Upper Town (Gornji Grad), Zagreb

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Visit Upper Town (Gornji Grad) to explore some of the capital city's most interesting restaurants, bars, and unique sites, such as the Museum of Broken Relationships. Start in the central square and walk the network of narrow streets uphill to Kaptol. Move east to Gradec and Tkalciceva, the city's most colorful pedestrian street. Relax and people-watch in one of the many bohemian cafes. Head to the museum to learn about the town's history. See sculptures, drawings, and lithographs from one of the most famous Croatian artists at Mestrovic Studio. Notice the multi-colored tile roof, constructed in 1880, on the 13th-century St Mark's church. Before you take the funicular down to the lower town, be sure to stop at Lotrscak Tower. Plan your visit to Upper Town (Gornji Grad) and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Zagreb trip itinerary planning site .
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  • Very pretty the higher part of Zagreb offers a number of interesting shops though for most, very attractive Cathedral and the typical vegetable market, very varied and interesting prices. At the marketplace you can do business with lace and handmade doilies, tablecloths, scarves etc-
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  • If you're visiting Zagreb, you must see the Upper town. Try to get lost in the small streets, so you could find "little diamonds" like old wood stairs, beautiful hidden gardens, and peaceful parks.  more »
  • We had hardly half day before proceeding to Dubrovnik, but fortunately there is a cluster of several beautiful attractions/ activities. Not only the town but the people are really fantastic and courte...  more »

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