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Trekking in the Plitvice Lakes National Park

If you decide to go trekking in Zagreb, then visit the National Park "Plitvice Lakes". It is open from 8 am to 6 pm on any day of the week. You will pay from 55 to 180 HRK for admission. The cost depends on the season of the year. You will walk through the woods. Beech and coniferous trees grow here. You will also see karst lakes, walk over bridges built of planks, and get some fresh air. You will enjoy beautiful waterfalls, mountains, and caves. You can also meet animals that live in the territory of the park. These are wolves, roe deer, bears, birds, and butterflies.
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It will take 6 hours to explore the park on foot. However, you can get to its upper lakes on a special bus from April to October. It doesn't pollute nature. The bus leaves from the 2nd entrance every 30 minutes. You will reach Kozjak Lake. You can rent a boat for 50 HRK here. You will go to the lower lakes on it to see the Veliki Slap waterfall. However, keep in mind that you cannot swim in the lakes!

Entertainment on Jarun Lake

You can visit Jarun Lake at any time of the year. It is a natural landmark of Zagreb. There are many holiday options here in the summer months. For example, you will sunbathe on the beach, swim in clear water, and take a boat trip. If you are engaged in conquering the waves, standing on a board with a sail, you can increase the level of adrenaline in your blood. Copyright
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Look at the City, sitting in a Funicular Car

The funicular is one of the public transport modes of Zagreb. It has been open every day since 1890. The funicular has only 2 stations. They are the Upper and Lower Towns. The distance between them is 66 meters. It consists of 2 small blue cars. They are designed for 28 passengers. There are 12 seats in it. The funicular moves at intervals of 10 minutes. It is considered one of the steepest funiculars on the planet because of the slope of 52%. You will get into a wagon at one of the stations. You will reach the second station in just 1 minute 4 seconds. You can admire the beauty of the city during the trip, being at an altitude of 30 meters.

Climb to Lotrščak Tower Observation Deck

The majestic Lotrščak Tower is located near the station of the Zagreb funicular. It has the form of a square. The tower was originally intended to guard one of the entrances to the city. If you visit its first floor, you will buy souvenirs and enjoy the paintings that are in the exhibition gallery. If you go up the spiral staircase to the observation deck, you will see the city from a height and take pictures of its attractions. However, keep in mind that it is very difficult to do in the summer heat. You will look at the cannon during the ascent. It shoots at 12:00 every day. You can enter the tower from 11 am to 9 pm on any day of the week. recommends best hotels in Zagreb
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Exciting Night Skiing

If you drive 10 kilometers north from Zagreb, you will get to a ski resort. It is equipped with special cannons that produce snow. It's called Sljeme. The resort is open to the public from December to April. There is Mountain Medvednica here. There are 4 tracks on it. They have different degrees of complexity. Their total length is 4 kilometers. You can go skiing on each of them at night. Lighting is provided here. You will pay 15 euros for one day spent at that resort.
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Hiking to the Mountain Medvednica

You can go on foot from Zagreb to the peak of Mountain Medvednica in the warm season. Its height is 1034 meters above sea level. If you get to a natural attraction, you will walk along winding paths for 3 hours. They are located on its slopes among a dense forest in which deciduous trees grow. After completing this difficult path, you will reach the top of the mountain and see a breathtaking panorama of the surrounding area.
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Zagreb
♥   Restaurant 'Dubravkin Put' Zagreb. Type - Modern cuisine. 2.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Mano' Zagreb. Type - Meats|Modern cuisine. 3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bistro Apetit' Zagreb. Type - International. 4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Survived castles around Zagreb
♥   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
♥   Castle 'Kunšperk' , 37.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Art galleries in Zagreb and around
♥   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
♥   Art museum 'Museum of Contemporary Art' Zagreb, 2.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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