11 Superb Sights to See in Zagreb, Croatia

11 Superb Sights to See in Zagreb, Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia (B)

Even though Zagreb is the capital of Croatia, the fact that the city isn’t on the country’s coast seems to work against it. People rave about how great Split and Dubrovnik are for sightseeing and holidays, but they sure don’t seem to talk about Zagreb in the same way. Hey, even I had a hard time fully appreciating Zagreb during my first visit. But second time around I’ve realised that there’s more than enough sights to keep you thoroughly occupied during your stay. Sure, I was visiting Zagreb in winter which is not always ideal and yet I still managed to find plenty of sights to see in Zagreb.

When sightseeing in Zagreb there’s no way you can possibly miss the iconic Church of St Mark. For me, the first image I picture when I think of the Croatian capital is the incredible roof of this church. Adorned in coloured tiles, the roof of St Marks features clever tile patterns that create Croatian coat of arms and the city’s coat of arms against a vibrant background. Interestingly, you can only enter the church when taking part in mass, so most people only ever see it from the outside in St Mark’s Square. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 11 Superb Sights to See in Zagreb, Croatia
Guide Location: Croatia » Zagreb
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: David Johnston
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.travelsewhere.net/sights-in-zagreb-croatia/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • St. Marks Church
  • St Mark’s Square
  • Stone Gate
  • Ivana Tkalčića
  • Sun Dial
  • Zagreb Cathedral
  • Strossmayer’s Promenade Viewpoint
  • Lotrščak Tower
  • Ban Josip Jelačić Square
  • Dolac Market
  • Croatian National Theatre
  • Mimara Museum
  • State Archives
  • Park Zrinjevac
  • Square of King Tomislav
  • Oktogon
  • Grič Tunnel
  • Grič Park
  • Torture Museum
  • Mushroom Museum
  • Croatian Society of Fine Artists Museum