Zagreb

Zagreb 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.

16th International Sport and Boat Show in Zagreb16th International Sport and Boat Show in Zagreb

If you happened to be in Zagreb in next couple of days, don’t miss its 16th INTERNATIONAL SPORTS AND BOAT SHOW that will be held between 21 and 25 of February. Read more » Similar Info About... Read more »

Tunnel Brinje chosen as best tunnel in Europe for 2007Tunnel Brinje chosen as best tunnel in Europe for 2007

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 »

Zagreb in 1930s - photos by Tošo Dabac Zagreb in 1930s – photos by Tošo Dabac

Zagreb in 1930s – photos by Tošo Dabac – The book contains reproductions of 146 black-and-white photographs by Tošo Dabac from his cycle on People in the Street, produced in the period between... Read more »

Palace Novi Dvori in ZaprešicPalace Novi Dvori in Zaprešic

The Novi dvori (New Palace) in Zaprešic, a small town situated some 17 kilometres west of Zagreb in Hrvatsko Zagorje region,  is a historic complex that last year saw the launch of the first phase of... Read more »

Motel opens near Lovinac in Lika on Zagreb-Split routeMotel opens near Lovinac in Lika on Zagreb-Split route

A new motel was recently opened in Lika region at the section of the motorway linking Zagreb and Split where transit travellers can stop and have a rest. The motel is situated just off of the petrolstation... Read more »

Zagreb: Snow Queen Trophy 2009

 For the fifth time in a row,  Zagreb will be the host to the best slalom women skiers of the world, while the competition for men skiers will be held for the second time. The competitions will be held... Read more »

Zagreb Dox Film Festival

ZagrebDox, the biggest international documentary film festival in the region, will be taking place in the theaters of the Zagreb Student Centre from today, 25 February to 2 March. Read more » Similar... Read more »

Festival of Croatian Animated Film

  The 1st Festival of Croatian Animated Film, dedicated to Croatian short animated films, will be held on 21 and 22 February in Zagreb in Kino Europa cinema. Read more » Similar Info About Travel... Read more »

Flights from Japan to Croatia

At the beginning of June, the first direct charter flight from Osaka to Zagreb arrived at Zagreb airport. The Croatian National Tourist Board organized a welcome ceremony for the 350 passengers and crew-members,... Read more »

Croatian Family Adventue

In today’s Telegraph , Croatia is reviewed as family holiday destination for adventure holiday with teenagers. This is an excerpt from the article: .. we handcrafted a holiday that offered all... Read more »