Once you’ve enjoyed Zagreb from the ground level, it’s a great idea to head upwards and look down on the city’s many famous cultural and historic structures, squares, streets, and parks. Our Top 5 Zagreb viewpoints – places that allow you to get a bird’s-eye view of Zagreb are:
1. Zagreb 360° – Zagreb Eye observation deck and event venue
Expect: Observation deck above Ban Jelačić square with great panoramic view of Zagreb is located on the 16th floor at the very top of the Zagreb Skycsraper (Zagrebački neboder). Deck provides an unique view on entire city. The building itself is one of the Zagreb icons, the ruler of Downtown skyline since 1959.
Admission: For children up to 3 years is free, for children up to 150cm is 15kn (2€), for adults is 30kn (4€) and for families is 75kn (10€). Tickets purchased during the day are valid the entire day.
Where: Ilica 1a, 16th floor
When: Mon-Sun 10:00h-23:45h
You can find more informations on www.zagreb360.hr
2. Lotrščak Tower
Expect: Old watchtower which is worth climbing to the top for the great 360°panoramic view of Zagreb. Since 1877. every day at noon, Grič cannon at the tower fires a shot to mark midday. It’s quite loud, so be prepared and check the time on your watches.
Admission: Children up to 18 years 10kn (1,30€), adults 20kn (2,60€)
Where: Strossmayer Promenade 9 at Zagreb Upper Town
When: Mon-Fri 09:00h-20:00h, Sat-Sun 10:00h-20:00h
You can find more informations on gkd.hr/kula-lotrscak/
3. Strossmayer Promenade (Lotrščak Tower plateau)
Expect: Below Lotrščak Tower at plateau, on the right side when you exit Zagreb Funicular ride on the upper station (the shortest funicular railway in the world), there is popular photo/selfie spot. You can’t miss it. Fantastic view over the city for moments to remember. Classic in Top 5 Zagreb viewpoints.
Where: Zagreb Funicular upper station
4. Gradec plateau
Expect: Another popular photo/selfie spot with great view of Downtown is behind the St Catherine’s Church, few steps above Strossmayer Promenade and love locks at Zakmardi stairs. Very romantic and perfect for night selfie (and kiss) after the nice walk through Upper Town.
Where: Catherine’s Square 5
5. Old town Medvedgrad
Expect: Last but not the least place at our Top 5 Zagreb viewpoints is fantastic view of the city and its surroundings from Medvedgrad – medieval fortified old town. Medvedgrad is located on the south slopes of Medvednica mountain, on the half way from city and mountain top.
Admission: 15kn (2€)
Where: Prilaz Kraljičinom zdencu
When: Tue-Sun 11:00h-19:00h