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Travel Guide of Zagreb in Croatia by Influencers and Travelers

Zagreb is the capital and the largest city of Croatia. It is located in the northwest of the country, along the Sava river, at the southern slopes of the Medvednica mountain. Zagreb lies at an elevation of approximately 122 m above sea level. The estimated population of the city in 2018 was 820,678.

The Best Things to Do and Visit in Zagreb


1 - St. Mark's Church

The Church of St. Mark is the parish church of old Zagreb, Croatia, located in St. Mark's Square. It is one of the oldest architectural monuments in Zagreb.

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2 - Park Maksimir

Maksimir Park is the oldest public park in Zagreb, Croatia. It forms part of the city's cultural heritage and is a habitat for many different plant and animal species.

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3 - Scenic Flights in Zagreb

   11 km away

Fly north from Zagreb in a Cessna 172 aircraft to enjoy the marvellous sight of the Zagorje's hills. Visit historical and beautiful castles, astonishing countryside, idyllic lakes and grassy hills and feel comfortable during an enjoyable one-hour pan...

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4 - Cathedral of Zagreb

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5 - Fontana kralja Tomislava

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6 - Skydiving in Zagreb

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Experience the thrill and freedom of flying on this skydiving adventure in the beautiful Croatian capital - Zagreb! You will either meet your instructor directly at the take-off point or they will pick you up from a prearranged location. If you opt f...

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7 - Medvednica

   11 km away

Medvednica is a mountain in central Croatia, just north of Zagreb, and marking the southern border of the historic region of Zagorje. The highest peak, at 1,035 m is Sljeme. Most of the area of Medvednica is a nature park, a type of preservation lesser than a national park. The area of the park is 228.26 km² and about 63% is covered with forest. During Miocene and Pliocene, the mountain was an island within the Pannonian Sea.

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8 - Samobor

   21 km away

Samobor is a city in Zagreb County, Croatia. It is part of the Zagreb metropolitan area.

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9 - Bregana

   23 km away

Bregana is a settlement that is part of the town of Samobor, Zagreb County, Croatia. According to the 2001 census, the town has 2,518 residents living in an area of 2.81 square kilometers.

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10 - Ivanić-Grad

   34 km away

Ivanić-Grad or Ivanić Grad is a town in Zagreb County, Croatia. It is part of Moslavina.

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11 - Sisak

   48 km away

Sisak is a city in central Croatia, spanning the confluence of the Kupa, Sava and Odra rivers, 57 km southeast of the Croatian capital Zagreb, and is usually considered to be where the Posavina begins, with an elevation of 99 m.

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12 - Karlovac

   49 km away

Karlovac is a city in central Croatia. According to the Croatian Bureau of Statistics, in 2018, its population was 51,447. Karlovac is the administrative centre of Karlovac County.

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Zagreb is the capital of Croatia, located in the north between Mount Medvednica (1035 m.) and the river Sava. Zagreb has been the cultural centre of the country since the Middle Ages and it continues to be an excellent destination from a cultural, artistic, monumental point of view... A beautiful city on a human scale, as interesting as Dubrovnik or Split, Zagreb is ideal for a city-break or a short stay, or to stop for a few days on the Adriatic coast. Zagreb is a really quiet and vibrant city at the same time, full of life, with charms that you have to discover little by little, forgetting the time. The charm of Zagreb lies first of all in its Old Town, or Upper Town (Gornji grad), perched on a hill accessible by a funicular or stairs. The Upper Town (Gorniji grad) of Zagreb was formed in the 17th century by the merger of two towns, Gradec and Kaptol, which are now parts of the city. Stroll through the old town with its colourful houses and lively cobbled streets and stop at the cafes and terraces to watch the people pass by. Visit also the Lower Town (Doni Grade), built in the 19th century, where the splendour of Austro-Hungarian architecture and monuments, in the romantic style, with its wide tree-lined avenues contrasting with socialist buildings, are mixed. This is the other attraction of the city of Zagreb: this magnificent contrast. Go to the Dolac market, with its red umbrellas, also full of life. Also the pedestrian streets on the main square of Ban Jelacic, where you will find many restaurants, cafés, shops, ... You will always find the terraces full. But Zagreb is also the city of museums and galleries, which are mostly in the historical city: the Museum of Decorative Arts, the Mimara Museum, the foundation of the sculptor Meśtrović, the City Museum, the Croatian History Museum, the Strossmayer Gallery, the Archaeological Museum, the Ethnographic Museum, the Museum of Techniques, the Museum of Broken Hearts, the Museum of Naive Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the New Lauba Museum,... But the most interesting thing is the combination of museums and a flourishing underground art that can be seen in galleries (Nova Galerija, Ulupuh, Klovicevi Dvori,...) and concept-stores (Filijo, Prostor, WHW,...), the participative street art museum. Zagreb, a city full of vibrant artistic life.

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