Zagreb is celebrating its first Cravat days festival from the October 14th to the October 18. Because of that, some of the most known statues around Zagreb are decorated with this piece of clothing which is invented by Croats back in the 17th century.
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.
Since the 1877, the Gric cannon fires every single day from the Tower Lotrscak exactly at noon. That is pretty cool, but the legend why it all started is awesome! The legend says: Zagreb was under siege by the Turks, and one day the servant was carrying a rooster to the pasha. At one moment, the cannon fired and hit …
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?
The Dolac market is one of the most known farmers market in Zagreb, and during one really hot, but stormy day, we decided to take a walk and see what’s going on there.