Top 10 Zagreb tourist attractions
This is our recommendation how to take advantage of your free time in Zagreb … From visiting the city sights, museums and Zagreb tourist attractions to the one-day trips to the city surroundings!
Zagreb 360° – observation deck and event venue
Zagreb 360° – observation deck and event venue is a Zagreb tourist attraction that will show you a panorama of Zagreb from the 16th floor of a skyscraper located in the center of the city, on Ban Jelačić Square. But that is not all because many freelancers and coworkers are coming here because this place has the fastest possible Internet connection and free wi-fi! So take the opportunity and watch Zagreb like a bird!
WHERE: Ilica 1a, 10000 Zagreb
OPENING HOURS: 10:00 – 23:45 for 365 days in a year
PRICE RANGE: Children up to three years – free of charge, children up to 150cm in height – 4 €, adults – 8 €
In history, cities were usually built on the hill and this was also the case with Zagreb whose first center was placed on raised ground now called the Upper Town Zagreb. This is the most interesting sight and you simply can’t bypass it during your stay in Zagreb, no matter how short your trip will be! There you will find churches, all kind of historical sights and museums, Croatian Parliament and the Government offices!
WHERE: Gradec, 10000 Zagreb
Zagreb day Trips
The Croatian capital will definitely leave you breathless and you will enjoy in every moment spent in it, but don´t forget Zagreb surroundings as well and take the time to visit some of the nearby Zagreb tourist attractions! Zagreb day Trips agency offers you the option of going on a one day or a half day excursions! And this season, they have prepared four wonderful one day trips: Plitvice Lakes National Park, a fairy-tale castle Trakošćan in conjunction with the Museum of the Neanderthals in Krapina, Plešivica wine road and a trip to the city of Samobor – picturesque town only 25 kilometers away from Zagreb.
PHONE: +385 99 396 8 266 E-MAIL: email@example.com
PRICE RANGE: From 30 € for a day trip
Zagreb Funicular, situated just a few steps away from Ilica street in the very city center, is one of the top Zagreb tourist attractions . It is connecting Downtown with the Upper Town of the city since 23rd of April 1893. It happens to be the safest public transportation system in the world, since no passengers have been injured while riding it in over a century. Also, it´s Zagreb’s oldest organized public transportation system and with 66 meters in distance it’s the shortest funicular in the world!
WHERE: Tomićeva street, Zagreb
PRICE RANGE: One-way ticket price is just 0.5 €, and If you want, you can ask for an immediate departure for 2,6 €
There are so many popular places in Zagreb where you can feel free and happy while running. For example, Jarun lake, Medvednica mountain, Bundek lakes, Sava river banks, our precious park Maksimir and the last but not least – the very center of the city! And f you decide to take a running tour through the Zagreb upper and lower town you will have the opportunity to see the top Zagreb tourist attractions… And if you have more time you can take their walking tours as well!
PHONE: +385 91 477 9888
PRICE RANGE: From 35 € per person on running tours
Don’t be afraid of long walks because the parks in Zagreb will impress you along the way. Your sightseeing will be fulfilling just when you include a walk through the so-called Green Horseshoe (set of beautiful parks and palaces that form a shape of a horseshoe) located between central railway station and the main city square. The east part of Zagreb is home of the biggest park in Zagreb – Park Maksimir! Maksimir is for Zagreb as Bois de Boulogne is to Paris, Tiergarten to Berlin or Regents Park to London! There we can find forest, meadows, lakes and streams which represents an important habitat for various plant and animal species.
WHERE: Park Zrinjevac, J. J. Strossmayer Square, King Tomislav Square, Botanical garden, Marko Marulić Square, the Croatian Republic Sqare, Maksimir Park
Segway City Tour Zagreb will give you the ultimate experience that you will remember for a long time after your visit to Zagreb! You can choose from four different tours: Basic Ride, Nightlight, Leisure and All Around tour, which last from 50 to 180 minutes. While you’re guided along city sidewalks, you’ll be sure to see a variety of Zagreb tourist attractions! Let’s go for a ride and meet Zagreb – the city with a million hearts!
PHONE: +385 1 3010 390
PRICE RANGE: 35-65 €
Illusions of Torture walking tour
Illusions of Torture is a unique museum walking tour in which you will get the opportunity to explore the city of Zagreb and visit two unusual museums – the Museum of Illusions and the Museum of Torture! Beside that you will find out what secrets lay beneath the streets of Zagreb, why does the cannon in Lotršćak Tower shoot every day exactly at noon and how superstitious were the locals through the history! Take a walk through the Dolac Market , visit the picturesque little streets at the Zagreb’s Upper Town and enjoy the view from Zagreb 360° observation deck!
PHONE: +385 91 920 3185
PRICE RANGE: Approximately 16 €
Illusions of Torture walking tour has to be booked 24 hours in advance on: firstname.lastname@example.org
When you´re hungry taste the local cuisine dishes
Zagreb is full of restaurants which have traditional Croatian culinary delicacies on their menus! So taste them! We highly recommend you to try the dishes like “Stuffed paprika”, “Sarma“, “Roast turkey with Mlinci”, “Dalmatian Pašticada”, “Ćevapčići” and of course, “Štrukli” – a dessert from the Zagorje region which you will want to eat again and again!
OUR RESTAURANT RECOMMENDATION can be found here!
Basis for this unique tours are not classic tourist routes, but storytelling inspired by the folk narrators. In this way, Secret Zagreb is showing the tourists and locals that attraction also smolder in mysticism and skillfully told stories inspired by local history, legends, and fun personalities from the city’s past! Secret Zagreb Quests on the other side is a playfully exploration of the Zagreb that´s inspired by the actual historical events.
PHONE: +385 97 6 738 738
PRICE RANGE: TOURS: from 10 € per person, QUESTS: from 6 € per person (if there are more than 12 participants)