Places To Visit In Zagreb

Top Things to do in Zagreb

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1. Museum of Broken Relationships

Museum of Broken Relationships
4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 6
places to visit in Zagreb

A testimony to Croatian artists Olinka Vistina and Drazen Grubisic and their sentimental breakup, this museum is sure to strike a chord somewhere. The place houses reminders of people's heartbreaks, things that were of sentimental value before two people parted ways after being together.

2. Upper Town (Gornji Grad)

Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
4.3 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 6
places to visit in Zagreb

Upper Town (Gornji Grad) is known as the Capital's historical district looking down over to the Lower town and housing all medieval settlements. A stroll through the Upper Town is sure to give you a piece of the majestic history that the town beholds.

3. The Croatian National Theatre

The Croatian National Theatre
4.2 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 6
places to visit in Zagreb

The theatre dates back to 1895 when it was built by Viennese architects Hermann Helmer and Ferdinand Fellner. Situated in the "Green Horseshoe” in Donji Grad, the theatre is no less than a landmark in the Lower Town.

4. Villa Rebar

Villa Rebar
3.8 /5

2 km
from city center
4 out of 6
places to visit in Zagreb

Villa Rebar is a former estate of a high-ranking fascist dictator which is now nothing but a haunting ruin. Its location at the edge of a Croatian forest along with a mysterious history makes it one of the most riveting sight-seeing experience.¾

5. Maksimir Park and the City Zoo

Maksimir Park and the City Zoo
3.8 /5

3 km
from city center
5 out of 6
places to visit in Zagreb

A perfect retreat for families and friends, the Maksimir Zoo is sure to leave you revitalised. The park calls for a unison with nature with picturesque views accompanying you for your vacation.

6. Brestovac Sanatorium

Brestovac Sanatorium
3.7 /5

9 km
from city center
6 out of 6
places to visit in Zagreb

Built in 1909, the Sanatorium has been one of the best tuberculosis care centres of its time in the whole of Europe. The ruins of this sanatorium now hide amid the woods of Zagreb.

FAQs on Zagreb

How can I commute within Zagreb?

Trams are undeniably the best way of commuting within the city. There are 15 routes in Zagreb, and you will find tram tickets which are sold in a pack of ten at any newspaper kiosk. Purchase of tickets can be made through cash or credit cards. After boarding the tram, do not forget to validate your ticket in the machines.
Apart from trams, an extensive bus system makes commute easy in the city.
Zagreb also has a small yet robust cycle system for commuters who want to pedal through the city.
Taxis are readily available throughout the city, offering reasonable rates compared to other Croatian towns.
A lot of travellers choose to travel through Croatia via self-driven cars. Our advice is to drop the car off at Zagreb and avoid getting stuck in the traffic. Go for public transport within the city instead. However, if you still wish to self-drive, you'll get some great deals with Autoeurope and Economy Car Rentals.

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What are the top sightseeing places in Zagreb?

The top sightseeing places in Zagreb are Museum of Broken Relationships, Upper Town (Gornji Grad), The Croatian National Theatre, Villa Rebar, Maksimir Park and the City Zoo, Brestovac Sanatorium.

What are the top activities in Zagreb?

The top activities in Zagreb are Plitvice Lakes National Park and Rastoke Day Tour from Zagreb, Ljubljana and Lake Bled Whole Day Tour from Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes and Rastoke Village Day Tour from Zagreb with Skip-the-Line Ticket, Walking Tour in Zagreb with Funicular Ride, Ljubljana, Postojna Cave, and Predjama Castle Day Tour from Zagreb, Hop-On Hop-Off Panoramic Bus Tour in Zagreb.
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