Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Zagreb

Zagreb is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Zagreb one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Zagreb is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Zagreb or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Zagreb. Explore the historical monuments of Zagreb with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Zagreb guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Zagreb page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Zagreb with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Gornji Grad

    #1 of 5 Historical Places in Zagreb
    Gornji Grad

    Tags: Walking Area, Historical Site, Leisure, Square

    Address: Gornji Grad, Zagreb, Croatia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Put on your comfiest footwear this is going to take hours and hours for you to do at a slow and leisurely pace. And yeah, take your time. Historically, this thousand year old neighborhood place is the...Read more

  2. Mirogoj Cemetery

    #2 of 5 Historical Places in Zagreb
    Mirogoj Cemetery

    Tags: Historical Site, Memorial, Monument, Cemetery

    Address: Mirogoj 10, Zagreb, Croatia

    Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Ljudevit Gaj, a major Croatian linguist commissioned one of Zagreb’s leading architects, Herman Bolle, to build him A Town of The Dead. And so this Neo-Renaissance wonder was born in 1879, with ...Read more

  3. Zagreb Cathedral

    #3 of 5 Historical Places in Zagreb
    Zagreb Cathedral

    Tags: Religious Site, Landmark, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Kaptol 31, Zagreb, Croatia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This building simply imoses its presence on all those who stand before it – as it well should; it’s the tallest building in the country. The original cathedral here was built in 1093 but i...Read more

  4. Medvedgrad And Medvednica

    #4 of 5 Historical Places in Zagreb
    Medvedgrad And Medvednica

    Tags: Outdoors, Mountain, View Point, Hiking Trail

    Address: Medvedgrad and Medvednica, Croatia

    Timings: 11:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    A castle set atop a mountain classic. Though there isn’t much to see of the castle itself, but the views it allows over Zagreb is pretty special. A number of historical festivals are held here t...Read more

  5. Mimara Museum

    #5 of 5 Historical Places in Zagreb
    Mimara Museum

    Tags: Art Museum, Sculpture

    Address: Rooseveltovtrg 5, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Housed in a neo-Renaissance palace and originally serving as a gymnasium, the museum houses fine art (paintings, sculptures and ornaments) right from prehistoric times to modernity. Most of it’s...Read more

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