Zagreb is one of the most-visited cities in Croatia because of its medieval old city. It is situated next to Sava River and on the slopes of the Medvednica Mountain. Zagreb has four seasons that ranges from hot, dry summers to cold winters. The month of May is a good time to book cheap hotels in Zagreb because of the warm weather.
The history of Zagreb dates back to the Roman times and was formed from two medieval settlements on neighboring hills. The city was first mentioned in 1094 when they discovered a diocese on Kaptol. It was again mentioned in 1242, when neighboring Gradec gained its freedom.
Events, Landmarks, Activities
Zagreb hosts many festivals annually, but the month of September has a lot of interesting festivals to choose from including The World Theatre Festival, Queer Zagreb Festival and ZAGREBI! Festival. The Lower Town and Upper Town offers many wonderful attractions as well as the best selection of restaurants and bars. Must-see sites in those areas include the Art Pavilion, Archaeological Museum, City Library and Botanical Gardens. Marvel over Zagreb's architectural treasures such as the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Mark's Church and Mirogoj Cemetery.
Trams are the best choice of public
in Zagreb offering 15 routes and several stops. Make sure to avail of tram tickets at any kiosk or newspaper stand. The bus is also a good choice because it cheap, but it offers fewer routes. There are hop-on hop-off buses and a funicular railway which appeals to many tourists.