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Opera House
“The Croatian National Theatre should be a definite stop. Surrounded by colorful tulips, this elegant, yellow building with extraordinary neo-baroque architecture and a fabulous dome is another city’s notable landmark. Many world-known names have performed on its stage so it’s an ideal chance to experience high-class ballet, drama or opera performances at affordable prices! If you managed to book last-minute tickets or you’ve already planned your visit to this spectacular building, be prepared to be amazed by its interior. Gilded columns, frescoed ceilings, marble details, and luxurious chandeliers exude elegance. Don’t forget to dress up!”
77 locals recommend
Museum
“If you’re up for a little cultural uplift, head to the Museum of Broken Relationships. Just a short walk from St Mark’s Church, this cool museum is among the most interesting things to do in Zagreb. It is completely dedicated to failed relationships, so each exhibit you’ll find here has a special and unique story.”
124 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“Upper Town Zagreb: Where Present Meets the Past Did you know that Zagreb’s roots can be found in early 13th century, when it was actually called Gradec? In history, cities were usually built on the hill and this was also the case with Zagreb whose first center was placed on raised ground now called the Upper Town Zagreb.”
75 locals recommend
Museum
“Welcome to our fascinating world of illusions. Thrilled yet bewildered you will enter a world that will blow your mind but also give you an opportunity to learn all sorts of things...”
37 locals recommend
Museum
“The Mimara Museum is an art museum in the city of Zagreb. First of all, it is located at Roosevelt Square, housing the collection by Wiltrud and Ante Topić Mimara. Also, its full official name is the Art Collection of Ante and Wiltrud Topić Mimara. The building itself is certainly magnificent. You can enjoy artwork, explore the museum and also exhibitions. Furthermore, you can sit in front of the Museum and enjoy the view or have a drink in one of the nearby coffee shops. As a result, you will feel great.”
37 locals recommend
Zoo
“The 18 hectares of lush greenery and forest. Maksimir Park was opened to the public in 1794 and was the first of its kind in this part of Europe. An added bonus, Zoological Garden of Zagreb is housed within it. Catch tram No. 11 or 12 from ban Josip Jelačić square to the Bukovačka stop. The entrance to Maksimir park is on the north side of the street. ”
22 locals recommend
Museum
“You can watch a demonstration of Nikola Tesla's experiments with electricity and magnetic field tue-fri at 15.30 h, sat & sun at 11.30 h”
31 locals recommend
Museum
“Archaeological Museum -Trg N. Š. Zrinskog 19 (Nikola Šubić Zrinski Square no. 19) -The Archeological Museum in Zagreb was founded in 1846. It is located in the historicist Vranyczany-Hafner Palace. The valuable museum holdings of circa 460,000 items are systematically arranged in appropriate collections. -The numismatic collection is one of the biggest and most important in Europe and indeed in the world. The Museum has a fine library with more than 50,000 titles. In the courtyard of the museum lies the „Lapidarium“ with an interesting collection of Roman stone monuments. ”
27 locals recommend
Night Club
“Vintage Industrial Bar is one of the youngest nightclubs in Zagreb, but it instantly imposed itself as top hangout spot with great ambient, ”
26 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Clubbing, Cocktails, Nightlife | Petrinjska ulica 4 | 23h00 – 06h00 (Check website) ”
17 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“"More than just top notch Cro-Asian food in Zagreb Nothing but good things to say about this place! The "Tom Kha Kung" soup was amazing and the "Suzuki" Uramaki roll stood out as my favorites. Then there was the staff.... professional & knowledgeable as well as welcoming and down to earth - just straight out good people. This combination brings out a good atmosphere and a crowd. Not to mention great drinks at the bar and good music all night long. Needless to say - I'm a fan and will be back."”
22 locals recommend
Museum
“For all those hungry of culture, Art Pavilion that is located nearby hosts different large-scale exhibitions. If you’re spending 2 days in Zagreb during the warmer months, you will notice that the large meadow in front of the Pavilion serves as a picnic spot for many locals and tourists as well. If you’re coming during Christmas time, this amazing place becomes Winter Wonderland with huge ice-skating point and lots of cute stalls selling boiled wine and hot tea.”
18 locals recommend
Museum
“Great collection of art which is meant to provoke. Enjoy the work of Croatian contemporary artists. Tip: every first Wednesday of the month, the admission is free. :) If you're keen to act once more as a child then make sure you use the twisty slide on your way out :) . ”
9 locals recommend
Music Venue
“In this famous club, many Croatians make some of their best memories while listening to various types of music, form Cuban to punk-rock to Bosnian sevdah, Tvornica Kulture has it all. You can be a part of this scene as well and have the night of Your life!”
19 locals recommend
Bar
“This is a local dive bar. It gets crowded but plays great rock music with cheap drinks. Open until 6:00 am.”
20 locals recommend
Bar
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“ Pleasant, warm space that combines a café, bistro and lounge bar - a place where you can have the best coffee, try dishes prepared from fresh groceries from the nearby Dolac, and relax in the evening with the entertainment.”
9 locals recommend