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Park Maksimir, Zagreb

(4.7/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
Completely surrounded by urban development, Park Maksimir supports over 100 species of birds and animals. Take a walk along numerous landscaped pathways, watch swans along the lake, or cycle through the 316 hectare (781 acre) site. If you wish, you can also go boating. Check out the city zoo housed in this park, and see the Belvedere landmark, which offers panoramic views from its hilltop location. With our custom trip planner, Zagreb attractions like Park Maksimir 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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  • When I come to Zagreb I always stay in Maksimir area. It is a huge green space very near the city center. You can reach it by public transportation in a 10-15 minutes from the main square. The park is...  more »
  • I went for a walk around the park on my first day in Zagreb, it was absolutely stunning as all the snow had settled and started to melt. The ponds and lakes were frozen over and it was just so peacefu...  more »
  • Green oasis near city center (5 min with cab or 10 with tram). A lot of walking area filled with green, 2-3 open area bars and ZOO inside. 
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  • A nice large wooded area in the city. A 10 minutes tram ride (no.11 or 12) from the main square. The walk was pleasant and relaxing. Free to go in. It did give me a feeling of a English woodland.
  • Park Maksimir is beautiful large park with several lake and lots of places to go and take a walk, running or playing some other sports. Otherwise you can also visit a large zoo in nearby or take a coffe in two specific caffe. Maksimir is place where everyone can find his peaceful corner or have some fun with his family or friends 😄
  • Big green area, close to the center and jet once you go inside you have a feeling like you're in a big forest. It also has a lake where you can see a lot of turtles sunbathing in the sun if you come at the right time, and as always feed ducks. Its great for walking, exercising, driving a bicycle or relaxation and picnic with family and friends. And a bonus to all of that there is a nice restaurant just near the main entrance.
  • Best recreation spot after Jarun and Bundek in Zagreb. It also includes a Zoo with a lot of educational programs. A must place to take a walk, bike or run.
  • Beautiful park that also has a nice zoo with variety of species. There is a plenty of space where you can organise a picnic, play badminton, throw friabee or just enjoy the sun. It offers perfect relaxation from busy street, just step in and you'll be in another world. As part of park there are also three or four lakes wich could be cleaner but I don't want to be picky.