Zagreb

Zagreb1Zagreb is a capital of Croatia. It lies on the crossroads of important routes between the Adriatic coast and Central Europe. the city has it’s own airport  – Pleso. Zagreb as a city has Baroque ambience of the Gornji Grad, charming markets, various shopping facilities, as well as choice of various small and larger restaurants and hotels.

Zagreb is a city of green parks and walks, with many places to visit. Zagreb still keeps its charm, and a atmosphere that makes it a unique city. Zagreb has rich historical and cultural heritage that has roots in Central European urban culture, enriched by Mediterranean and Balkan traditions. The city population is about one million. It has good public transport ( Zagreb Tram , Zagreb Airport Bus) clean streets and squares, well kept parks, twenty theatres and over forty museums and galleries. Its numerous neo-classical buildings, spacious boulevards and squares reminds one of Vienna. Zagreb city centre consists of four districts: Trg Bana Jelacica – Zagreb’s main square, Kaptol and Gornji Grad with it’s hilly location in the centre with cathedral and government’s buildings, Gradec with it’s charming squares and leafy streets and Donji grad – a busy business centre of Zagreb.

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Accommodation in Zagreb

t-zagreb1The accommodation offer in Zagreb is rich and diverse, and thus suitable for everyone’s price range. The hotels range between large premium hotels operating within renowned chains to small private inns. The accommodation categories are marked by stars and the prices of rooms and other services depend on the category. One of the advantages of Zagreb is the availability of accommodation in the very centre of the city. This is where you will find the most luxurious hotels like the Sheraton and Esplanade, as well as much more affordable ones. Generally speaking, the hotel accommodation is at a high level, the rooms are neat and the service is good. Most hotels offer a parking lot and some have a garage. At the moment, Zagreb has 3 5-star hotels, 11 4-star hotels, 21 3-star hotels and 8 2-star hotels. 13 of them are small family hotels. Visitors can also choose between numerous private rooms and apartments, while a dozen hostels and hotels are available for younger people arriving in the Croatian capital while discovering Europe.

Rijeka-Zagreb highway section openedRijeka-Zagreb highway section opened

Dual carriage highway section from Kikovica to Oštrovica opened >> The 7.4-kilometre dual carriage highway section from Kikovica to Oštrovica, worth 276 million Kuna, a section within the Rijeka –... Read more »

Croatian Film at London Short Film Festival

Film ‘Market’ made by Croatian artist Ana Husman is currently screened at the London Short Film Festival (4th and 13th of January). This animated film, beautifully made, is shot at Dolac, the... Read more »

Zagreb Airport to get new passenger terminal and runway by 2011

According to Croatian media, the Croatian government and the city of Zagreb signed a protocol on the construction of a new passenger terminal and a new runway at Zagreb Airport, to be completed by 2011. ... Read more »

3D movies in Zagreb

A newly renovated Movieplex opened yesterday at Kaptol Centre in Zagreb. Read more » Similar Info About Travel to Croatia You May Like: Croatian Animated film Leviathan is the Best European Independent... Read more »

Rural tourism around Zagreb

Tourist can visit numerous country estates around the Croatian capital of Zagreb, which will bring the local customs, the authentic lifestyle and local specialties closer to them. Some of the estates... Read more »

Photos: Winter in ZagrebPhotos: Winter in Zagreb

Small photo gallery of winter in Zagreb:  #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 25%; } #gallery-1... Read more »

The Eighth Edition of ZagrebDox - The International Documentary Film FestivalThe Eighth Edition of ZagrebDox – The International Documentary Film Festival

This year’s edition of ZagrebDox, the largest international documentary film festival in the region, is taking place from 26 February to 4 March in Movieplex in Kaptol Centar, Zagreb. For the eighth... Read more »

Sljeme Mountain - FIS World Ski Cup eventSljeme Mountain – FIS World Ski Cup event

To inaugurate Sljeme as a desirable destination for ski competitions, the Croatian Ski Federation organized in 2005 the Golden Bear World Ski Cup women’s slalom race. The event was later renamed Snow... Read more »

Zagreb Sport and Boat Show 2008Zagreb Sport and Boat Show 2008

Zagreb Sport and Boat Show is currently going on in Zagreb, Croatia.  Read more » Similar Info About Travel to Croatia You May Like: 16th International Sport and Boat Show in Zagreb If you happened... Read more »

Zagreb: Advertising Billboards

I must admit that on my latest visit to Zagreb, I somehow got obsessed with overwhelming advertising attacks on my consumerism-non-adjusted soul. As a result,  a small collection of Zagreb’s billboards... Read more »