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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  • Croatia is so much more than Split and Dubrovnik. I really liked Zagreb. The upper City is full of interesting monuments, buildings and churches. It's a wonderful way of spending a few hours walking.....  more
    Croatia is so much more than Split and Dubrovnik. I really liked Zagreb. The upper City is full of interesting monuments, buildings and churches. It's a wonderful way of spending a few hours walking.....  more »
  • Spent our first morning in Croatia visiting this part of the city. It was a great way to start our trip. Don't forget to be around at 12pm to hear the cannon fired from the tower. 
    Spent our first morning in Croatia visiting this part of the city. It was a great way to start our trip. Don't forget to be around at 12pm to hear the cannon fired from the tower.  more »

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