Meet Croatia's capital: the vibrant Zagreb
If you want to go sightseeing through the centre of Zagreb and its historical part, we reccommend you a tram ride to the main city square, only 10 minutes away from the hotel. Walking towards the city centre, you will walk past the Croatian National Theatre – a stunning neo-Baroque beauty - and many other notable buildings around. You will be surrounded by greenery of the central city parks that together from the so-called Lenuci’s Horseshoe – the most beautiful and valuable park heritage at the very heart of Zagreb.
After a long day of sightseeing, you should definitely sit down for a coffee or tea in the most famous Zagreb street Tkalčićeva ulica (popularly called Tkalča) or at the trendy meeting point of Zagreb celebrities who have made it a tradition to drink their Saturday morning coffees in Bogovićeva ulica – popularly called "zagrebačka špica".
Local attractions around the hotel
Croatian National Theatre
The famous Zagreb Art Temple was built back in 1895. Baroque building of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb is surrounded by many buildings of high architectural value, which represent the late 19th and early 20th century architecture. The repertoire of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb boasts a rich and diverse offer, of world and national work.
The main church in Zagreb and the largest in Croatia, Cathedral of the Assumption and its towers have become a symbol of the Kaptol and Zagreb. The cathedral is located in a medieval fortress, within which there are well-preserved towers and walls. Zagreb's cathedral was built in Gothic style, and its highest parts, towers, are reaching a staggering 105 meters.
The Manduševac Fountain
Manduševac Fountain is among the most famous Zagreb sites and the city’s landmark, and due to its location and historical background, it is a favourite site both of the citizens and those who come for a weekend in Zagreb. The fountain is located at the Ban Jelačić Square. For almost a hundred years, the spring was covered and forgotten until it was rediscovered and at the request of the citizens, a fountain was rebuilt at the site.
The Upper Town, formerly called Gradec, has kept its old appearance to a great extent, and includes a number of Zagreb sites. Located on the slope of the Medvednica Mountain, it was fortified with walls and towers in the 13th century, and many legends are associated with it, like the ones of the Bloody Bride and Stone Gates – the only remaining out of four gates to Gradec, where there is still a unique and frequented shrine covered with devotional plates.
Ilica is the most famous Zagreb street and a favourite place for shopping in the old part of Zagreb due to a number of prestigious clothes and shoe department stores. Dating back to the 15th century, this street is also one of the longest street of Zagreb, passing through the main square and dividing the centre of Zagreb into the Upper and the Lower towns.
Tkalčićeva street, lovingly referred to as Tkalča, developed between the two oldest Zagreb neighbourhoods, Kaptol and Gradec, at the place of the former stream surrounded by mills and arched by bridges, the most famous one being the legendary Bloody Bridge. Tkalča has been the home of craftsmen and merchants for centuries, and today it is a picturesque promenade most famous for art galleries, pleasant coffee shops and festivals.
Lively Zagreb market located in the heart of the city, Dolac is the biggest and most famous market in Zagreb, with a distinctive touch of history and tradition. Here you can find many tradicional groceries as well as meet the friendly market sellers called "kumica".
Zagreb Botanical Garden
Due to its location at the heart of the city and its unique charm, many consider the Zagreb Botanical Garden as their favourite Zagreb park. This protected monument of garden architecture was founded in 1889 for the purpose of university lectures and is a home of autochthonic plant varieties from different parts of Croatia as well as a number of plant varieties from the sub-Mediterranean, Mediterranean and Alpine regions.
Golf & Country Club
It's now time to practice your golf swing in a magical and sustainable 18-hole golf course located just few minutes away from our hotel: the Golf & Country Club Zagreb. Discover an oasis of nature combined with a sports activities complex. The very ideal atmosphere to combine moving well and indulging yourself.
Segway city tour Zagreb
We are the first original Segway attraction in Zagreb and Croatia since 2007 and a multiple awarded service by the Trip Advisor “Certificate of Excellence” for 6 consecutive years followed by the “Hall Of Fame” badge.
This is the adventure you will remember of for a long time after your visit to Croatian capital. Drive the original and ride with the best, join us and meet Zagreb – the city with a million hearts!
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