The Banus Josip Jelacic is the main square in Zagreb, so it is expected to be the most visited place in Zagreb. The main reason for that is the location of the square itself: it is located in the oldest part of the city which is rich with history – both in architecture and with interesting legends.
With around 700.000 citizens, Zagreb is the largest and the most populated city in Croatia. Like most of the capital cities around the world, the city center is almost only concrete. It looks really beautiful, especially the old architecture you can notice on all buildings in the center, but we all like nature, and Zagreb has a solution for all …
We recently wrote about eight skyscrapers in Zagreb, and this time we have focused ourselves to the oldest one. Architect Slavko Lowy, born in 1904, in 1933 realized his most significant achievement, nine-story tall skyscraper located at the crossroads of Masarykova and Gunduliceva Street, just across Kalina’s house.
At a time when we all have smartphones, the whole world in the palm of our hand, we rarely use mechanisms that our grandparents could not live without in the past. One such piece of history, still in function of the meteorological pillar and history, is located on the northern side of the Zrinjevac park.
Did you know that, when you’re meeting with someone from Zagreb, you can just say „meet me under the clock“ and that person will automatically know where is your meeting point?