The capital city and the largest town in Croatia, Zagreb is Croatia’s economic, political and educational center. With about 800.000 residence in the metro area of Zagreb, Zagreb is one of the smallest European capital cities. Zagreb originally existed as two different towns – Kaptol which was inhabited mainly by the clergy, and which houses Zagreb Cathedral; and Gradec inhabited mainly by farmers and merchants.

These two towns were united in 1851 by ban Josip Jelačić after whom the main city square is named. Tkalčićeva Street, today famous for its small historic houses featuring numerous bars, at that time was actually a creek.

In recent years Zagreb has become an appealing tourist destination so it is no surprise the city attracts more and more visitors every year. This has resulted in the opening of a number of hotels, hostels and private apartments, interesting restaurants, and lots of different activities.


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