Zagreb is the capital of Croatia and is a city of green parks, pretty squares and a Baroque atmosphere.
Easily reached from the Adriatic coast via train links the city is divided into three parts, the Upper Town, Lower Town and New Zagreb, each with its own feel and attractions with an abundance of shopping facilities, restaurants, cafes and markets.
There is a huge amount of sights to see and the city has more museums per square foot than any other city in the world. Some of the most popular attractions include St. Stephen’s Cathedral with the Bishop’s Palace attached, the Presidential Palace and St. Mark’s Church.
The Dolac Market is Zagreb’s biggest and most famous open air market selling local produce, handicrafts and souvenirs whilst the main shopping street is Ilica.
There are plenty of exciting activities to do once you have finished sight seeing, including 20 theatres to enjoy theatrical, musical and dance performances. There is also a huge choice of great restaurants and cafes as well as bars, clubs and even jazz and swing clubs where you can spend each evening.
It is impossible not to take in some of the many sights and attractions when visiting Zagreb. The 19th century neo-Gothic St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Presidential Palace with its colourful guards and St. Mark’s Church with its brightly coloured roof tiles are just some of the most famous and popular sights on offer.
Shop till you drop!
As Croatia’s capital city, Zagreb does not disappoint in the shopping stakes! With its many markets selling fantastic local produce, handicrafts and souvenirs as well as shopping streets with popular high street names, make sure you take an extra suitcase with you to bring it all home!
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