The Zagreb Cathedral

The Zagreb Cathedral is the largest and most monumental sacral building in Croatia, as well as one of the most valuable pieces of the Croatian national heritage. It was built in the style of the Gothic revival and dedicated to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Zagreb Cathedral is... Continue reading

Ban Jelačić Square

Ban Jelačić Square is Zagreb’s main square, dominated by the statue of Ban Josip Jelačić, whose figure on the horse is today facing the south instead of north, as it used to be the case in the past due to political reasons. When it was first erected in 1866 it... Continue reading

The Modern Gallery

The Modern Gallery is one of Zagreb’s museums. It is situated in the Vranyczany Palace at Hebrangova Street number 1, next to the Strossmayer Gallery of Old Masters. The museum is home to a permanent exhibition of paintings and sculptures, mostly authored by Croatian artists from the 19th and 20th... Continue reading

Zagreb’s Dolac Market

Zagreb’s Dolac Market opened in 1930 on the site of the old city walls, which had been demolished. After it was decided that the old market called Harmica on the main square (Ban Josip Jelačić Square) would be relocated, the question was where its new location would be. The space... Continue reading

Maksimir Park

Maksimir Park is the first forest park in Europe, open to the public in 1794 with the support of Bishop Maksimilijan Vrhovac. In 1839 it was landscaped in the English style by Bishop Juraj Haulik. The architectural structures in the park are mostly all the work of Franjo Schücht. The... Continue reading

The Archaeological Museum

The Archaeological Museum in Zagreb has been an independent institution since 1939, and before that it operated as a part of the Croatian National Museum. It is situated in the historicist palace Vranyczany-Hafner opposite the Zrinjevac park. The museum fundus today numbers almost 450,000 various artefacts. It is categorised into... Continue reading

The Lotrščak Tower

The Lotrščak Tower is surely one of Zagreb’s landmarks. It is located at the entrance of Gradec in the Old Town, next to what used to be the small city gate called Dverce at the Strossmayer promenade. Along with the Stone Gate and the Observatory (the Priest’s Tower), Lotrščak is... Continue reading

The Mimara Museum

The Mimara Museum was built due to a donation given by the renowned art collector Ante Topić Mimara and his wife Wiltrud Mimara, and it was opened to the public in 1987 at the Roosevelt Square in Zagreb. It houses over 3,750 various artefacts of exceptional artistic value, from Antiquity... Continue reading

St. Mark’s church

St. Mark’s Church in Zagreb is one of the oldest buildings in the city, which is evident from the Romanesque elements found on its facade. The interior is divided into naves with four massive round columns. The entrances are in the west and south portal. In the north-east side of... Continue reading