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Jarun Lake, Zagreb

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At the outskirts of the capital city, Jarun Lake offers a wide range of outdoor activities, such as swimming, nature watching, and jogging, and hosts numerous bars and cafes. The 2 km (1.2 mi) long lake supports some 250 hectares (620 acres) of parks and beaches, and is connected to the city by public transportation. Boating activities here include rowing and sailing, or you can try your hand at surfing. Extend your visit by ducking in one of the bars or dance clubs at this scenic location. Using our international travel planner, Zagreb attractions like Jarun Lake can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • If you find yourself in Zagreb definitely check out Jarun lake. If you go wonder arround you'll forget you are in a city with over 1000000 residents. It's like a forrest in a towns heart... 
  • This beautiful lake located just 20 min from the center of Zagreb is also reffered as the Zagreb sea due to it's character. From different sports activities to dotted bars and restaraunts, this is a m...  more »
  • A wonderful recreational area. Flags hang probably even since the days of the Universiade, which was still at the time Yugoslavia;) rowing track for workouts. In the distance you can see a large Hall Zagreb known m.in. Handball Championship
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  • Beautiful lake in the heart of Zagreb, famous place for recreation and relaxation. An artificial lake that is perfect for swimming. Around the lake there is a biking path, a lot of green areas where you can grill, children's playgrounds, courts for volleyball and other sports, restaurants and night clubs. All that you need for active and less active weekend and family gatherings.
  • Beautiful Lake, beautiful natur. Good cafes. There is still more potential.
  • I especially liked the official nudist beach in the south of the park, the welcoming of campervans and the tranquillity of the park in general, but I was here on an off season weekday. Only 5 Kuna (70 cents) for entry by car :)
  • Beautiful lakes, nature, lots of opportunities to exercize, very peacefull place
  • Ideal place for rollerblading, street workout, running, cycling, volleyball or just having coffie or a BBQ.