On the side wall, north of the cathedral, there is an old clock that shows 7 hours, three minutes and three seconds – the moment when Zagreb struck the most striking earthquake in its history. It was November 9, 1880, and 24 hours after the earthquake 3800 passenger tickets were sold at the Main train station, which said a lot …
In the Zagreb area, from Zapresic to Ivanja Reka, there are 11 bridges, such as the Podsused Bridge, the Jankomir Bridge, Adriatic Bridge, the Bridge of freedom, the Bridge of youth, the Domovinski Bridge, and other five. In this post we will talk about the five most known bridges.
A statue of “kumica” Barica is a symbol of all sellers, locally known as “kumice”, who sell their products on a daily basis at the most famous farmers market – Dolac. The monument was set in 2006, and was made by Stjepan Gracan.
At the beginning of Tkalciceva Street you can find a bronze sculpture of a journalist and a writer Marija Jurić Zagorka, made by Stjepan Gracan. The sculpture was created in 1990, and it shows Zagorka in half step.
When you say a word “rocket” to an average Zagreb resident, you can be sure he will not think about the “a missile, spacecraft, aircraft or other vehicle that obtains thrust from a rocket engine”, but the apartment buildings in the neighborhood of Trnje.