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Velika Gorica offers a range of interesting activities for tourists of all ages and with different interests. Everyone keen on history and interested in historical landmarks should definitely visit Andautonia Archaeological Park. This fabulous landmark is located just a short drive from the city, in the village of Scitarjevo. The park is open on the site of archaeological excavations of Roman Andautonia. During the antique times it was the biggest city of the region and an important city on the Sisak to Ptuj road (also known as Siscia-Poetovio). The city was an ancient center of culture as Andautonia is mentioned in ancient manuscripts that date back to the 1st to 3rd centuries. At that time, it was an economic, cultural, and religious center of the Zagreb region.
Despite its relatively small size and population, Velika Gorica is the largest city in the Zagreb County. The name of the city consists of two words where Velika means big and Gorica means … Open
Archaeological excavations in this area started in 1981 and haven’t ended till our days. Many remains of the ancient city were carefully restored and the archaeological park appeared on the site of the excavations in 1994. Nowadays, visitors of this fabulous place can explore several sections of the ancient Roman city that are located in an area of 2500 square meters. There are many tablets with information near various structures and buildings, so visitors do not need make an excursion together with a guide to find out everything.
The ancient city of Andautonia still has the main street paved with stones, arcades and colonnade bases, thermae, hallways and drains, the central heating system, and a semicircular pool. Inside the buildings, visitors will see wall paintings and fragments of mosaics. Having explored the remains of the Roman city, guests are welcome to visit the beautiful St. Martin Church and then head to Scitarjevo village in order to admire old wooden houses and traditional rural farmyards. Copyright
The gorgeous city was founded yet in the 13th century, but first settlements appeared in this area yet during the Roman Empire times. Archaeological excavations never stop in the … Open
Sooner or later, every tourist starts thinking about souvenirs, memorable gifts, and shopping in general. In order to buy finest and most beautiful souvenirs, consider visiting From Designers With Love. This is a large shop with a great range of items for sale. It is important to mention that all items are designed and made in Croatia. At From Designers With Love, visitors will find attractive jewelry, toys, home decor items, and even clothes. Items available for sale were made by best designers in Croatia. The prices are different, so there are suitable items for budget guests and connoisseurs and exclusive and upscale goods.
Travelers who feel lucky and don’t mind to enjoy some gambling are welcome at Admiral Automat Club. This is a modern venue that specializes in one of the most popular types of gambling – slot machines. The machines are new and offer various exciting games. Everyone will find a suitable one while walking along the rows of slot machines. As bids start from very small amounts, visitors don’t need to fear about losing big. There are also a roulette table and several machines that sell drinks and snacks.
1. Local shops and restaurants usually do not accept foreign currency, so it is recommended to exchange money in the bank or at one of the numerous exchange offices. There are also many ATMs … Open
Everyone keen on extreme sports will need to go to Zagreb in search of thrilling experiences, but the distance to the city is quite short. In Zagreb, they are welcome to try skydiving in tandem. No previous training is required to enjoy the tandem flight. Medical checking is not necessary too. A skilled and authorized instructor will do everything, while tourists will simply enjoy one-of-a-kind emotions and admire the panorama of the city from a bird’s eye view.
Raftrek Adventure Park is another great place for all fans of active pastime. One of the most beautiful National Parks in Croatia, Raftrek Adventure Park offers ideal conditions for hiking, cycling, and kayaking. It is a magnificent for all outdoor enthusiasts. Visitors do not need to have experience in trekking, kayaking or rafting because there is a team of skilled instructors who are always ready to help guests.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Velika Gorica
♥   Nature Park 'Medvednica' , 24.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Forest Park 'Okić-grad' , 28.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Forest Park 'Brdo Soline' , 32.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Žumberak - Samoborsko gorje' , 45.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Forest Park 'Ozalj-grad' , 48.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Velika Gorica
♥   Restaurant 'Mundoaka' Zagreb. Type - International. 13.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Boban' Zagreb. Type - Italian. 13.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Apetit' Zagreb. Type - International|Italian. 13.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Takenoko' Zagreb. Type - Japanese|Fusion. 13.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Agava' Zagreb. Type - International. 13.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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