You're Going to Love Zagreb
Zagreb is the capital of Croatia, with a population of some 800,000. It has a beautiful medieval city center with stunning architecture and atmospheric cobbled streets, reminiscent of cities like Vienna and Prague.
Top 5 Reasons to Visit Zagreb
1. Gornji Grad and Donji Grad
Gornji Grad and Donji Grad are the upper and lower parts of the city center. It is here that you will find Zagreb Cathedral, Old Town Gate, and most of the architectural sites of interest.
The city has a good number of green spaces. Maksimir Park is a great place to picnic, relax, or enjoy hiking through the forest.
Jarun Lake is popular for rowing and windsurfing and there are lots of fun bars around the shingle beaches.
Museums such as Muzej Mimara have collections dating from Neolithic times to the present day. The art collection is particularly impressive.
Medvednica is an imposing mountain of around 3,500 feet that overlooks the city. At the top of the mountain your hike is rewarded by the presence of restaurants and cafes in which to relax and enjoy some great views of Zagreb.