Upper Town (Gornji Grad), Zagreb

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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. Plan your visit to Upper Town (Gornji Grad) and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Zagreb trip itinerary planning site .
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  • The "Upper Town" represents the medieval history of the city and has a special charm. In my opinion, an interesting visit could be made on the following route: Neo Gothic Cathedral, Kaptol Square with...  more »
  • The upper town is truly the center of Zagreb and provides a glimpse into the early days of this city. Take the funicular up from the new part of town and stroll past the houses of government, St Mark'...  more »
  • As you walk one step and see Zagreb's Old Town, you will be able to contemplate the history and life of this place. Stroller is OK
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