The Cathedral in Zagreb

January 22, 2010 by  
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The history of the cathedral in Zagreb is quite a turbulent one. It was erected in the transitory Romanesque-Gothic style in 1217, only to be razed almost to its foundations thirty years later by the Tartars. Read more

Zagreb

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Zagreb, Croatia’s capital and largest city, lies on the bank(s) of the Sava River, at the foot of the Medvednica Range

As the country’s cultural centre, Zagreb is well known for its museums, theatres, concerts and other cultural programmes. Zagreb is also called the city of museums, as there are more museums per square foot in this place than any other place in the world.

The old part of Zagreb consists of three historical sections, all of which have retained their medieval atmosphere; they contain the majority of its monuments, most of which visited on foot. Read more

Zagreb Hotel Regent Esplanade is among the best hotels in Southern Europe

January 19, 2010 by  
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According to the choice of the readers of the eminent tourist magazine “Conde Nast Traveller”, The Zagreb hotel The Regent Esplanade ranks 33rd among the 100 best hotels in Southern Europe. Read more

Zagreb Contemporary Art Museum

January 18, 2010 by  
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The Museum of Contemporary Art (MSU), the biggest and most contemporary museum institution in Croatia and the largest cultural institution since the independence of Croatia has recently been opened in New Zagreb. Read more

Little Croatia Theme Park, Zagreb

January 18, 2010 by  
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“Little Croatia” is the name of a recently introduced project, a theme park to be built in New Zagreb within the next two years, between Islandska Street and the Avenue of Većeslav Holjevac.

Spread over 12 hectares, each Croatian county will have its own “corner” of 5,000 square meters on which buildings, parks and other facilities symbolizing it will be built, characteristic and authentic for the given region. Read more