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Day Trip to ZagrebBy: Triphobo Travel ExpertCity: Zagreb
1 Day in Zagreb Itinerary: Overview
The capital and the largest city in Croatia, Zagreb is situated on the slopes of the Medvednica mountain, along the Sava river. Ancient architecture, vibrant culture, bizarre art, contemporary music, and delectable gastronomic scenes are what puts Zagreb on the tourists’ radar.
Ban Jelačić Square is the central square of the city of Zagreb and this is where you should start your 1-day Zagreb itinerary. Collect a city map and start your Zagreb city tour by first visiting the Upper Town. The stairs behind the tourist office will straight up take you the Upper Town Walk. Start the tour by first visiting the St. Mark's Church. This 13th century emblematic church has an attractive colourful tiled roof.
Next, visit the Museum of Broken Relationships. This one is for all the romantic folks. This one-of-a-kind exhibition includes personal possessions that former lovers have left behind. Just next to the museum is the Baroque-style St Catherine’s church which is popular for grand wedding celebrations. For lunch, you can try the local speciality of Börek. Available at any bakery, this quick lunch will help you stay on your toes.
Back in the Lower Town, start your afternoon by visiting the Esplanade, which is best enjoyed by lingering over a cup of coffee on its terrace, overlooking the façade. You can spend the rest of your afternoon at the Archaeology Museum. Featuring many Egyptian and Etruscan exhibits, this museum is not to be missed. As the evening draws closer, take a tram to Jarun. Here an enormous lake is perfect to end your 1-day itinerary. The many lakeside bars and cafés are perfect for a nice meal. Zagreb doesn’t have much of a nightlife, but a night stroll along the city’s main square should do the trick.
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