep. 380); (r.) Sabac,
a Servian town with 11,000 inhab., at the influx of the Kamicak, with
the Zer hills on the right; (r.) Obrenovac. On the left we next observe
the intrenchment constructed by Prince Eugene in 1717, and at Bezania
the embankment thrown up by Marshal Laudon in 1788, on the occasion
of sieges of Belgrade. The steamer touches at (r.) Belgrade (p. 372). On the
right lies the Kriegs-Insel, for which many conflicts took place in the
Turkish wars of 1680-1790. The steamer then ascends the Danube to Sem¬
lin (p. 372).
250 M. Zdencina; 255 M. Jaska. —268 M. Karlstadt, Hung. Kd-
rolyvdros, Croat. Karlovac (Hdtel Vogler; Krone; Stadt Fiume; Rail.
Restaurant; cab into the town lfl.), a fortress and busy commercial
place (5700 inhab.) on the Kulpa, connected by a bridge with the
suburb of Bania. To the W. is the ruin of Dubovac. The train now
enters the Kapella Mts., which culminate in the Klek (see below).
275 M. Dugaresa; a lofty viaduct; 286 M. Generalski-Stol. At
(292 M.) Tuin, Croat. Tounj, we get a glimpse at the picturesque rav¬
ine of the Tuinschiza. — 303 M. Ogulin (1065 ft.; Hdtel Olzberger;
Muzek, Rogovic, at the station), a picturesquely-situated little town
with 4200 inhabitants, on the Dobra, which here disappears in a
rocky gully, 125 ft. in depth, to emerge again 3 M. to the E. Ascent
of the Klek (3880ft.; 4 hrs., with guide), interesting. To Novi in
Bosnia, see p. 426.
The line ascends more rapidly; to the left are the slopes of the