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Preparing your trip to Zagreb: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

1. A large part of the shops are open from 8:00 to 20:00. Many shops close for a lunch break in the afternoon. At the height of the tourist season many grocery stores and supermarkets can open somewhat earlier, at 6 - 7 am.
2. Do not forget to leave tips in restaurants and cafes of the city. As a rule, the tip of 10% of the total order will be sufficient. Service charges are rarely included in the total bill, so your reward should be given directly to waiter’s hands or you can simply round the due amount in a big way to any convenient sum.
3. Despite the fact that the city is very quiet and is distinguished by low level of crime, travelers should not forget to remain careful in public places and should monitor their belongings closely. Do not go to remote areas of the city alone, and do not take large sums of money and other valuable items without any particular need.
4. In order to be respected by the locals, make sure to learn a few phrases in their native language. A significant part of the local population is fluent in English and Italian, so no problems with understanding should appear.
5. Power supply voltage is 220V. All hotels are equipped with sockets of the European standard. If necessary, adapters can be bought in any supermarket. As a rule, major hotels provide them on request. Copyright
6. The city is distinguished by a well-developed system of public transport. Buses ply around the streets from early morning to late evening. Travellers, who expect to visit suburban areas, are recommended to take a taxi. One can easily rent a car for the whole day. It will cost around $30 – 35. The final price depends on the length of the journey.
7. Tourists who want to rent a car will need a driving license of the international standard and a credit card with the required amount of collateral in the account. The final sum of the collateral depends on the brand of the rented car. The longer the term of rent is, the lower the daily rate will be.
Zagreb will impress fans of active rest by a variety of entertainment and sporting venues. Fans of golf have long fallen in love with the city as its suburbs are the location of Golf & … Open
8. Currency is recommended to be exchanged in banks and specialized exchange offices only. Do not use the services of individuals. Before you exchange currency, make sure you find out not only the exchange rate, but the amount of commission charged. The commission can vary considerably in different places.
9. Large shopping centers, hotels, restaurants and petrol stations accept payments by credit cards. Open air markets and private shops are better to be visited with plenty of cash.
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What to visit being in Zagreb - unique sights

West Gate Center

From the series “12 Largest Shopping Centers Worldwide”
Visitors with children will be interested in KIDS WORLD. The area of this park is 4 thousand square meters. It is good for babies and teenagers at once. The mall has all season ice skate and boiling club, more than 20 restaurants with different cuisines and over 10 bars. The enormous shopping mall in Zagreb is dramatically differing from others by its terrific design. Its halls are always decorated with an original art installation and thoroughly made system of lightning. … Read further


From the series “The Scariest Mines in the World”
Medvednica Nature Park in Croatia is in an incredibly beautiful mountainous area featuring an abandoned medieval mine Zrinjski. Back in 1527, the first mine has been laid there; zinc-lead ore has been mined in it. Mine literally turned precious, as that ore was rich in silver. During the tour, visitors would be able to see fragments of rock with veins of precious metal. … Read further

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