The Stone Gate is one of the ’must-see’ things in Zagreb. The gate is the last remaining entrance to the city. Inside Kamenita vrata (Stone Gate), you will find one of Zagreb’s most popular shrines, a 16th-century statue of the Virgin Mary in a grille-covered niche. There are many visitors who come here to say a prayer or to light a votive candle. try try
One of the most controversial and prestigious buildings in Zagreb was built at the bequest of Ante Topic Mimara. The museum houses more than 3,500 works including original paintings from Rembrandt, Rubens, Renoir and Manet. It also houses sculptures, paintings, crafts and much more. Definitely worth a visit.
The green forest of ’Bear Mountain’ is an ideal location for everyone visiting the area and it is it worth a visit. It provides a nice escape from the busy town so spend a few hours here if you are looking for some calmness. The forest could be accessed by public transportation.
With its impressive display of Neo-Gothic artistry, the Cathedral was rebuilt by Viennese architects after an earthquake in 1880, and most of the money and creativity was spent on the two spires, which, interestingly enough, are not the same height. One has a height of 104 meters while the other one is 105 meters.
The city museum of Zagreb provides information and different exhibitions about the history of the city itself. The permanent exhibition let visitors know about not only the architecture of the buildings but also the economical or political facts of the city. In case of visiting, you can also go underground and have a look what is under the museum.
If you are interested in contemporary art, this museum is definitely for you. Exhibitions and free guided tours are just a few of the things this lovely place has to offer for you. Make time to visit and spend hours here by looking at the best pieces of art in town!
Some people prefer spending time in nature. If you are one of those, Bundek in Zagreb is a must for you. This almost 500 meters long lake is located in the middle of a park; a great place for you to enjoy some hours of peace - or just grab some food and have a picnic with your friends.
Get to know a different side of Zagreb by attending tours organized by Secret Zagreb Walks! Participate in the ghost tour; Zagrebarium; in Leafy Zagreb; in the Sleeping Dragon tour;in Secret Zagreb or go for a witch hunt! Check their website for further information and book your favorite tour!
Mirogoj Cemetery has been the part of Zagreb since 1876. A cemetery might sound as an unusual place to visit for a tourist but if you do, you are going to be surprised - and amazed. Walking through this place is like walking through a beautiful garden. The architecture is amazing and cannot be missed while in the city!
Building of the national theater of Croatia came to an end in 1895 and it perfectly presents the architecture of this amazing country. As its name's says, it is not only the theater of Zagreb but it is the national theater of Croatia and it awaits for you with some of the best art pieces of the country. Check out their website for the different ones such as drama, opera or ballet.
The Croatian School Museum is an excellent way of getting an insight into the history of the schooling system. A great opportunity to spend some time here with your children and let them see how important education has always been. Stop by and have a nice time in the Croatian School Museum.
This three floor museum has something to offer for everyone! Permanent exhibitons representing Greek, Egyptian and even Roman architecture are just a few of the museum's offers for its visitors. Spend some time in this beautiful place and get lost in the history of people.
Ban Jelacic Square is an essential place to know in Zagreb. If you decide to explore the city, this place is a great spot to start your journey from. You can easily walk to most of the attractions of Zagreb or you can just hang around sipping some hot cholcolate at the square for a while.
If you are longing for some Croatian traditional food or even your are just after some pizza, Vagabund is the right place for you to go! Enjoy your meal while listening to some live music in one of the most popular places of Zagreb! Stop by for any meal of the day; breakfast, lunch or dinner!
Capuciner Grill&Steak is a great place for everyone! Celebrate your birthday or even your prom night here while having one of the heavenly delicious meals that this restaurant has in its menu for you. Lamp chops potatoes on the side, chicken drumstick and thigh are just two of the deliciousness of the place.
Baked salmon filet in miso marinade in jasmine rice is just the first meal on the menu! Stop by at this lovely place and give a chance to all the culinary delights they have to offer you. Not far away from the Museum of Broken Relationships, it is a great place for you to relax at.
While eating out at Time Restaurant & Bar, you will notice how friendly the staff is and how laid back the vibe could get! Live music is played by great musicians to make sure you are not only out to dine but to go home with an experience in your pocket. Try out excellent Asian meals right in the middle of Zagreb!
Incredible place with an incredible staff and service! Stop by and experience a lovely way of dining out. Meals are served in a special way so even if you were not hungry before, this will surely make your tummy crave for some delicious food! Try out the sausages or rib - they are some of the favorites!
If you are walking around Zagreb trying to find a place where you can finally get a pint of quality craft beer don't look any longer - you just found it! Pivnica Medvedgrad Ilica has been in the market for more than a decade and is a popular place among locals and tourists of Zagreb. Stop by and have a pint!
