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Hop On Hop Off Panoramic bus - Zagreb City Tour

1. Hop On Hop Off Panoramic bus - Zagreb City Tour

This is the perfect opportunity to customize your own tour, you can hop-on, hop-off at any stop to explore Zagreb at your leisure. With this service, you can pick and choose your journey and discover everything there is to see of Croatia's historic capital. With just one ticket you can get on and off at as many stops as you like. Free WIFI is provided on board. Make the most of all the advantages and discounts that your Zagreb City Tour booklet provides you with, just present your booklet when when purchasing the listed services and save money. With the coupons you get discounts at selected attractions, shops and restaurants in Zagreb. Hop On Hop Off Zagreb City Tour operates every day and is the best (and cheapest) option to see the main attractions in the Zagreb in the shortest period of time.

Zagreb: City Walking Tour

2. Zagreb: City Walking Tour

Take a stroll with us for a couple of hours as we show you the highlights of Zagreb. Your guide will have the local insights and handy tips to leave you wanting to explore some more. Start the tour at Zagreb’s famous Zrinjevac Park which will give you some great selfies and photo opportunities. From the park, continue to Bogovićeva street, known for its bars and restaurants. Next, you will walk across Ban Jelačić square to the next stop at the historic Zagreb Cathedral. After the Cathedral, walk through Dolac Farmers Market to the WW2 tunnels for some more recent history about the city. Enjoy a small rest on the funicular to the top of Grič Hill. At the top of the hill is Gradec (the upper town) where you can take in beautiful panoramic views of the city. From Gradec, descend to Tkalčićeva Street. The street is also famous for its bars and restaurants, so you can decide where to stop for a snack. Finish the tour in Ban Jelačić Square.

Exclusive old Zagreb walking tour

3. Exclusive old Zagreb walking tour

We will meet at King Tomislav square at evening hours, proceed to Nikola Zrinjski square and continue to Ban Jelačić main square. You will find out everything about local history, art, culture and architecture. We will visit Zagreb Chatedral and old Zagreb Kaptol which is a body within the Zagreb Archdiocese. You will get to know beautiful open air market Dolac and Opatovina from which we will move on to Gradec, an old part of the city of Zagreb on the slope of Medvednica, from which, together with Kaptol, today's Zagreb originated. You will see Kamenita Vrata, port and one of the best preserved monuments of old Zagreb. It is a building shaped like a rectangular tower, from which we will reach Old town Zagreb. Apart from city Council, Parliament and museum of broken relationship you will see an astonishing monuments, churches and historical buildings that are located on St Marks square. Lookout Gradec is next destination, than continuing via Strossmayer walk to Zagreb viewpoint beneath ancient Tower Lotršćak where you can take exclusive photos of Zagreb at night. Following the line of Zagreb funicular we will reach the longest street in Zagreb, Ilica Street, Zagreb Octogone and at the end Flower square where Zagreb youth hangs out at pubs in the night time. I am open to all your questions, and together we will experience beautifull Zagreb.

Zagreb: Private Historic Walking Tour with a Local Guide

4. Zagreb: Private Historic Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Meet your guide in the oldest and most beautiful park in Zagreb, park Zrinjevac. From Zrinjevac you will walk to Ban Jelačić Square, and the guide will tell you the story of the origin of Zagreb and how Zagreb got its name. You will walk along Ilica to Funicular, which will take you to Gradec, one of the medieval settlements. Stroll through the streets of the upper city, immerse yourself in the rich history and listen to interesting stories about the city. You will see the oldest pharmacy in Zagreb and hear something about the method of treatment in the Middle Ages and the preparation of medicines. You will exit the Upper Town through the only preserved gate - the Stone Gate. You will find out why there is a chapel inside the door, and about the patron saint of the city of Zagreb. Also, why and from whom the inhabitants of Gradec needed protection in medieval times. You will descend Radićeva Street and enter Tkalčićeva Street via a small street called Bloody Bridge. The guide will tell you why this little street has such a symbolic name. You will walk through the most famous and busiest pedestrian street in the city and learn something about the way of life of the people of Zagreb. You will walk through Opatovina Park to the green market Dolac (open during the morning), where you will be a part of the hustle and bustle of the most famous symbol of Zagreb. From the green market you will walk to the Cathedral, the most famous symbol of Zagreb and the guide will tell you the most interesting facts from its turbulent history. The tour ends at Ban Jelačić Square where you will say goodbye to your guide.

Zagreb: Old Town Outdoor Escape Game

5. Zagreb: Old Town Outdoor Escape Game

Visit iconic landmarks, such as the stunning Zagreb Cathedral and the historic St. Mark's Church, as you follow the clues and hints that will guide you closer to your romantic pursuit. Unlock the secrets of Zagreb's romantic past and present. The app offers precise directions through the city. Play at your own pace. Feel free to pause and explore your surroundings whenever you wish. After you book the game, you’ll get an email with instructions on how to play. For larger groups, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to play the city game on their smartphone. Alternatively, each person can purchase their own voucher. You can play as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or you can split into smaller groups/teams and compete against the others. Each person can also play on their own, separate from the group, and meet the group at the end.

