48 Hour Zagreb Itinerary

Croatia, Zagreb Guide (B): 48 Hour Zagreb Itinerary

I have a very special connection with Croatia – well Zagreb more specifically. Yes, the girlfriend (you know as Gordana, and at times Goga) is half Croatia and half Serbian so at the core of my connection with ex-Yugoslavia and the Balkans is, without a doubt, centred around her.

But if I wanted to get all gooey and sentimental then Croatia & Serbia are the two countries I visited on my first ever trip to Europe. That year I visited Belgrade, Zagreb and Split. I walked around with my jaw on the floor, looking up, looking down, eating food, drinking beer – different sounds, different language, different smells…I was in love with travel.

I’ve since been to Zagreb about 8 times, which I guess inevitably leads to – why did it take you eight years to do a 48 Hour Zagreb Itinerary.

- Zagreb is the capital and the largest city of Croatia. It is located in the northwest of the country, along the Sava river, at the southern slopes of the Medvednica mountain.

- Zagreb is dubbed as a city of museums because there are more museums per square metre than any other city in the world. Museums are a huge time suck when you only have two or three days in a city but I’ve include some in this itinerary just in case you’re a history buff. But this doesn’t mean that there is nothing else for you to do if you aren’t a history buff. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 48 Hour Zagreb Itinerary
Guide Location: Croatia » Zagreb
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Christopher Rudder
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.rudderlesstravel.com/48-hour-zagreb-itinerary/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Glavni Kolodvor
  • Art Hotel Like
  • Esplanade Zagreb Hotel
  • Kneza Branimira (Graffiti Wall)
  • King Tomislav Square
  • Ledeni Park
  • Umjetnički paviljon u Zagrebu
  • Library of Croatian Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Strossmayer Gallery of Old Masters
  • Park Zrinjevac
  • Ban Josip Jelačić Square
  • Zagreb Local Farmers Market/ Dolac Market
  • Kumica Barica – Statue
  • Kitchen & Grill Plac
  • Zagrebačka katedrala
  • Sveta Marija na Dolcu
  • Craft Room Zagreb
  • Victory Art Cafe
  • Hrvatsko narodno kazalište u Zagrebu
  • Muzej za umjetnost i obrt 
  • Muzej Mimara
  • Kamenita vrata
  • Crkva sv. Marka
  • Hrvatski muzej naivne umjetnosti
  • Museum of Broken Relationships  
  • St. Catherine’s Church
  • Kula Lotrščak
  • Strossmayerovo šetalište
  • Vincek slastičarnica
  • Orthodox Cathedral Zagreb