Zagreb: What to see?

Zagreb: Main information

The city of Zagreb is located in northwestern Croatia. It stretches from the southern slopes of Mount Medvednica right across the river Sava. Everyone has their own experience of Zagreb. Some of them thinks that Zagreb is just an ordinary vibrant capital city and the other one thinks that Zagreb is city with warm soul and so much to give.

If you are asking yourself what Zagreb can offer you? Continue to read.. 🙂

There are so many things to do in Zagreb (Croatia). In this post, you’ll read all you need to know to have a great trip to Zagreb. You’ll read about our selected list of attractions, museums, food & drink spots, shopping hacks, breathtaking views, and off the beaten path experiences that you shouldn’t miss when visiting Zagreb.

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St Mark’s Square, photo: Tomislav Soldo

Zagreb: Main Atracctions

St Mark’s Square is home to the Croatian Government, Parliament and Constitutional Court. But as graceful amd statly as these buildings are, they take a back seat to the stunningly pretty ST Mark’s Church, which in part dates  from the min 13th century .

Dolac is Zagreb biggest and most charming farmer’s market , Dolac is a colorful display of local fruit, vegetables and quality produce from all around Croatia.

The Cathedral this largest sacral building in Croatia has been rebuilt many times since its inception in the 13 th century. It assumed its present Neo-Gothic look in the 19th century.

Funicular the world’s shortest cable railway used for public transport, Zagreb’s funicular has been connecting the Upper and Lower Towns since 1890.

Lotrščak Tower one of the best preserved parts of Zagreb’s erstwhile fortifications, Lotrščak Tower also houses the Grič cannon, which is fired every day at noon.

Croatian National Theatre The monumental, historic building of the Croatian National Theatre was unveiled in 1895, and merits a visit for its architectural features alone. It also offers a rich programme of firs-class opera, drama and ballet, and a performace here is guaranteed to be an unforgettable experience.

Breathtaking views, if you are trying to find ideal landscape for your photo gallery than for sure you should go and visit Nature Park Medvednica beautifully preserved medieval Medvedgrad Castle sits on Monut Medvednica’s southern slopes. It’s visible from every corner of the city. Today the whole mountain is a nature park, boasting eight protected forest reserves.

Jarun Lake is the largest park in the western part of the city, Jarun is also a mucjh- loved recreational zone. and Maksimir the densely forested park, landscaped in the English style, is the perfect destination for those wishing to escape the urban bustle. Mirogoj Surrounded by landscaped greenery, Zagreb’s largest cemenery Mirogoj is also wonderful open-air sculpture park. The monumental, 500 metre long Neo – Renaaissance arcades, designed by Hermann Bolle, are on of the finest examples of historicist arhitecture in Croatia.

Want to try traditional food?

Food.. njamii.. First of all you need to know that Zagreb is a meeting place of diverse cultural influence, but one of the most popular dishes are turkey with mlinci , apple strudel, štrukli, grincajg, Krpice sa zeljem (pasta with cabbage), buncek.