Zagreb has one of the best European countries to explore in 2014. Zagreb offers so many things to do in. Walking is one of the best ways to explore all of Zagreb’s picturesque historical sites, hidden alleys & lanes and especially the main square in the city. You can learn more about the neighborhood on these walking tours as well as discover the main sights and attractions at your own pace. Zagreb let you to enjoy its most beautiful fine sights, plenty of restaurants, cafes and bars, lots of entertainment and regular events, a huge selection of accommodation. Check out the top most visited places in Zagreb before you plan a visit to the country.
Trg Bana Jelacica
Trg Bana Jelacica is the main square in the city as it is a good a place as any to start exploring the city, and is within easy walking distance of more or less everything you will want to see. . You can take an eye catching look at the beautiful buildings on all sides and can admire the arts and style of the stunning buildings. You will also see a small fountain called as Mandusevac Fountain located in its eastern part in the square which is in a slightly different location to its original position. There’s also a plethora of cafes in the square where you can have the good quality of beer or coffee. Overall, Trg Bana Jelacica is a nice place to start up your trip in Zagreb.
Museums in Zagreb
Zagreb is well known European country in terms of museums as the treasures of history are kept and exhibited in the Zagreb museum. The Zagreb museums and art collections in Zagreb possess exhibits from the whole world round of very considerable historical and artistic value. The best museum in Zagreb is the Archaeological Museum which has an extensive and well-labeled collection covers three floors, beginning with the Early Stone Age that should not be missed. Croatian Architecture Museum possesses useful resource houses thousands of items relating to Croatian architecture from the late 1800s to the present day and also host exhibitions, lectures and discussions about the resources. If you are interested in painting, Croatian Museum of Naive Art is the perfect place where you could find an amazing plenty of representations of rural life executed by the big names of the genre such as Ivan Generalićm, Ivan Rabuzin and so on. Enjoy!(Image by: Ivan Klindić)
Top things to do in Zagreb
Explore the romantic upper town that has some of the attractive landmarks such as Lotrscak tower, Stone gate (Kamenita vrata), St. Marc Church, Museum of Broken relationship, Stross promenade. Visit the museum of Broken relationships which are a fun place and you within an hour you can wander through everything. Don’t miss out the shops at Zagreb, an open green markets which is one of the favorite activities by every tourists. Visit Zagreb Cathedral which is a nice place that is located very close to the main square.
Zagreb Cathedral has lots of Gothic architectural elements. Visit Maksimir Park which is a real nature park in the center of the town that host a city of ZOO that has lots of old trees, small lakes and promenades. Go to Lake Jarun for a picnic, which is a popular lake among locals with a good atmosphere and it has lots of bars and restaurants, walking and cycling trails around the lake, and lots of space for a picnic and always keep in mind this lake is not for swimming.(Image by:ironypoisoning)
Visit these places and enjoy your trip in Zagreb. Have fun!
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