Zagreb

  • Hotel:
    • The Loop Hotel
  • Transport:
    • When travelling from the airport, there’s a Croatia Airlines bus that takes you to the main bus station in central Zagreb
    • Buses leave every half an hour outside the airport terminal
    • Tickets, cost 30 Kunas (£3.50/€4) and can be bought from the bus driver
    • The journey time is 35-40 minutes
    • A taxi from the airport to the city centre costs between 100-150 Kunas (£11.50 – £17/€13.50 – €20)
    • Trams are the best way to get around the city and a ticket costs 4 Kunas for a trip. Once validated, it can be used as many times as you need within 30 minutes
    • You can purchase tickets from a kiosk or from the driver (6 Kunas)
    • A tourist hop-on-hop-off buses operates two routes: a red route that goes to the city centre and a green route that goes out further to Maksimir and Lake Bundek
    • Tickets cost 70 Kunas (approximately £8/€9 for adults)
    • The city also has a Funicular Railway that operates from the Lower Town to the Upper Town. A one-way ticket costs 5 Kunas
  • Things to see:
    • Cathedral of Zagreb
    • Upper town
    • Museum of Broken Relationships
    • St Mark’s Church and square
    • Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb
    • Ban Josip Jelačić Square
    • Maksimir Park
    • Lotrščak Tower
    • Old Town
    • Zagreb 360° observation deck
  • Tips:
    • Visit Grič Tunnel, which is a pedestrian tunnel located in the city centre and an old bomb shelter. If visiting the city for Christmas markets, the tunnel comes alive with hanging decorations and festivities. Note during this time, the tunnel operates a one-way route
    • Visit Zagreb 360° observation deck for amazing views of the city. An adult ticket costs 60,00 kn
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