Marija Bistrica Tourism

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Marija Bistrica (Croatian pronunciation: [mǎrija bîstrit͡sa]) is a town and municipality in the Krapina-Zagorje County in central Croatia, located on the slopes of the Medvednica mountain in the Hrvatsko Zagorje region north of the capital Zagreb. The municipality has 5,976 inhabitants, with 1,071 residents in the settlement itself (2011 census). Marija Bistrica has an old Marian shrine of the Black Madonna which is a place of pilgrimage and visited by hundreds of thousands of pilgrims every year.On 3 October 1998, Pope John Paul II visited Marija Bistrica and beatified Croatian Cardinal Aloysius Stepinac in front of a crowd of 500,000 Croatians.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Marija Bistrica in Croatia. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Marija Bistrica like a local. After your splendid visit to Marija Bistrica, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Opatija. Add Opatija to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Lungo, Volosko, Moscenicka Draga. A vacation to Marija Bistrica can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Marija Bistrica*

  • Pollution Statistics in Marija Bistrica

    Know the pollution level of Marija Bistrica before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 34.03 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 28.26 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 43.21 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 32.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15.36 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 43.21 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 21.58 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 28.21 (Low)
  • Marija Bistrica: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Marija Bistrica for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Marija Bistrica.

    • Burglary and Theft 22.99 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 17.25 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 19.65 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 77.51 (High)
    • Car Stealing 17.63 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 23.55 (Low)
    • Attacks 19.65 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 26.45 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95.83 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 78.76 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 23.39 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.22 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 31.29 (Low)
  • Living in Marija Bistrica - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Marija Bistrica is 157.36 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 74.12 (High)
    • Climate Index 81.58 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 35.57 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 33.94 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 59.71 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 64.47 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.55 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 63.8 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Marija Bistrica

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Marija Bistrica

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.86 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 94.96 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 98.18 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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