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The statue of „Kumica Barica“ greets everyone who comes to the Dolac market

Dolac is the oldest and the most known market in Zagreb, and its also known as a place where old ladies (Croats call them “kumice”) sell their homegrown products. Because of that, an artist Stjepan Gracan made a sculpture in 2006. in honor of those old ladies who come there during high or low temperatures, rain or shine – nothing can stop them from coming to their “work station”. The statue is called “Kumica Barica”.

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Another amazing mural decorates the streets of Zagreb – keep them coming!

There are a couple of amazing murals on the streets of Zagreb, and this is one of the latest. This mural was made by two street artists, Boris Bare and Dominik Vukovic. Inspired by the story about Guliver, they made their own version of “the sleeper in the Opatovina”.

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The Croatian national theatre will celebrate its 122 birthday this year

The building of the Croatian national theatre, or short HNK (Croatian: Hrvatsko narodno kazalište) is probably one of the most recognized buildings in Zagreb. It was opened in October 14th, 1895, more than 120 years ago. It’s the work of the Austrian architect Ferdinand Fellner and the German architect Hermann Helmer.

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