Cultural & Theme Tours in Zagreb

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The town of Zagreb is an important tourist centre and also a travel destination itself. The town attracts close to a million visitors annually, mainly from Austria, Germany and Italy, and in recent years many tourists from far east (South Korea, Japan, China, and India). It has became an important tourist destination, not only in Croatia, but considering the whole region of southeastern Europe.The historical part of the city to the north of Ban Jelačić Square is composed of the Gornji Grad and Kaptol, a medieval urban complex of churches, palaces, museums, galleries and government buildings that are popular for Zagreb sightseeing tours.Zagreb's numerous museums reflect the history, art and culture not only of Zagreb and Croatia, but also of Europe and the wholeWorld. Around thirty collections in museums and galleries comprise more than 3.6 million various exhibits.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Ban Josip Jelacic Monument, Zagreb, Central CroatiaOur comprehensive 1.5-hour walking tour will start from the main square - Ban Jelacic Square towards the former medieval settlement Kaptol and the Cathedral of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, which is one of the most important landmarks of the city.Our walking tour will take us through the most popular Farmer's market Dolac until the vibrant Tkalciceva Street-one of the most popular street with many bars and restaurants,and from there towards Gradec - one of the 2 medieval settlements that formed Zagreb in the past. We will walk along Kravi Most - the street that's known as the "Bloody bridge",most definitely the street and not the bridge. Kravi Most's nickname refers to medieval battles that once took place on it between two neighborhoods of Gradec and Kaptol.We will walk through the Stone Gate which was a part of the defense system for the old city and is the only gate that has survived. Inside there is a small chapel housing the miraculous picture of Our Lady, the patron saint of Zagreb. Close to the chapel there is the oldest pharmacy in Zagreb, dating from the 14th century.On the way we will see the Lotrscak Tower and Saint Mark’s Church. The church with its picturesque rooftop appear on the postcards an it is one of the symbols of the town.Close to Lotrscak tower there is the charming funicular. This is the oldest form of public transportation of the city and has brought joy to the citizens of Zagreb for over 125 years.We will take a walk along the charming Strossmayer promenade, the best spot for panoramic views of Zagreb rooftops,and from there we will go downstairs towards the main square.Your tour ends back at the main square, where you’ll learn how Zagreb got its name before we say goodbye to eachother.Duration: 10 minutes

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