There are several restaurants and cafe bars on the bank of the river Kupa. This one, called "Mali Kaptol" is the most popular in the town.
The local cuisine is very good, offering natural and delicious food.
Besides the restaurant, here is the seat of the local Tourist Office.
The town of Sisak lies on the banks of two rivers; the river of Sava which is the largest river in Croatia, and the river of Kupa which use to be one of the most beautiful n the whole country.
Fondest memory: The river of Sava flows in the northern part of the town. where the industrial zone and the new town settlements are situated.
The river of Kupa flows through the central part of the town where the old core of the town is situated.
The bank of the river Kupa is the main pedestrian area of the city. All along the river-shore there are many cafe-bars and restaurants.This walking paths take you from side to side of the city centre which is situated aolng the left bank of the river.
Fondest memory: In the hot summer days it is the main beach resort of the city.
Favorite thing: There was an very important settlemnt here in the Roman times, called Segestica. The cross of the two rivers, Sava and Kupa, was the important startegic point with a huge military fortress. Around the Roman fortress the town of Segestica starts to rise-up becoming in a years one of the biggest towns in that part of the Roman Empire. Only a few remains left today.
Favorite thing: Petrinja is a small town nearby Sisak, practically it is the suburb of the town of Sisak. The world wide famous "Gavrilovic" salame was born in this town. During the war the factory was completely destroyed, nowadays it is reconstructed
The church look building with no bell-tower, architectually it looks like the synagogue but it isn't. It is located in the heart of the town.
Nowadays it houses local government offices.
Since the end of the WW II, the town of Sisak has changed a lot. From one agricultural zone it become an industrial zone with huge steel and oil factories. Many old houses in the city centre were pulled down to make the place for the new socialistic-look quarters.
Only a few seccesionist look houses have left in the city centre.
Favorite thing: This old bridge across the river of Kupa, decorated by the red brick, connects two parts of the town. On the left bank of the river there is the old core of the town, while on the right bank there is the industrial zone and the huge oil tanks.
Favorite thing: The Castle Town of Sisak is one of the most important historical sights in Croatia. In 1593 the great battle against the Turks took place here. Small but very brave Croat army has defeated mihgty Turks and stoped them in advancing towards Vienna.
Favorite thing: After the war was over, the Aqua tower was completelly reconstructed having suffered of the seveare damages by the Serbian army.
Favorite thing: The church in Sisak, although not the oldest you will find, is still a beautifully set up church surrounded by shades of reds and greens.