known for its cultural beauties


Zagreb is not only known for its cultural beauties, but also for the lovely nature that surrounds it. You’ll be very happy to spend at least one day in town. First of all, the Upper Town has delightful hilly, narrow streets with cafes, shops and bars filling the 18th-century buildings. Here you’ll find the towering Zagreb cathedral, the Dolac market and the City Museum for a glimpse of Zagreb’s history. It has culture, arts, music, architecture, gastronomy and all the other things that make a quality capital city. Therefore it’s no surprise that the number of visitors has risen sharply in the last couple of years. Since it was often ignored as tourists made a beeline for the coast, don’t make the same mistake, therefore visit Zagreb town, an exciting city that offers an valuable window into Croatian culture.

There is no “wrong season” to visit Zagreb

Croatia’s coastal attractions aside, Zagreb has finally been discovered as a popular city-break destination. As a living, breathing city, it has a full menu of activities and pleasures all year round. There is no “wrong season” to visit. Summers are rarely stifling and is a great time to enjoy its parks. The city empties out in August however as residents head to the coast and islands. Even though the lack of crowded trams can be refreshing. The season gears up in autumn with a full menu of concerts, exhibits and special events. As the leaves gradually turn color and the air grows cooler. But also winter temperatures make it ideal time to duck into a cozy coffee house and linger over hot chocolate. Meanwhile in spring, cafe life blossoms as everyone heads outdoors. Either for lunch on a terrace or an after-work drink on one of the city’s attractive squares.

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