Ilica Street, Zagreb

Ilica Street, Zagreb

Ilica Street, 3.5 miles long, almost spans the entire northwestern part of town, from Ban Jelacic Square to the western district of Vrapce. Ilica, in the 14th century, was called Potters' Village (Loncarska ves). The name, Ilica, was first recorded in 1431.

Ilica is a classic European Main Street. There are innumerable shops, restaurants, and cafes. Traffic is a busy mix of cars, trucks, and trams. Upmarket shops, boutiques, patisseries, and clothing stores are not scarce. This touristy street is convenient to Zagreb Cathedral, Ban Jelacic Square, and the Croatian National Theatre.

The famous blue tram transports passengers from one end of the street to the other. Trams Nr. 1, 6, or 11 can be had from Ban Jelacic Square. A good first stop is the Zagreb 360 Observation Deck, a great view with coffee.

At House number 18, a right turn will access Tomiceva Street and the Funicular to the Upper Town and the Museum of Broken Relationships. Back on Ilica Street, get great craft beers at Pivnica Medvedgrad. Across the street is number 72 and the Museum of Illusions. Take a tram to Nr. 222 to Pivana, maybe the oldest bar in Zagreb.

Ilica has parks and public buildings, hospitals, and ministries. After a tour, it's time for nightlife. Hop over to Tkalciceva Street, the nightlife Mecca of Zagreb.

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Sight Name: Ilica Street
Sight Location: Zagreb, Croatia (See walking tours in Zagreb)
Sight Type: Shopping
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