Zagreb Travel Blog
Rhythm of the city will take you to the backstreet where the magic happens. Like a temptation it will seduce you and you will fell in love with the city not knowing why.
Museums will evoke real value of this stylish city. One of the most unusual is certainly the Museum of Broken Relationships. Here, you can see articles and stories about the relationship between two people around the world, but upon termination. However, this doesn’t mean that Zagreb is not having its romantic side, on the contrary. You will find it in local parks, in the view of the city while you are climbing with cable-car to the upper part of the city or in the most romantic Croatian hotel.
When you reach the square where everything is red, you know that you have come to the healthiest part of Zagreb, famous Dolac market. This is the market with a tradition of 80 years. Here, you will find fresh fruits and vegetables, but also authentic Croatian products that can serve as a souvenirs.
Different churches, cathedrals and buildings are built more than five centuries ago, but they fit perfectly into the modern ambience of Zagreb. One of them is The Lotrščak Tower from the 13th century. Every day at noon you can hear the legendary Greek cannon. The gentleman who is in charge of firing the cannon is a local star.
The place of the all encounters in Zagreb is the Ban Jelačić square. You can not distinguish Zagreb from any other city when it comes to fulfillment as we sit outside in front of the local cafe with friends drinking coffee in the sun. When it’s time for lunch or dinner, take a walk to Tkalčićeva Street. The charms of Croatian cuisine will be deeply etched into the palate, whether you choose the Dalmatian smoked ham or seafood. A special “spice” are known Croatian wines from the Adriatic coast.
If you are looking for places where wishes come true, Zagreb has it. The only thing you need to do is to find Stone Gate and picture of the Mother of God holding Jesus. This image is the only survivor of a mysterious fire from the 1731.
In the end, all roads lead to the Old Zagreb. In this way, you encounter the famous journalist Zagorka. She will tell you stories and legends and she will show you the details that are visible only under lantern lights. It is up to you to discover micro elements of this city which will revealed the secret – why it is easy to come, but hard to leave.