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Zagreb – The Blend of Old and New

December 2, 2013

The historical part of Zagreb boasts of magnificent palaces, churches, museums and more.

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Explore the beauty of Zagreb with this virtual tour.

Photographs by: Sayan Roy
A/V Mixing: Lipi Bhattacharya

 

Zagreb, the capital and the largest city of Croatia, boasts of rich culture and history dating back to Roman times. Attracting millions of tourists mainly from Western and Central Europe, Zagreb offers plenty of tourist attractions for visitors.

There is a historical part of the city that boasts of magnificent palaces, churches, museums and more.

Ban Jelacic statue in Zagreb

Ban Jelacic statue in Ban Jelacic Square located in Zagreb’s old-city

One of the highlights of Zagreb is the Ban Jelacic statue in Ban Jelacic Square located in Zagreb’s old-city.

This large statue is of a famous army general which was created by Austrian sculptor Anton Dominik Fernkorn. This square has existed since the 17th century.

Visitors can buy unique gifts and souvenirs from various shops and boutiques ranging from superior Croatian wines, ceramics, straw baskets, and the traditional tie or cravat that were worn by the Croats during the Thirty Years’ War in the 17th century.

Zagreb is a blend of both ancient and modernity. It is beautiful and a must visit place.

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