Dvorac Prandau – Mailath, Donji Miholjac

U samom centru Donjeg Miholjca nalazi se  dvoraca obitelji Mailáth. Stariji, prizemni dvorac, jedna od prvih većih zgrada u Donjem Miholjcu, sagrađena je 1818. godine za vlastelinsku obitelj Prandau. Zgrada je građena u kasnobaroknom stilu a bila je i prva koja je u mjestu pokrivena crijepom. Ima dva salona, četrnaest soba, te nekoliko kuhinja i smočnica. U parku oko dvorca sagrađen je i staklenik za tropsko i zimsko bilje. Gradnja novog dvorca počinje 1903. godine nakon posjeta cara Franje Josipa Donjem Miholjcu.





 

Old castle,  was built
in 1818 for the aristocratic Prandau family. The building was constructed in
late Baroque style and it was the first to be covered with roof tiles in its
entirety. It has two parlors, fourteen rooms and several kitchens and pantries.
In the park surrounding the castle a glasshouse for tropical and winter plants
was also built. Construction of the new castle begun in 1903 after the visit by
Emperor Francis Joseph to Donji Miholjac. Administrator of the Miholjac manor,
Count Ladislav Mailath built it in English Tudor style, which is abundant with
numerous towers, mansard windows and spacious terraces and balconies. Building
has 50 rooms with circa 3,500 square meters of usable space. The interior was
decorated with count’s hunting trophies from trips to Asia and Africa.

 

 Castle possessed its
own source of electric energy, a water supply system and central heating with a
combination of tile stoves and open fireplaces.