Next to many interesting locations and buildings around the oldest part of Zagreb (which is called the Upper town), this time we would like to show you one really cool tradition which you can witness every day in the late afternoon. The Upper town streets have a really specific way of illuminating – with 214 gas lanterns.
The St. Mark’s Church, located on the Upper town in Zagreb, is one of the oldest building monument in the city, built in the 13th century. It is located on the square with the same name, and it’s most known because of its colorful roof.
We all know that our smartphones are life, and that’s not far from the truth. We have to update our social networks, check out other people’s updates, read news, check emails, take photos… Overall, there is a lot of to do with a smartphone, and we often do it while we are walking through the streets.
The Stone Gate are the only preserved part of the defense fort of the Upper Town. It is assumed that the Stone Gate were built in 1266. On May 31, 1731, there was a great devastating fire on the Upper Town, and undamaged Virgin Mary painting from the 16th century was found in the ashes: “Our Lady of the Stone …
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.