The Strossmayer promenade: One of the most beautiful places in Zagreb

Sunday morning, the sun is just beginning to rise above the horizon, and Ban Josip Jelacic Square counts only a dozen citizens and sleepy tourists. A sight awaiting for us as we leave the empty tram, and heading to Radiceva Street. Just as we entered Radiceva, we turn left towards Zakmardi’s stairs, and the pulse slowly starts to accelerate as …

There are two statues of St. George in the city of Zagreb

St. George (originally Sv. Juraj) is considered to be one of the most respected saints in Christianity and one of the most favorite saints among the Croatians, which is why many legends about him were created that are being told over and over again. All stories point to the fact that St. George was observed as a brave knight who …

Statue of the famous inventor Nikola Tesla in the Masarykova street

The monument to the greatest Croatian inventor, Nikola Tesla, is located at the crossroads of Preradoviceva and Masarykova / Teslina Street, and it’s a work of Ivan Mestrovic. The memorial is 2.5 meters high, it is cast in copper, and it was intended for the Rudjer Boskovic Institute. But Meštrovic opposed the idea of moving the monument anywhere or making …

Well of Life: Sculpture in front of the Croatian national theatre

The Well of life is a masterpiece, located in front of the impressive building of the Croatian National Theatre, whose author is the famous Croatian sculptor Ivan Mestrovic. The work was created at the beginning of the 20th century, and in 1912 it was placed at today’s location.