Tour that covers all the must-sees in Zagreb. Through the 3 hour walking tour guests will relive how Zagreb grew from it's origins on two hills to the modern day Downtown. Starting in the past, with the visit to both old towns Zagreb was made of, continuing with the most beautiful walk in the city, guests will learn all about the vibrant yet peaceful capital of Croatia.
Big Zagreb is a private walking tour with the young, but experienced guides that will give you a great introduction to the Croatian capital. Guests will discover the streets of Zagreb filled with lots of interesting stories about city's past but also its present. First part of the tour takes you to the beginnings of Zagreb. In the past the city was divided into two towns – Kaptol and Gradec. The tour covers both. In Kaptol guests will see the monumental Zagreb Cathedral, the 16th century town walls of Kaptol and the lively Dolac green market. After the green market guests will enter Gradec today known as the Old Town through the 13th century Stone Gate, see the iconic rooftop of the St. Mark's church, learn the story why a cannon fires every day at noon from the Lotrscak Tower, see one of the shortest funiculars in the world and enjoy some stunning views. After a walk around the older part of the city, guests will visit Downtown Zagreb. The Flower's Square with it's busy cafes and the famous Green Horseshoe. A perfect example of park architecture, this line of parks and squares makes the most beautiful walk in Zagreb. The part that stands out on the walk for sure is the most important cultural institution in Croatia – the Croatian National Theatre. The tour can start from any centrally located meeting point (hotel lobby or Ban Jelacic Square). The standard route can be modified considering guests' requests and interests, pick up and drop off spots etc. Itinerary Ban Jelačić (main) Square (meeting point at the main city square where you will get an introduction to the tour and the city) – Stone Gate (one and only preserved entrances to the old, Upper town dedicated to the patron saint of the city) – St. Mark's Square (most famous church and the landmark of the city) – Lotrščak Tower (don't be scared by the cannon inside of the tower) – Zagreb Funicularn (still operating one of the shortest funiculars in the whole world) - Catherine Square (location of the most beautiful barocco church in the city and the site of country's most visited museum) – The Bloody Bridge (listen bloody legends about the city) – Tkalčićeva Street (check local's favorite party and entertaiment place) – Dolac Market (green belly of the city and a must see not only for foodies but for every visitor) – Zagreb Cathedral (Learn more about one of the most beautiful and the highest building in Croatia) – Ban Jelačić Square - Green Horseshoe (stripe of 9 beautiful parks packed with country's most important institution) - Croatian National Theatre (most important theater in Croatia and symbol of cultural life in the city)