Hemingway is a very popular cocktail bar, especially amongst Zagreb’s trend-setting clientele. The bar is located in the center of Zagreb and can be enjoyed in three separate areas; ground floor, VIP lounge and first floor with a dance floor. On the drink menu you will find over 250 tasty cocktails.
Entering Spunk, you might find yourself among a bunch of students. This bar is one of the leaders if it comes to hanging out in Zagreb. Spunk is located right under a library - National University Library - so just grab a coffee and a good book to spend your day here. In the evenings and at night alternative music is the center of attention!
The Beertija is just simply a must for you to visit if you are looking for a place with hidden corners to enjoy some privacy with your friends or with your other half while you are out to have a few drinks. Taste all the great beer they have to offer while sitting on the wooden furniture in this lovely place!
Klub, with its simple name, is one of the newest clubs of the city - and it is becoming more and more popular! If you are looking for an underground place, probably you have just found one of the hotspots to go to. Spend your night out at Klub and don't forget to arrive early to make sure you get in!
KSET is the perfect place to meet locals especially students! This bar is operated by students of the local university and it is one of their favorite place to hang out. Sometimes there are guest singers or bands making the evening even more fun. Check out their website for the upcoming events.
Tesla is the place for you whether you want to get a cup of coffee to wake up in the morning or even if you want to go out to grab a pint in the evening. If you decided on the second one, you can actually stay here for the whole night and watch the bar transfer into a nightclub!
Hangar is one of the most popular clubs in town. With its friendly atmosphere and cool interior it is not a surprise that it is always quite full. Spend a night out here and taste the delicious but low-priced drinks while partying to the music played by some of the best DJs in Zagreb.
If you are up for some amazing drinks, stop by the club named Drinx! A club with great music, excellent interior, friendly staff and last but not least, some of the best cocktails and other drinks of the city! You will not regret if you decided to dance the night away at Drinx Club.
One of the best spots to walk around with plenty of stores in Zagreb. Avenue Mall has a lot to offer for its visitors such as some of the biggest global brands of the world. Stop by and spend some hours walking around this huge mall chatting with your friends while browsing in between all the items.
The perfect place to find perfect flowers! It doesn't matter if you are looking for flowers for a wedding or a birthday, this market for sure has the right one for you! Cvjetni is the place to go if you are up for being surrounded by colors and even if you were not supposed to buy flowers, you might end up with a bunch!
Have you just arrived to Zagreb by train and you have a few hours to kill? Importanne Centar is the right place for you to go! Just a few steps away from the station, this underground shopping center offers you different stores and even dining possibilities - everything you'd need!
Dolac is the place to go to try out local specialities from the market, one of the most famous being the cottage cheese mixed with sour cream. Other local specialities includes the medenjaci (honey biscuits) and the licitarska srca, the beautifully decorated, but rock hard and inedible gingerbread, which is meant to hang on the wall. There is also the Prsut Galerija where the Croatian delectable ham (Prsut) is sold by the gram or by the leg. Visit around noon to get carrots, peppers, tomato, cabbages and a lot more on the best price.
If you are wondering what to bring home as a souvenir, Croaterra is the perfect place to get the perfect gift. In this shop they sell croaterra which is a high quality cake with all the perfect taste this country has to offer. A bit of it - even a long time after - brings back all the beautiful memories you experienced during your visit.
Branimir Centar is easy to find and an excellent place to spend time at even if you are in Zagreb just for a few hours. It is located right next to the railway station and offers you not just a huge venue of stores but a hotel as well if you would like to stay for a few nights.
Green Gold is a shopping center that does not only provides different stores for you but also offers dining facilities and cafes. When stepping into the mall you are going to realize that you cannot only shop here but if you have not found any accommodations yet or just decided to extend your holiday, this place even has a hotel for you.
Westgate Shopping City with its 240 stores is the largest shopping center of the beautiful country, Croatia. Just outside Zagreb this mall has it all. If you decide to stop by - and take the free shuttle bus here from town - you will find some of the biggest brands of the world such as Zara, H&M or Marks&Spencer.
The local transport in Zagreb is shared between an efficient system of buses and trams that are run by ZET, the municipal authorities. The trams start at 04.00 and operate a daily scheme until 23.20, then the night service starts to operate. The night service is slightly infrequent, and it is difficult to figure out when trams arrive. The network is divided into 3 zones, but the trams operate only in zone 1, so you only need a ticket for more than one zone if you are planning a suburban expedition. Tickets for buses and trams can be bought from the newspaper stand.