Top things to do in Osijek

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…
Top Choice Slavonian in Osijek

Kod Ruže

We never turn down a chance to sit at a table under stuffed eagles, goblet in hand, while being served by waiters wearing old-school braces. This is an atmospheric place to try out Slavonian flavours, especially at …
Historic Site in Osijek


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…
European in Osijek


Beloved by Osijek's fashionable set, this restaurant offers up classic seafood and meaty mains such as octopus cooked under a peka (domed baking lid) and Viennese-style steak with an accompanying impressive wine lis…
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…
Slavonian in Osijek

Slavonska Kuća

This is a great choice for authentic Slavonian food, with lots of pečena riba (baked fish), including delicious catfish. Prices are moderate and portions hearty. Wash your meal down with graševina, a fruity white wi…
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.
Vegetarian in Osijek

Vege Lege

Vegie and vegan burgers, good salads and delicious felafel wraps (they call them tortillas) are all served up at this tiny place with just a few counters with bar stools to perch on.