Zagreb city life
The “city with a million hearts” and the spirit of continental Europe and the Mediterranean area can be viewed as an outdoor museum. You can find sights and monuments on the streets and you can admire the architecture of the buildings that will take you to a different atmosphere.
The river Sava divides two parts of the city, the old and the new. It is crosses by 12 bridges that are known in the area. Zagreb is divided into three symbolic parts, the Gornji grad – the old town that has nearly one thousand years, Donji grad – the upper town, built in the XIX century and the modern Novi Zagreb (“the new Zagreb”), where skyscrapers stand to impress.
Urban life is also present and active through the Croatian cafes and bars, events and the generous restaurants offer. Zagreb in involved in international sports tournaments, music and film festivals and air shows.
Among the most spectacular sights in Zagreb there are the Ban Jelacic Square, the main square in the city, the neo-Gothic Zagreb Cathedral, the vivid Dolac Market, the Lotrscak Tower that offers a wonderful view of the city and the funicular railway constructed in 1888.
International atmosphere in Zagreb
The largest city of Croatia, referring to area and population, made Zagreb to receive a county status, separated from the surrounding area. Most of the residents are Croatians who know and respect their history and, due to this fact, are welcoming with visitors.
Besides locals, in Zagreb you will find Serbs, Albanians, Bosniaks, Slovenes, Macedonians, Montenegris, and a community of Germans.
The weather is balanced in Zagreb and split into four seasons. Summers are warm and winters are average cold, with occasional snowfalls. In autumn, fog sometimes appears. The average temperatures are of 1°C (33.8°F) in winter and 22°C (86°F) in summer.