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Upper Town (Gornji Grad), Zagreb

Categories: Neighborhoods, Historic Walking Areas, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web
Visit Upper Town (Gornji Grad) to explore some of the capital city's most interesting restaurants, bars, and unique sites, such as the Museum of Broken Relationships. Start in the central square and walk the network of narrow streets uphill to Kaptol. Move east to Gradec and Tkalciceva, the city's most colorful pedestrian street. Relax and people-watch in one of the many bohemian cafes. Head to the museum to learn about the town's history. See sculptures, drawings, and lithographs from one of the most famous Croatian artists at Mestrovic Studio. Notice the multi-colored tile roof, constructed in 1880, on the 13th-century St Mark's church. Before you take the funicular down to the lower town, be sure to stop at Lotrscak Tower. To visit Upper Town (Gornji Grad) on your trip to Zagreb, use our Zagreb trip itinerary builder.
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  • Nice view from the top. Grateful for the funicular to get to the top. Neat stairs leading down. The museums and church are OK. I was on a tour and probably wouldn't have gone here on my own. Zagreb is...  read more »
  • for those staying in Zagreb a ride to the upper town is inevitable, go up by funicular is spectacular but since it's little more than an elevator on foot is not impossible
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  • Says the gornigrad district on the West side of the old city of Zagreb. I thought it good to visit attractions such as St. Mark's Church, but while enjoying a walk on foot.
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