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  • 1. The main attractions

    Umjetnicki paviljon, the Art Pavillion, in front of which stands the statue of famous Croatian Renaissance artist Andrija Medulic made by Ivan Mestrovic, is an exibition hall where the major and most...

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  • 2. The architecture of the town

    Zagreb has numerous architectural interesting sights and buildings. Among the most famous are the two Neo-Gothic bell towers, the Romanesque Lotrscak Tower or the several architectural styles of the...

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  • 3. People

    You will probably love the fact that almost everybody speaks at least some basic English. If you aim younger people, you're very likely to get quality speakers who will anwser your questions without...

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  • 4. Emblems of the town

    Here stands the statue to King Tomislav, the first King of the medieval state of Croatia, after whom the square is named. King Tomislav Square is a large park with a fountain in the middle and the Art...

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  • 5. Zagreb through the centuries

    Nowadays, hardly anyone uses the term Gradec, even old locals prefer call it Gornji grad or Gric. This low hill on which the Upper Town is located dominates the town center of Zagreb, as its guardian...

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  • 6. City maps and guides

    A great resource for information about travels to Eastern or Central Europe is "In Your Pocket". It provides information of more than 50 cities at the travel portal www.inyourpocket.com. About 20...

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  • 7. Geographical position&climate

    This is the picture of the squareI did in the first week of January 2003. The town of Zagreb, under the snow, is particularly attractive, many says at that time Zagreb is a real beauty, howevr, it...

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  • 8. Are there any VTers here?

    My favorite thing about Zagreb were definitely my guides! I was lucky to come to Zagreb on my own but to never be alone because of the wonderful local VT scene. Nikša was so kind to let me stay at...

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  • 9. The history of Zagreb - part 2

    In 1242 the other part of the old Zagred nucleus, Gradec situated on the Gornji Grad Hill (the Upper Town), was given a royal charter by King Bela IV. By the...

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  • 10. The history of Zagreb - part 1

    Zagreb is a city with a rich history, dating from Roman times. The oldest settlement in its urban area was Andautonia. The remains of Andautonia could be seen...

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  • 11. Parks

    The parks of Zagreb are one of its finest assets, especially the parks that run from the main train station to the central Ban Jelanica Square. My particular...

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  • 12. The Saxophonist

    An amazing find, just off the main square. A quiet little arcade, on the corner of Bogoviceva and Preradovicev Try, that is beautifully tiled and lights up like...

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  • 13. English Speakers

    English is surprisingly widely spoken in Zagreb, given that it doesn't get a lot of tourists, relative to cities like Dubrovnik. Kids are learning it at school,...

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  • 14. Easter eggs

    With freezing temperatures, it might not have looked like spring has sprung in Zagreb, but it was clearly Easter time - a multitude of colourful eggs had...

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  • 15. Parks of Zagreb

    Many wonderful parks offer good posibilities for a relaxing break in busy Zagreb. The city centre has a horseshoe shaped green lung with some nice fountains and...

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  • 16. There's soo many things you...

    There's soo many things you can do when you're in Zagreb, you can take a walk from the train station to the centre of town through King Tomislav Square and the...

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  • 17. Climate

    The climate of Zagreb is continental, with four separate seasons. Summers are hot and dry, and winters are cold. The average temperature in winter is 1°C (34°F)...

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  • 18. Cafés

    I was amazed how many cafés there are in Zagreb. Especially in the warm season everyone seems to sit outside in the streets to see and to be seen. On Saturday...

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  • 19. Money, Costs and Euros

    People seem very happy to accept Euros, but don't expect a great exchange rate if you are too lazy to buy yourself some Kuna. I found I could use Euros in the...

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  • 20. The Streets of Zagreb

    One of the most pleasant things you can do in Zagreb is to just wander the streets. There is such a variety of styles and architecture, from the narrow medieval...

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  • 21. Blue fountain

    This place has no historical, architectural or any other big significance. You won't see the toruists around admiring or filming it, more likely, you will see...

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  • 22. local currency

    we exchanged money virtually everywhere (hotel, bar, taxi, restaurant) and for a rate very close to the official one. it's not worth wasting time lookin for an...

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  • 23. Smell of freedom

    That was the most horrible travelling experience which i had throught teh all my life!I still can't believe that it happend to me!I decided to go for a weekend...

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  • 24. Taizé Info

    For those of you know something about Taizé, this will be nice news! It was decided that the European / World meeting for New Year's 2006 / 2007 will take part...

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  • 25. Trg bana J. Jelacica square

    This square is in the centre of the city. Almost wherever you go you will pass here on your way, and, as I found out, it is also the place to meet your VT...

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