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Sightseeing in Zagreb - what to see. Complete travel guide

Zagreb is a capital of Croatia and an important economic and scientific center. Travellers call Zagreb “the city of museums”. Indeed, the number of cultural sights and exhibitions centers is really stunning. Moreover, the majority of them are unique on the country scale.
It’s really hard to find best dining facilities among hundreds of restaurants in Zagreb, but there are some places that are popular among generations of locals and that have won … Open
For convenience the city is divided into three regions. Gornji grad is considered the historical center of the city. Quarters and streets of this region were built yet during the medieval period. The majority of excursions take place here. Donji grad is the trading district of Zagreb. The largest markets and trading centers are located on the streets and squares of this district. Here often take place fair trades and various entertaining events. The modern part of Zagreb is called Novi Zagreb and its streets and squares have been built approximately 50 years ago. High buildings, office centers and entertainment complexes will be also very interesting to the visitors of this wonderful city.
Archeological Museum occupies the first place among the cultural facilities of the city. The exposition of this museum exceeds 400 thousand of items. The museum features collections of archeological findings gathered in different parts of Croatia within last three centuries. If you like walking on ancient castles, then do not forget to visit Tower of Lotrscak that was built in the 13th century. The tower was used as a protective facility and was located near the southern city gates. Botanic garden is a magnificent piece of nature located near Zagreb University. It has founded by the workers of the university and here take place important studies. A part of the garden is devoted to excursions. Art connoisseurs will enjoy visiting Ivan Meshtrovic Gallery and Strossmayer Gallery that exhibit large private collections of pictures and tapestries. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Zagreb
♥   Shopping area ' Ilica' Zagreb, 5.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Zagreb
♥   Castle 'Medvedgrad' , 9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Samobor Castle' , 23.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Mokrice Castle' , 26 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Catez' , 32.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Brežice Castle' , 33.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Zagreb
♥   Nature Park 'Medvednica' , 13.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Forest Park 'Okić-grad' , 23.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Forest Park 'Brdo Soline' , 33.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Žumberak - Samoborsko gorje' , 39.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Park 'Kozjanski park' , 41.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Zagreb and around
♥   Art museum 'Art Pavilion' Zagreb, 1.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Modern Gallery' Zagreb, 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Zagreb' Zagreb, 2.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Klovićevi dvori' Zagreb, 2.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Mimara Museum' Zagreb, 2.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Zagreb from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Zrinjski

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Travelers who are not afraid of bats are offered to take part in an exciting campaign providing an opportunity to adopt a bat. The whole point is that there are many rare species among bats living in mines that are on the verge of extinction. All funds raised at the event go for the maintenance of the animal population; after such a commemorative event tourists receive a personal certificate that they have their own pet in the mysterious Zrinjski mine. … Read further
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