Jelacic Square (Trg Bana Josipa Jelacica), Zagreb

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At Jelacic Square (Trg Bana Josipa Jelacica), the most common meeting place in the capital city, watch people coming and going among the newspaper and flower vendors. The square has been the center of the downtown pedestrian zone since the 17th century. Admire the classicist, secessionist, and modernist buildings. See the large equestrian statue of Count Josip Jelacic, who led Croatians into a battle for independence in the 19th century. The statue was removed from the square during the communist period, then returned to its original place in the 1990s. The square is inaccessible by car, but it is the main hub for trams. With our world travel planner, Zagreb attractions like Jelacic Square (Trg Bana Josipa Jelacica) can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This is a large square at the old city center. It hosts the Jelacic monument. The square is a major and popular tourist and local meeting point. It is fairly central where you can walk to all the majo...  read more »
  • Big Central Square is surrounded with fine architecture. There is huge equestrian statue of Croatian hero Jelačič in the middle of open space. Important part of the square is tram station. At each sid...  read more »
  • Zagreb is a wonderful city and this square was a central point to get anywhere. Close to our apartment, we enjoyed coming here each day on our way to sightsee. There are usually markets here, with sta...  read more »
  • One of the Zagreb trademarks. If you come to Zagreb you must see it. It's one of the favourite meeting places for locals and there are a lot of cool cafés around.
  • This is the hustling main square of Zagreb. There is a splendid cossack statue! Many beautiful cafes and restaurant to sit and enjoy beautiful sun :)
  • It's a cool monument to take pictures for sure. :)
  • Best place to meet up.
  • Probably the most famous thing in Zagreb, not just because it's a monument but because it's one of the Zagreb people's favorite meeting places in the city 😊
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