The Croatian capital Zagreb is young and playful at heart, despite the almost thousand year-old history of its old town.

Zagreb - The Capital of Croatia - Adventures CroatiaBy day, the city beats to the pulse of its thriving businesses, letting its hair down come sunset. And despite being a thoroughly modern metropolis, the locals welcome visitors with traditional Croatian hospitality.

Come and visit Croatia’s political, commercial and cultural heart! Zagreb’s old town is a true feast for your senses, where you can sample some of the country’s most renowned restaurants and coffee shops in the midst of classic façades, lush gardens and striking Neo-Gothic buildings.


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The city of Zagreb, capital of Croatia, on the historic and political threshold between East and West, illustrates both the continental and Mediterranean spirit of the nation it spearheads. Zagreb is the cultural, scientific, economic, political and administrative centre of the Republic of Croatia, and is home to the Croatian Parliament, Government and President. Its favourable location between the Pannonian …


History & Culture

The first written mention of the city dates from 1094, when a diocese was founded on Kaptol, while in 1242, neighbouring Gradec was proclaimed a free and royal city. Both the settlements were surrounded by high walls and towers, remains of which are still preserved. Zagreb’s history dates back to the Roman times when the urban settlement of Andautonia, inhabited …


Culinary Influences

The Austro-Hungarian heritage is felt in every bite of the food in Zagreb, such as Grenadir Marša tasty pasta with onions and cheese, Kajzeršmarn, an original dessert with caramelized pancakes, pasta with cabbage (krpice sa zeljem) or turkey with pasta slivers. You should not miss the cheese puff pastries, the fresh cream and cheese, the doughnuts and honey and pepper …



Zagreb Film Festival Since its inception in 2003, the Zagreb Film Festival has reached the pinnacle of success in the international film market. The festival screens films in three separate international competition programs for feature films, short film and documentary film plus a separate competition for short films made only by Croatian authors. The screenings and events of the Zagreb …



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