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Planning To Visit Zagreb - Here Are 10 Things To Do

Written by  Tony Anderson Apr 05, 2018

Croatia is a gorgeous, underrated country. It is one place that many travelers dream of visiting one day. One of the best cities to visit in Croatia is, Zagreb. It is an amazing city with so much to do and see. If you are looking for an unbelievable trip, you need to try Zagreb.

Zagreb is Croatia's capital city. It is a beautiful city full of activities during the day and at night. You can decide to wander around the streets, visit nearby sites, enjoy several cultural activities or just listen to live music in one of the restaurants. Hence, if you are planning an amazing trip to Zagreb, here are some things to do.

Here Are Top 10 Things To Do In Zagreb

Visit Lake Jarun

Lake Jarun is a gorgeous lake in Zagreb. It is an amazing travel hotspot for tourists. If you are looking for an ideal place to take a walk, enjoy the sunshine or just walk around, visiting Lake Jarun is a nice idea. You can also decide to have a barbeque with relatives and friends, rest on the beautiful beach or play some sports. Some people visit the nearby cafes to witness the glorious sunsets.

jarun lakes zagreb 2018

Tour Park Maksimir

Park Maksimir is a cute home to many bird species due to its tall and beautiful trees. The park has old-oak forest, lakes, meadows, streams, and several paths for tourists to stroll around. It is an amazing park full of natural life. 

maksimir park zagreb 2018

Discover Zagreb History at Upper Town (Gornji Grad)

If you would like to know more about Zagreb and its history, than you need to visit the Upper Town. A 5-minute walk from the main-square will lead you to historical and outstanding views of the old Zagreb.

zagreb upper city 2018
Visit Sljeme

Another visit that will make your travel an unbelievable trip is visiting Sljeme. Sljeme is the highest peak of Medvednica Mountain. It is a remarkable travel destination that you can visit any month of the year. It is also a great place for hiking, biking, tracking, and skiing. It is also a perfect place to rest your body and soul.

zagreb mountain 2018
Eating like a local

Even though there are many tourists' restaurants in Zagreb, you can make your trip amazing by eating like a local. You will enjoy, save and have a lot of fun by eating and drinking in local restaurants.

eating like a local zagreb 2018
Drink wine in a wine bar

Another great thing to do in Zagreb is drinking Croatian Wine in a wine-bar There are several wine bars in Zagreb that do sell great Croatian wines.

drink wine in zagreb 2018
Go shopping at Dolac Market

One great thing to do in Zagreb is going shopping at the Dolac market. This market is Zagreb's greatest open-market. It is a farmer’s market where you can purchase fresh products such as fruits and vegetables grow in the nearby fertile lands. Even if you are not planning on buying anything, it is an amazing place to wander through.

dolac shopping zagreb
Have some coffee

Though it might seem a simple thing to do, nothing can make your tour an amazing trip like drinking coffee in a local café. Whether you are alone or with friends, you will find a perfect place to chill and watch the world go by.

dinking coffee in zagreb
Admiring St Mark's Church Roof

St Mark's Church is one of the most iconic churches in Zagreb. Even though you might find the church closed, its roof is one thing to admire.

st marks church zagreb 2018
Ride Zagreb's funicular

The Zagreb's funicular is another place you need to visit when in Croatia. The funicular was first opened in the year 1890, and it is about 66 meters long. It connects the lower town and the upper town. It is so quick because you only take 55-seconds to go down or up.

zagreb funicular 2018
Final Thought

These top 10 things to do are just a few of the activities you can enjoy when in Zagreb. There are many other great places, and natural beauty you can tour in Croatia. Whether you are planning to spend some days, weeks or months in Zagreb, you never feel bored or stressed. Zagreb is an adventure waiting to be discovered.


Guest Post by Tony Anderson

Tony Anderson
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