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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Top Historical Zagreb landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Zagreb.
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Gornji Grad, Zagreb, Croatia
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 heart of Zagreb and so walking along will take you past a good number of sights. There’s the Ban Jelagic Square wish is traditionally the start...
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Kaptol 31, Zagreb, Croatia
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 it was destroyed a litte of 200 years later by the Tatars. It was built up again only to be destroyed by the 1880 Zreb earthquaker one which damaged a ...
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Medvedgrad and Medvednica, Croatia
11:00 am - 07:00 pm
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 throughout the year. The main attraction here is the mountain itself though it rises steeply into the sky, has a great number of biking and hiking trai...
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Rooseveltovtrg 5, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 collection on permanent display are by Flemish, French, Dutch, English and German masters; the works ere donated to the Croatian nation by the collec...
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Mirogoj 10, Zagreb, Croatia
06:00 am - 08:00 pm
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 the construction of some magnificent arcades and a chapel when you visit, it doesn’t feel like you’re entering a graveyard, but a citadel....