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Zagreb: Private Historic Walking Tour with a Local Guide

1. 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: Private City Walking Tour & Medvednica Mountain

2. Zagreb: Private City Walking Tour & Medvednica Mountain

Zagreb is a vibrant, colorful city full of culture, history, and heritage being overseeded by a magnificent Medvednica mountain. You will want to experience the local life firsthand because the moment you step out in the streets it will drag you in. Doing this city tour will give you exactly that - a glimpse into the Zagreb lifestyle. Discover the city center after which the tour continues to Medvednica mountain by taking a cable car all the way to the top. Here you will get the opportunity to try some local food and drinks, enjoy the wonderful views and simply relax. ITINERARY: 10.00h – meeting point at Swanky Mint hostel – ILICA 50 10.15h – 12.30h – private Zagreb walking tour 12.30h – drive with the public transportation to Medvednica hill 13.00h – Sljeme cable car (ride to the top) 14.00h – local food & drinks tasting 15.30h – drive back by cable car and tram to the city center 17:00h – Zagreb city center

Zagreb City Tour including Mirogoj Cemetery and Funicular

3. Zagreb City Tour including Mirogoj Cemetery and Funicular

Get picked up from your hotel and explore Zagreb with your driver/licensed local guide. The tour starts with the famous green horse shoe of Zagreb. The horseshoe is one of the most significant architectural projects in Zagreb history that determined present urban identity of the town center. The construction began in the second half of 19th century and is considered the biggest urban achievement of that time. Continue your drive towards Mirogoj cemetary. This colossal cemetery represents one of the most major projects in European history. It included building a 500-meter long colonnade with twenty domes and many other impressive structures among which the Chapel of Christ the King particularly stands out. Even though it is a cemetery this is one of the most beautiful sights in Zagreb.  A short drive will take you to the town center, starting point of our walking tour of Zagreb. Visit the focal point of Zagreb – Main square ban Jelacic. Then advance to the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Ladislas I, king of Hungary, founded Zagreb Diocese at the end of the 11th century. A short stroll takes you to the shortest funicular in the world which will take you to the Upper Town. While roaming the streets of Upper town, see Lotrscak tower that houses the Gric cannon which goes off every day to mark the noon, St Catherine’s baroque church built by Jesuits, the seats of Croatian Parliament and Government and Saint Mark’s Church famous for its picturesque roof. Discover Stone Gate that was a part of defence system and it is the only city gate that survived until present day. Inside the gate there is a small chapel with the picture of Our Lady, patron saint of the city. Finish at the Main Square of Zagreb.

Beautiful Christmas in Zagreb - Walking Tour

4. 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: Lenuci Horseshoe & Upper Town Walking Tour

5. Zagreb: Lenuci Horseshoe & Upper Town Walking Tour

Hey there, fellow adventurers! Are you ready for an immersive journey through the heart of Zagreb? Join me on my engaging and free 2-hour city walking tour, where we'll embark on an unforgettable exploration of this enchanting city. Our adventure kicks off at the iconic Lenuci horseshoe, a captivating green oasis that showcases Zagreb's architectural charm. As we meander along the picturesque promenades, you'll be enthralled by the harmonious blend of neoclassical and art nouveau buildings. Next up, we'll dive into the vibrant energy of downtown Zagreb, where the bustling streets brim with local markets, charming cafes, and cultural hotspots. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere as we discover the city's contemporary pulse. But that's not all! Our journey continues to the captivating Upper Town, a historic district steeped in legends and tales of old. Wander through cobblestone alleys, and gaze upon the majestic landmarks like St. Mark's Church, where its vividly colored rooftop will leave you in awe. Throughout the tour, I'll share fascinating stories and historical insights, bringing Zagreb's past and present to life. From quirky anecdotes to hidden gems, you'll gain a deeper appreciation for this vibrant city. So, whether you're a curious traveler or a local looking to rediscover Zagreb's magic, my walking tour promises an enchanting experience for all. Get ready to be captivated by the beauty and character of this city on a journey like no other. Let's make memories together! Don't miss out on this opportunity to explore Zagreb's most iconic spots while having a fantastic time. See you on the tour!

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Thank you Iva of Swanky Tour! We thoroughly enjoyed the sights and ease of experiencing Zagreb. Her insights to daily life integrated into a city of rich historical values were both entertaining and informative. Highly recommended!