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Family trip to Zagreb with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Zagreb is a very beautiful city with many attractions and well-kept parks. It will be a pleasure to relax in it with children. One of the favorite places of rest among the townspeople and tourists is the Maksimir Park. The park occupies a vast territory and is very interesting for recreation at any time of the year. One can go for a walk or ride a bicycle, exploring the most hidden corners. In the park, there are many interesting monuments and historical buildings. In summer, visitors will have the opportunity to ride a boat on the lake and feed the ducks living in it.
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
Nature lovers and animal lovers should definitely look into the Zagreb Zoo. It is also very popular among holidaymakers with children. The opening of this zoo took place almost a hundred years ago, but it was recently completely re-equipped. Now the animals walk around in new and beautifully designed enclosures. In the zoo, there are many animals brought from different corners of the world, among them quite rare and exotic ones, including a snow leopard. On the territory of the zoo, there are several lakes in which otters and swans live. Visitors are allowed to feed some inhabitants.
With older children, one can go to the entertainment center Karting Arena Zagreb - this is the best carting center in the city. In the center, routes of different levels of complexity are available for visitors. Suitable entertainment can be found here both for beginners and for professional “racers”. Carting here is distinguished by first-class technical equipment. In the center, competitions are regularly held, and they will be very interesting to watch. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Travelers who plan to visit Zagreb during the warmer months should definitely relax in the picturesque Wake Park Jarun. This is a beautiful landscaped park located on the shore of a lake. During the summer on its beach, competitions are regularly held in various water sports. In the park, there are a lot of prospects for entertainment for vacationers, they can fish in the lake or have a picnic in the shade of trees. In the park, there are many sport courts and special playgrounds for children. The park is perfect for hiking and cycling. Also, everyone can use the services of a local water sports center. For those who prefer quiet serene vacation, a wonderful beach with soft sand is available in the park.
Zagreb has many interesting museums, some of which are definitely worth a visit with children. One of the most original is the Museum of Illusions - an amazing museum that will impress both adults and children. Each room in this museum is original. In some rooms, visitors can “walk on ceiling”. One of the most interesting is the camera obscura. Visitors of the museum will have an opportunity to see on their personal experience, how interesting and amazing the world of optical illusions is. In this museum, one can make a lot of incredible photos.
An excellent place for family rest will be the Archaeological Museum of Zagreb, which is located on the territory of the most modern archaeological park. For many years, excavations were conducted in this historic area. Many unique artifacts which are now represented in the museum were found here. Antique sculptures, household items made of clay and ivory, elements of military ammunition and ancient weapons, unique works of art and precious metal products, are just some of the exhibits available for visitors to the museum. Some of the exhibits are on the adjacent territory, in the garden.
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Reference information
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Zagreb and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Akvarij Terarij' Maribor, 89.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Zagreb
♥   Zoo 'Zagreb Zoo' Zagreb, 2.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Trapisti' Banja Luka, 148 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of Zagreb

Dobra River

From the series “The Most Dangerous River Rapids for Rafting”
Croatia is rich in picturesque rivers, many of which are found for rafting. Dobra River is a right inflow of Kupa River and is very challenged among mid-level athletes. Its length is 104 km, the distinctive feature of the river is the diversity of the small sleepers. Although there are almost no high and extremely complicated river flows, this shortcoming is offset by the numerous obstacles. … Read further

West Gate Center

From the series “12 Largest Shopping Centers Worldwide”
In Zagreb you can find the biggest shopping mall in Europe. Its' name is "West Gate Centre" and it was opened in 2009. In this mall there are nearly 500 various shops on the area of more than 100 thousand square meters. The mall was built in 15 months and now "West Gate Centre" is ready to present not only a wide range of shops but also a wide range of entertainment. … Read further
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Interesting places to visit with children around Zagreb

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Zagreb - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Zagreb, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Zagreb for families with children.
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