Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #5 in Zagreb, Croatia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 10 sights
Distance 5.6 km
Ascend 62 m
Descend 65 m

Experience Zagreb in Croatia in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in ZagrebIndividual Sights in Zagreb

Sight 1: Home of Croatian Visual Artists

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The Meštrović Pavilion, also known as the Home of Croatian Artists and colloquially as the Mosque, is a cultural venue and the official seat of the Croatian Society of Fine Artists (HDLU) located on the Square of the Victims of Fascism in central Zagreb, Croatia. Designed by Ivan Meštrović and built in 1938, it has served several functions in its lifetime. An art gallery before World War II, it was converted into a mosque under the Independent State of Croatia and was subsequently transformed into the Museum of the Revolution in post-war Yugoslavia. In 1990, it was given back to the Croatian Association of Artists. After extensive renovation, it has served as a space for exhibitions and events since 2006.

Wikipedia: Meštrović Pavilion (EN)

667 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 2: bazilika Presvetog Srca Isusova

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bazilika Presvetog Srca Isusova

The Basilica of the Heart of Jesus is a Roman Catholic basilica located in Palmotićeva street of Zagreb, Croatia. It is dedicated to the Sacred Heart, and was designed by the Croatian architect Janko Holjac in the neo-Baroque style.

Wikipedia: Basilica of the Heart of Jesus, Zagreb (EN), Website

697 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 3: Umjetnički paviljon

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The Art pavilion in Zagreb is an art gallery in Zagreb, Croatia. The pavilion is located on the Lenuci Horseshoe, Lower town area of the city, south of Nikola Šubić Zrinski Square, on the northern side of the King Tomislav Square which flanks the Zagreb Central Station. Established in 1898, it is the oldest gallery in the Southeast Europe and the only purpose-built gallery in Zagreb designed specifically to accommodate large scale exhibitions.

Wikipedia: Art Pavilion, Zagreb (EN), Website

248 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Starčevićev dom

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Starčević's home is a building on today's Ante Starčević Square in Zagreb. It was built with voluntary contributions from citizens. Today, it houses the City Library and the registry office of the Zagreb City Library.

Wikipedia: Starčevićev dom (HR)

299 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Zagrebačko kazalište lutaka

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Zagreb Puppet Theatre was founded in 1948 by the City of Zagreb, and is the oldest professional Croatian puppet theatre. The theatre is geared primarily towards children, which has also performed abroad and has participated in charitable work. Notable members of this theatre include Velimir Chytil and Krešimir Dolenčić.

Wikipedia: Zagreb Puppet Theatre (EN), Website

304 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 6: Moderna galerija

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Modern Gallery is a museum in Zagreb, Croatia that holds the most important and comprehensive collection of paintings, sculptures and drawings by 19th and 20th century Croatian artists. The collection numbers around 10,000 works of art, housed since 1934 in the historic Vranyczany Palace in the centre of Zagreb, overlooking the Zrinjevac Park. A secondary gallery is the Josip Račić Studio at Margaretska 3.

Wikipedia: Modern Gallery, Zagreb (EN), Website

478 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 7: Evangelička crkva

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The Evangelical Church in Zagreb is an Evangelical Lutheran Church located in centre of Zagreb, Croatia. The church was originally built in period from 1882 until 1884. The building is a free-standing single-nave neo-Gothic church.

Wikipedia: Evangelical Church, Zagreb (EN), Website

982 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 8: Tehnički muzej Nikola Tesla

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The Nikola Tesla Technical Museum is a technology museum located in Zagreb, Croatia, which collects and showcases scientific and technical appliances used in the country's history. It exhibits numerous historic aircraft, cars, machinery and equipment.

Wikipedia: Nikola Tesla Technical Museum (EN), Website

781 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 9: Zagreb Botanical Garden

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The Zagreb Botanical Garden is a botanical garden located in downtown Zagreb, Croatia. Founded in 1889 by Antun Heinz, Professor of the University of Zagreb, and opened to public in 1891, it is part of the Faculty of Science. Covering an area of 5 hectares, the garden is situated at an altitude of 120 metres (390 ft) above sea level. It is home to over 10,000 plant species from around the world, including 1,800 exotic ones. It has large ponds for aquatic plants. Some of Slava Raškaj's most notable works were painted by the garden ponds.

Wikipedia: Zagreb Botanical Garden (EN)

1162 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 10: Koncertna dvorana Vatroslav Lisinski

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Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall is a large concert hall and convention center in Zagreb, Croatia. It is named after Vatroslav Lisinski, a 19th-century Croatian composer. The building has a big hall with 1,841 seats and a small hall with 305 seats. A large lobby doubles as an exhibition area.

Wikipedia: Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall (EN), Website


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