The memory of the worst earthquake in history that hit Zagreb

The memory of the worst earthquake in history that hit Zagreb

On November 9th, 1880, Zagreb was hit by the worst earthquake in the history after which more than 3800 passengers tickets were sold on the main railway station. People were scared, so they just wanted to leave. There is a reminder on that day - a clock on the wall next to the cathedral. (more…)...
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The statue of „Kumica Barica“ on the farmers market Dolac

The statue of „Kumica Barica“ on the farmers market Dolac

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". (more…)...
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Another amazing mural decorates the streets of Zagreb

Another amazing mural decorates the streets of Zagreb

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". (more…)...
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The Croatian national theatre celebrates its 122 birthday

The Croatian national theatre celebrates its 122 birthday

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. (more…)...
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