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Beautiful Building in and out

You can have a guided visit of the building but only at 13:00. If you are in Croatia for an... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Marco M
Very interesting and beautiful interior

You have to go on a tour with a guide. When I went, there was only one other person on the tour... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
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Marulicev trg 21, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
+385 1 4801 999
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

You can have a guided visit of the building but only at 13:00. If you are in Croatia for an ancestry project, this is the place to be. The grounds around the building are beautiful, sit down and enjoy a quiet moment away from the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marco M
Reviewed 29 August 2018

You have to go on a tour with a guide. When I went, there was only one other person on the tour. I think they only have the tour once, maybe twice a day, so be sure you check the times before you go. Tour...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Located on the site of the University of Zagreb, this was once the student's library. The reading lamps in the smaller side rooms were designed specifically for the space by the architect and the stained glass in the ceilings is magnificent. The main reading room...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank mark0p0lo
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Zagreb's enormous State Archives Building is beautiful, both inside and outside. It's also very conveniently located on Zagreb's 'horseshoe-shaped green belt' route - across from the Botanical Gardens. For a building that's over 100 years old, it's in superb condition. There are at least two...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank starlightShanghai
Reviewed 13 August 2016

As a Zagreb resident I was always postponing my visit to this attraction as I travel a lot abroad during which visit all this nice places and attractions there. But when I finally entered this building I was really impressed and felt sorry that I...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank TomoB
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

great building inside and out. take the tour (I think every day at 10 and 1 - you can ask at the desk.). the reading room is fabulous but make sure you check out the smaller rooms as well. 20 HRK. definitely worth it if...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank J0nnyAppleseed
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We would not have visited this building except a relative insisted we go. The building is beautifulfrom the outside with the exception of some owls on the roof, but they were put there to scare aware animals during construction. You must go inside and take...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Traveler0922
Reviewed 17 January 2016

If you are expecting French/Belgian art nouveau with it's curly organic lines or even the more simple and straight Viennese sessionist art nouveau style, you wil be disappointed. This is Croatian art nouveau and while pleasant is not very distinctive. This is the old university...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank tradIndy
Reviewed 11 January 2016

The beautiful building, the perfect example of the Modern Style (known as the Art Nouveau), was opened in 1913, intentionally built to house the University Library and the State Archive. The author is Croatian architect Rudolf Lubynski and the interior keeps many works from the...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Borzov
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Very nice building and a beautiful example of Croatian Art Nouveau. Many details and decorative elements on the facade, especially the rooftop groups of globebearing owls.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank carolineenwillem
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