Welcome to Zagreb
Welcome to Zagreb – Croatia's forgotten pearl
Often descended because of the beautiful beaches and islands at Croatia's coast side the capital of the country is really worth a visit. With its over one million inhabitants it's by far the biggest town in Croatia. Zagreb which is situated on the slopes of Medvednica Mountain, in the Carpathian Basin, is full of lust for life. There's a big university in the city, as well as some economic schools with many students, which grants the city a fantastic spirit of youthfulness.
Furthermore Zagreb can come up with lots of various sights.
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Since there are plenty of students and young people in the city, Zagreb has many different clubs and bars. Every taste of music will get satisfied in this pulsating city.
Zagreb has many shopping centres and shops where you get everything you need during your stay. For lovers of high end fashion there's a shop called Victor, which offers single pieces from all internationally well-known designers. Really recommendable is the Dolac Market, a traditional farmer market, which takes place in the city on Fridays and Saturdays. Gourmets shouldn't miss the shops of Zigante Tartufi which are spread in the city. They offer fantastic gourmet products and fresh truffles.
The city of Zagreb is divided into three parts. In the 1000 year old Gornji grad you can visit the Presidential Palace, the iconic St. Marks Church, the Croatian Parliaments and many museums. The Donji grad arose in the 19th century and offers plenty of shops, restaurants, coffees, theatres and parks. Furthermore there is a modern part which was built after the Second World War, which isn't interesting for tourists.
The city offers plenty of restaurants where you can get all kinds of international food and local food as well. A special tip for traditional Croatian food and wine is the Vinodol.
Zagreb offers a continental climate with four distinctive seasons. The summers can be very hot.
The people in Zagreb are like everywhere else in Croatia very friendly and open-minded.
Croatia's capital disposes an Airport, Trains and a tram, hence everything is well connected and easily reachable.