A quick update on what’s going on + photos of Zagreb

A quick update on what’s going on + photos of Zagreb

After two days of the Lion's run and the Pink Wing, I stopped publishing here, and that was almost two months ago! Of course, it wasn't because I was lazy (well, I would say that that is one of the reasons), it's because all of my free time is spent working for my two other websites - the "flagship" Lice Grada (it celebrated its first birthday on August 1st) and the Why Zagreb? (celebrated its first MONTH also on August 1st). And the third reason is - the House of Cards. Yes, I'm hooked! Fortunately, I'm on the last season! (more…)...
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Story about the shortest funicular railway for public transport in the world which is a big thing for tourists who visit Zagreb

Story about the shortest funicular railway for public transport in the world which is a big thing for tourists who visit Zagreb

Zagreb’s funicular connects the Upper and Lower part of the city and it’s located in the Tomiceva street, beneath the tower Lotrscak. It was officially put into operation on October 8th, 1890 and it started driving on April 23rd, 1893. At first it was on steam drive and later, in 1934, it was transformed into electrical funicular. Appearance wasn’t changed during the history so it was declared as a cultural monument. Around 28 people can fit in one wagon (there are two of them, they always drive in an opposite direction), the empty wagon has 5,05 tons, and they can carry 2240kg. The maximum speed is 1,5 meters per second and for 30,5 meters it needs 64 seconds. It’s a great way to climb to the Upper town if you don’t want to use the stairs! And yes, it’s the shortest funicular railway in the world! (more…)...
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