Things to Know about Zagreb
Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, boasts of being a charming medieval ‘old city’ with its cobbled streets and historical architectures reminiscing of cities like Prague, Budapest, Vienna and other Central-European capitals. The city had been great favorites with tourists particularly from Italy, Germany and Austria. With its medieval architecture, bustling markets and streets, Zagreb attracts a large number of visitors from other parts of the world as well.
Best Places to Visit
Zagreb is renowned world over for its places of architectural and historic interests. Our Zagreb City Guide will help you in exploring some of its famous attractions. These include of St. Marko Church, St Stephen’s Cathedral, Mestrovic Gallery & Atelier, the Mimara Museum, Archbishop’s Palace, the Strossmayer Gallery, Croatian Academy of Science and Art, Museum of Zagreb, the ethnographic Museum, the Archaeological Museum, the Natural History Museum, and the Historical Museum of Croatia.
Best Time to Visit
The ideal time to visit Zagreb is during the summer season as the weather is warm and sunny. Be ready to participate in a major music or cultural festival almost every month in summer from June to October.
Best Dining Places
You will find a good choice of eateries across Zagreb serving traditional delicacies as well as other international cuisines like Italian, French, Chinese and American. Most restaurants are located in the main square of Trg Bana Josipa Jelacica, Preradoviceva, Tkalciceva, Radiceva, Bogoviceva, and Gajeva streets.
Best Airlines to Reach
Zagreb International Airport keeps Zagreb well connected with different parts of the world. Croatia Airlines, the national carrier, operates flights to various European and other international destinations. Major airlines serving Zagreb include Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Czech Airlines, TAP Portugal, Iberia, SAS, Air France, Aeroflot and EasyJet.
Best Places to Stay
Zagreb offers some of the oldest and most elegant hotels for your stay in Croatia. The city has very few cheap hotels in Zagreb and finding them is almost difficult. There’s a campsite, 10 km out of town, on the Ljubljana highway where most budget travelers seek accommodation.