Mirogoj – not only as a cemetery and the final resting place of deceased, but as an outdoor museum is readily awaiting visitors to fascinate them with its peace and beauty. In order to Mirogoj cemetery must shine every day with its beauty,  its employees take care for the beauty and arrangements entirely, maintaining the parks, flowers, trees and the…

This is the story about last public bath in Zagreb Only few hundred meters west from Zagreb main square (in Ilica 8 courtyard where you can also enter/exit Tunnel Grič) there is one of the oldest public baths in Europe! First modern public bath in Europe was opened in Liverpool in 1829 and Public bath…

Zagreb is full of parks, green spaces and gardens, but some of them are little bit tucked away from public. Lots of Zagreb green spaces between buildings are open only to surrounding residents, but several secret gardens in Zagreb are open for everyone. Some are neglected and overgrown, but some are spectacular. You only have…

Did you know that one famous sculpture in Maksimir has a special intervention for Easter and unusual colloquial name? Near the Maksimir stadion (from the main square direction east with tram no. 11 or 12, exit station Bukovačka – Maksimir) since 1957. there is a sculpture Discus Thrower (Vanja Radauš). All those who went to…

For 10 years now (from unveiling in march 2006.) bronze statue of peasant market woman called „Kumica Barica“ at Dolac market is one of the favorite selfie/photo spots for tourists in Zagreb. You can easily find it on the top of left stairway to upper part of Dolac market. Statue is famous symbol of older…

Maksimir stadium, which is owned by the City of Zagreb and is the home ground of Dinamo Zagreb football team was officially opened on 5th of May 1912. Of course, to this day it has been reconstructed several times. Big “face lifting ” was done in 1997./1998. when all the standing places were replaced by seats…

Cmrok is the name of the meadow and a hill located in the northern part of Zagreb, on the hillsides of Medvednica mountain. This giant and slightly rangy meadow, which arises from the woods, is beloved by many citizens who wish to relax surrounded by green grass and pine trees. Today, it is Zagreb popular resort for…

When you take few steps from Zagreb main square, direction west, on right side at the beginning of Ilica street (Ilica 8), you can see footprints of famous Croatian artist Tomislav Gotovac. Like celebrity handprints and footprints on Hollywood Boulevard, Tomislav Gotovac footprints are engraved in Ilica street. So, who is Tomislav Gotovac and why…

In the Gornji grad (Upper town), near the famous Kamenita Vrata (The Stone Gate), you can find one of the oldest Europe’s pharmacies called “K Crnom Orlu” (“At the Black Eagle”) and the oldest pharmacy in Zagreb. The first written document of this pharmacy dates to 6. of march 1355. in a lawsuit between a…