Tips & Tricks
Paklenica – located 265 km. south of Zagreb (within the Zadar area) is its greatest natural jewel: Paklenica National Park, which covers the most attractive parts of the southern Velebit, concentrated in a mere 96 square km. Its most striking features are two forbidding gorges – Velika and Mala Paklenica. Among activities pursued here are […]
Secret Zagreb Walks (Kamenita 1, 10000 Zagreb) – this group conducts walking tours with visitors, showing them the hidden, unknown side of the medieval city of Zagreb. Such tours take place after dark to maximize the effects of the storytelling done here. Among the distinct tours offered are Zagrebarium (a steampunkish search for incredible events […]
Stadion Maksimir (Maksimirska cesta 128, 10000 Zagreb) – this stadium, located near a popular park of the same name, opened in 1912 and has a capacity of 35,981 seats. This stadium holds football matches involving both the country’s teams and those from overseas. In addition, various rock & pop concerts.
Zagreb Puppet Theatre (Ulica baruna Trenka 3, Zagreb) – this 200-seat theater, in existence for over 75 years, has entertained locals and international visitors with its innovative puppet theatrical productions. Its main section, Great Hall, is well equipped with excellent views of the stage (an amphitheater seating). There is also a small hall which is […]
Učka Nature Park (Učka Mountain) – located 2 hours via car west of Zagreb, this nature park has amongst its main attractions the unique limestone formations in the area of Vrana and at the very top of Učka, where an old tower is erected. Mountaineers like to be photographed next to this tower. From the […]
Maksimir Zoo (Maksimirski perivoj bb, 10000 Zagreb) – located within the huge Maksimir Park, this zoo is home to over 2,200 animals representing 275 species (ranging from snow leopards, to red panda okapis, addax, North China leopards, chimpanzees, Diana Monkey, Pygmy Hippopotamus, and Bactrian Camels, among others. Hours vary – see the zoo’s website for […]