Exploring Zagreb Upper Town: A Journey Through History and Charm

Exploring Zagreb Upper Town a captivating district filled with history, culture, and charm.

As you embark on this journey through cobblestone streets and medieval architecture, prepare to be enchanted by the unique atmosphere that sets Zagreb Upper Town apart.

Zagreb Upper Town

Zagreb Upper Town

This route will guide you through the rich history, culture, and traditions of Zagreb Upper Town. Enjoy your exploration!


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Ban Josip Jelačić Square and Statue:

Start your journey at Ban Josip Jelačić Square, the central square of Zagreb. The square is a hub of activity, surrounded by cafes, shops, and historic buildings. The equestrian statue of Ban Josip Jelačić is a symbol of Croatian independence.



Manduševac Fountain

Continue to Manduševac Fountain, where you can fill your water bottles with natural spring water. This picturesque spot is known for its legend of the Zagreb "witch."


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2 min by walking

Zagreb Cathedral

Head towards the grand Zagreb Cathedral, an impressive neo-Gothic masterpiece. The twin spires and intricate details make it a must-see architectural wonder.


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4 min by walking

Dolac Market

Proceed to Dolac, Zagreb's lively open-air market. You'll find an array of fresh produce, flowers, and local goods. The market has a vibrant and bustling atmosphere.


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3 min by walking

Marija Jurić Zagorka Statue

Visit the statue of Marija Jurić Zagorka, a trailblazing Croatian writer and journalist. Her contributions to literature and women's rights are celebrated here.


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4 min by walking

Stone Gate (Kamenita Vrata)

Explore the Stone Gate, a historical site with the Kamenita Marija chapel. The chapel is a place of devotion where people light candles and offer prayers.


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8 min by walking

St. Mark's Church

Walk to St. Mark's Church, known for its stunning rooftop featuring the coats of arms of Zagreb and Croatia. The church's colorful tiles are a unique sight.


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4 min by walking

Grič Cannon (Grički Top)

Proceed to the Lotrščak Tower to witness the Grič Cannon. This historic cannon once fired at noon and is a symbol of Zagreb's traditions.


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1 min by walking

Zagreb Funicular (Uspinjača)

Conclude your visit by taking the Zagreb Funicular, one of the world's shortest funiculars. Enjoy breathtaking views as you descend from Upper Town to Lower Town.



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