Gallery of Modern Art


Take in this glorious display of work by Croatian artists from the last 200 years, including such 19th- and 20th-century masters as Bukovac, Mihanović and Račić. It’s a fine overview of the nation's vibrant arts scene.

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1. Strossmayer Gallery of Old Masters

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The 2nd floor of the stately 19th-century neo-Renaissance Croatian Academy of Arts and Sciences building showcases the impressive fine-art collection…

2. Zrinjevac


Officially called Trg Nikole Šubića Zrinskog but lovingly known as Zrinjevac, this verdant square is a major hang-out during sunny weekends and hosts pop…

3. Archaeological Museum

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Spread over three floors, the artefacts housed here stretch from the prehistoric era to the medieval age. The 2nd floor holds the most interesting – and…

4. Galerija Nova

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This independent art space is run by the WHW (Što, Kako i za Koga?) curatorial collective, known for their probing of politically and socially sensitive…

5. Xenophora Mural

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These mammoth photo-realistic shells on the brick facade of the building on the corner of Ɖorđićeva and Petrinjska are the work of Croatian street artist…

6. Art Pavilion

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This stunning, yellow art nouveau–style pavilion presents changing exhibitions of contemporary art.In the past it's hosted major works by Rodin and Miró…

7. City Waterfall Mural

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This highly detailed black and white waterfall mural is the work of local street artist Miron Milić.

8. Equestrian Statue

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This statue of Ban Jelačić, the 19th-century ban (viceroy or governor) who led Croatian troops into an unsuccessful battle with Hungary in the hope of…