Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Osijek

Museum of Slavonia Archaeology Department

The oldest museum in Croatia, the Museum of Slavonia is housed in the renovated city-guard building with a glass dome over an arcaded patio. It showcases Slavonian history through the ages. Start on the 2nd floor wi…
Historic Site in Osijek

Tvrđa

Built under Habsburg rule as a defence against Turkish attacks, Osijek's compact 18th-century citadel was relatively undamaged during the war in the 1990s. This baroque complex of cobblestone streets, spacious squar…
Gate in Osijek

Water Gate & Northern Battlements

Trvđa's water gate was built into the northern wall in 1715. Just beside it, steps lead up onto the grassy top of the ramparts from where you can walk west to the brick water tower (wear closed shoes, there's broken…
Architecture in Osijek

Europska Avenija

If you're a fan of early-20th-century architecture, take a stroll down Europska Avenija, lined by ornate art nouveau mansions. Along this stretch you'll also see the grand Post Office, built in 1912, and the powder-…
Church in Osijek

Church of St Peter & Paul

This red-brick neo-Gothic church's 90m-high tower is surpassed in height only by the cathedral in Zagreb and dominates downtown Osijek. Built in the 1890s, the interior has 40 elaborate stained-glass windows in Vien…
Museum in Osijek

Museum of Slavonia

The second building of the Museum of Slavonia hosts the Lapidarium on the ground floor, with plenty of Roman stelae and tombs, while the 1st floor has exhibits on Trvđa's history as well as temporary exhibitions.
Museum in Osijek

Gloria Maris

Inside the vaults of the old citadel, this museum is dedicated to seashells and marine and freshwater life. It’s the labour of love of Vladimir Filipović, who has amassed around one million shells in his 48 years of…
Zoo in Osijek

Zoo Osijek

As an escape from the museums and churches, take a free ride on the emblematic kompa (a wooden pedestrian ferry propelled by the water current) from the shore of Gornji Grad to Zoo Osijek, on the other side of the D…
Landmark in Osijek

Watermill

This wooden replica watermill anchored on the Drava River (an EU-backed project, part of the Miller's Route that crosses through Hungary as well) makes for a lovely pit stop on the riverfront walk. It has a little c…
Gallery in Osijek

Museum of Fine Arts

Housed in an elegant neoclassical mansion, the Museum of Fine Arts contains a collection of paintings and sculptures by Slavonian artists from the 18th century onwards.