Zagreb Photo Safari

6. Zagreb Photo Safari

Alright, folks, listen up! If you've got a passion for photography and a hankering to explore new places, Zagreb Photo Safari is your ticket to an unforgettable adventure! Choose Your Flavor: Daytime or Under the Night Stars! We've got options, and we're not afraid to use 'em! Take your pick between our Day Photography Tour and our Night Photography Tour. Want to soak in that golden morning light? Go for the Day Tour, starting at 9 AM. Crave the magic of city lights and shimmering streets? Our Night Tour kicks off at 5 PM. While you're with us, you'll hit all the hotspots of Zagreb, from the grandeur of Zagreb Cathedral to the bustling Ban Jelačić Square and the iconic St. Mark’s Church. But hold on tight, we're not stopping there! We'll lead you to secret nooks and crannies, the kind you'd never stumble upon on your own. Our pro photographer? They're like a human treasure trove of photo wisdom, ready to drop knowledge bombs on composition, lighting, and all those nifty techniques that make your photos pop! After we've blown your mind with Zagreb's beauty, we'll drop you back in the heart of the city, so you can keep exploring or head back to your cozy hotel. Just don't forget to show off those stunning shots to your friends and family when you get back home! Seize the opportunity, make memories, and grab those amazing photos to remember your Zagreb trip forever. Ready for this epic adventure? Hit that book button and gear up to conquer Zagreb!

Beautiful Christmas in Zagreb - Walking Tour

7. Beautiful Christmas in Zagreb - Walking Tour

Magic Christmas tours are only available during the winter, as the winter in combination with the Christmas period gives Zagreb a hint of mysticism and unique beauty. With a local guide, you will tour and witness the most exquisitely decorated areas of Zagreb, such as Tkalieva Street, the Zagreb Cathedral, and the Lotrscak Tower. The wonderful ambiance at Ban Jelai Square, which is only present during this time of year will enchant and refuel your energy while you bond with local culture and customs. Learn about unique landmarks and stories of Zagreb while strolling through picturesque areas whose every corner charms and inspires.

Zagreb: City Highlights and Hidden Gems Private Walking Tour

8. Zagreb: City Highlights and Hidden Gems Private Walking Tour

Zagreb, is a magical place! And with your private local host, you are going to experience it all. So get ready; culture, history, and local lifestyle await! Dive into the origin of Zagreb as you see the city’s main landmarks like Cathedral of Zagreb, Zagreb's Funicular, and Gric Tunnel. And how about the hidden gems? Oh, you’re in for a surprise! Every host has its own story to tell, and you’ll discover the city through their eyes. Experience their Zagreb to the max based on their passions and expertise. They’ll make sure you have fun enjoying a unique and local perspective of Zagreb. Want to take a break? Leave it up to your host! This is the perfect opportunity to visit that special eatery where only the locals come and your chance to enjoy a local treat hand-picked by your host. Feel free to ask your host more about their life in their city or get recommendations about the top things to do in Zagreb. Remember, the locals know best. The best part of any city tour is definitely the unique stories. Everybody has a story to tell, especially your host. Each one of the local hosts has a different background ranging from arts to history. They can’t wait to share their knowledge with you and exchange ideas and perspectives! Feel like changing the route a bit? No problem, the hosts will be happy to personalize the tour to your wishes and make their Zagreb, your Zagreb!

Zagreb: Guided Photography Walking Tour

9. Zagreb: Guided Photography Walking Tour

Admire Zagreb's well-known sights and be surprised by exciting stories from the past, while strolling through its charming streets and parks and capturing its most photogenic spots. Marvel at the Gothic-style Cathedral, take in the splendid view from the Strossmayer Promenade, and dive into the cozy alleys winding around St. Mark's Square, to end the tour at the magnificent National Theater. See the essentials of the city's attractions, hear the stories behind the people who shaped it over the centuries, and get some useful photography tips.

Zagreb: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

10. Zagreb: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour at Botanical Garden of the Faculty of Science! Visit the world famous Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. Photograph the Oktogon and admire the famous Market Dolac. Cathedral of Zagreb will leave you speechless as its unique exterior and interior architecture enchants its visitors. Learn about Stone Gate. St. Mark's Church with its imposing architecture will surprise you! Museum of Broken Relationships is worth the time and space in your mobile memory. The famous Lotrščak Tower will be your next step, a landmark building in Zagreb while the icing on the cake of this unique tour will be Tunel Grič. Download the ‘’World City Trail ‘’ app from the store. Then start your tour and enjoy!

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What people are saying about Cathedral of Zagreb

Our guide Lucy was very personable and knowledgeable in letting us know the history not only about the city but anything we wanted to understand about Croatia. Highly recommend this walking tour to anyone who is visiting Zagreb

Our tour guide Luca was fantastic! He shared history in a fun and interesting way and took us to some fantastic spots! We were given some amazing experiences along the tour, very memorable part of our trip.

My first time in traveling to Europe. Must see the City Tour with a guide so you’ll understand the history of the old town. Then dine in there and shop or walk around the Old Town agsin.

Wonderful tour! The guide did a wonderful job showing us around Zagreb and explaining the history of Croatia.

Lucie wist erg veel te vertellen. Fijne tips! Een aanrader.