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.

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Zagreb Film Festival 2011Zagreb Film Festival 2011

The 9th Zagreb Film Festival will be held from 16th-23rd of October 2011, on  on several locations in Zagreb, showing about 90 films in seven sets of programmes including : new film debuts – 12 feature... Read more »

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Last week at Brussels, Hrvatske autoceste – the Croatian Motorways Company was awarded for the tunnel Brinje of motorway Zagreb – Split (A1), as one of the safest European tunnels in 2007. Read... Read more »

The Sixth Zagreb Film FestivalThe Sixth Zagreb Film Festival

The 6th Zagreb Film Festival, festival for authors of their first or second movie, will take place between October 19th – 25th 2008. in Studentski centar (Student centre cinema) and cinema Europa in... Read more »

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Virtual exhibition of digitized works by Ruđer Bošković  has been presented by the National and University Library. The exhibition preserves the collections of the National and University Library... Read more »

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Motorway Rijeka – Zagreb construction continues

According to Croatian press, the works on the external sections of the Rijeka-Zagreb motorway resumed at the beginning of January. Read more » Similar Info About Travel to Croatia You May Like: Rijeka-Zagreb... Read more »

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Last month the Croatian government awarded the concession contract for new passenger terminal at Zagreb Airport to the Zagreb Airport International Company (ZAIC), the consortium based in France. The... Read more »

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Extravagant Bodies is an art event, dealing with the politics of normality. The Festival takes place from 12th to 15th December in Zagreb. Extravagant Bodies is a collaborative, intermedia and interdisciplinary... Read more »

Japan Airlines flights to Zagreb and Dubrovnik

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Japan Travel Bureau (JTB) have decided to jointly operate a series of charter flights offering package tour to Europe in summer and autumn 2007. Read more » Similar Info... Read more »