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Upper and Downtown Zagreb Private Walking Tour

Upper and Downtown Zagreb Private Walking Tour
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Upper and Downtown Zagreb Private Walking Tour
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Overview
Upper and Downtown Zagreb Private Walking Tour is a 3,5-hour introduction to the city of Zagreb. It focuses both on history and culture as well as the modern everyday life of  Zagreb as the capital of Croatia. At a moderate pace, guests explore Gradec and Kaptol, medieval predecessors of Zagreb, covering all the main sights of Zagreb including the Ban Jelačić Square, Stone Gate, St. Mark's Church, Lotrščak Tower, The Bloody Bridge, Zagreb Cathedral, as well as downtown Zagreb, including The Green Horseshoe - parks, fountains and monuments spread over eight parks forming Zagreb's Green Horseshoe with walks lined with gardens, parks and flowers.

The standard route can be modified considering guests' requests and interests, pick up and drop off spots etc.
What to Expect
Upper and Downtown Zagreb Private Walking Tour is the best way to experience Zagreb, relive its history and feel the pulse of a modern city. Our licensed guides will take you on a stroll through the oldest streets of Zagreb visiting all the main sights while combining historical facts with the everyday life of a big city.

The tour takes guests to both Gradec and Kaptol, two medieval settlements Zagreb was founded of. Standing on two opposing hills still today they tell the history of cooperation and conflicts that created Zagreb as we know it today. While walking the cobbled streets visitors will get to see the 13th century Stone Gate, the St. Mark's church with its famous colorful rooftop, the Lotrščak Tower still marking noon with a cannon shot, the Bloody Bridge which has witnessed many battles through ages, the monumental Zagreb Cathedral and much more.

After a walk around the older part of the city, you will visit downtown Zagreb with its famous Green Horseshoe line of parks and squares is a walk you shouldn't miss. Packed with museums, art galleries, monuments and historical institutions it shows Zagreb's development from the middle of the 19th century until today. Starting at the Ban Jelacic Square the tour will takes our guests through most frequent parks while pointing out the importance of the Croatian Arts and Science Academy, admiring the beauty of the Art Pavillion, experiencing the busy life of the Main Train Station and finishing off with the most important cultural institution in Croatia – the Croatian National Theatre.

At the end of the tour, our guests will feel like they know Zagreb by heart, ready to explore everything the city has to offer.

The standard route can be modified considering guests' requests and interests, pick up and drop off spots etc.
Reviews (12)
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Reviewed 26 September 2018
Excellent walking tour with guide Luka

We did this walking tour with guide Luka who was hilarious just in his colloquial manner of how he speaks/jokes. Very informative and I liked learning the history of Zagreb - he weaved the locations and history lessons together very well. Would highly recommend this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Julie C
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile
Cool guide

The tour was awesome. Our guide Luka is very passionate about his work and his home town. We were a large group, but he managed very well to tell us a little bit about Zagreb. If you take the 11am tour you are able to...More

2  Thank Augusto P
Reviewed 11 September 2018
This is a Must for All Visitors to Zagreb

Luka our guide knows everything there is to know about Zagreb... both the history and the culture. He was extremely informative and captivated us all in the 2+ hour tour, which couldn't be easy with over 60 people. We learned so much. This is very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank nickandmaria1
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile
Knowledgeable and spirited tour guide

Luka was our guide and he did a terrific job. He is a former graduate student in history and his professional training shows in the presentations he gives and in conversations while walking from one site to another. He is a passionate Croation but was...More

1  Thank wayne300944
Reviewed 13 August 2018
Recommend to all!

Our guide was Dora - amazing young girl with perfect loud voice took us the all mains and interesting places of Zagreb! Perfect walking tour with many interesting historical facts and funny but true stories (eg. why horses in the statues comes with a raised...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank vittalyte
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