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Zagreb: Private Historic Walking Tour with a Local Guide

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Discover the history of Zagreb on a full-day guided walking trip. Learn about the art, architecture, and culture of Zagreb throughout history. Enjoy a ride on the shortest funicular in the world.

Highlights

  • Take the shortest funicular ride
  • Stroll through the streets of the upper city
  • Take a walk along the most famous and most visited street
  • Listen to how the people of Zagreb live today

Description

Meet your guide in the oldest and most beautiful park in Zagreb, park Zrinjevac. From Zrinjevac you will walk to Ban Jelačić Square, and the guide will tell you the story of the origin of Zagreb and how Zagreb got its name. You will walk along Ilica to Funicular, which will take you to Gradec, one of the medieval settlements. Stroll through the streets of the upper city, immerse yourself in the rich history and listen to interesting stories about the city. You will see the oldest pharmacy in Zagreb and hear something about the method of treatment in the Middle Ages and the preparation of medicines. You will exit the Upper Town through the only preserved gate - the Stone Gate. You will find out why there is a chapel inside the door, and about the patron saint of the city of Zagreb. Also, why and from whom the inhabitants of Gradec needed protection in medieval times. You will descend Radićeva Street and enter Tkalčićeva Street via a small street called Bloody Bridge. The guide will tell you why this little street has such a symbolic name. You will walk through the most famous and busiest pedestrian street in the city and learn something about the way of life of the people of Zagreb. You will walk through Opatovina Park to the green market Dolac (open during the morning), where you will be a part of the hustle and bustle of the most famous symbol of Zagreb. From the green market you will walk to the Cathedral, the most famous symbol of Zagreb and the guide will tell you the most interesting facts from its turbulent history. The tour ends at Ban Jelačić Square where you will say goodbye to your guide.

Includes

Walking tour Professional licensed local guide Ticket for funicular

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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