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Zagreb: City Walking Tour

1. Zagreb: City Walking Tour

Take a stroll with us for a couple of hours as we show you the highlights of Zagreb. Your guide will have the local insights and handy tips to leave you wanting to explore some more. Start the tour at Zagreb’s famous Zrinjevac Park which will give you some great selfies and photo opportunities. From the park, continue to Bogovićeva street, known for its bars and restaurants. Next, you will walk across Ban Jelačić square to the next stop at the historic Zagreb Cathedral. After the Cathedral, walk through Dolac Farmers Market to the WW2 tunnels for some more recent history about the city. Enjoy a small rest on the funicular to the top of Grič Hill. At the top of the hill is Gradec (the upper town) where you can take in beautiful panoramic views of the city. From Gradec, descend to Tkalčićeva Street. The street is also famous for its bars and restaurants, so you can decide where to stop for a snack. Finish the tour in Ban Jelačić Square.

Zagreb City Tour including Mirogoj Cemetery and Funicular

2. Zagreb City Tour including Mirogoj Cemetery and Funicular

Get picked up from your hotel and explore Zagreb with your driver/licensed local guide. The tour starts with the famous green horse shoe of Zagreb. The horseshoe is one of the most significant architectural projects in Zagreb history that determined present urban identity of the town center. The construction began in the second half of 19th century and is considered the biggest urban achievement of that time. Continue your drive towards Mirogoj cemetary. This colossal cemetery represents one of the most major projects in European history. It included building a 500-meter long colonnade with twenty domes and many other impressive structures among which the Chapel of Christ the King particularly stands out. Even though it is a cemetery this is one of the most beautiful sights in Zagreb.  A short drive will take you to the town center, starting point of our walking tour of Zagreb. Visit the focal point of Zagreb – Main square ban Jelacic. Then advance to the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Ladislas I, king of Hungary, founded Zagreb Diocese at the end of the 11th century. A short stroll takes you to the shortest funicular in the world which will take you to the Upper Town. While roaming the streets of Upper town, see Lotrscak tower that houses the Gric cannon which goes off every day to mark the noon, St Catherine’s baroque church built by Jesuits, the seats of Croatian Parliament and Government and Saint Mark’s Church famous for its picturesque roof. Discover Stone Gate that was a part of defence system and it is the only city gate that survived until present day. Inside the gate there is a small chapel with the picture of Our Lady, patron saint of the city. Finish at the Main Square of Zagreb.

Zagreb: Private City Walking Tour & Medvednica Mountain

3. Zagreb: Private City Walking Tour & Medvednica Mountain

Zagreb is a vibrant, colorful city full of culture, history, and heritage being overseeded by a magnificent Medvednica mountain. You will want to experience the local life firsthand because the moment you step out in the streets it will drag you in. Doing this city tour will give you exactly that - a glimpse into the Zagreb lifestyle. Discover the city center after which the tour continues to Medvednica mountain by taking a cable car all the way to the top. Here you will get the opportunity to try some local food and drinks, enjoy the wonderful views and simply relax. ITINERARY: 10.00h – meeting point at Swanky Mint hostel – ILICA 50 10.15h – 12.30h – private Zagreb walking tour 12.30h – drive with the public transportation to Medvednica hill 13.00h – Sljeme cable car (ride to the top) 14.00h – local food & drinks tasting 15.30h – drive back by cable car and tram to the city center 17:00h – Zagreb city center

Zagreb: Private Walking Tour with Funicular Ride & Transfers

4. Zagreb: Private Walking Tour with Funicular Ride & Transfers

You will meet your friendly guide in the city center. At the beginning of the tour you will pass by the cathedral, the highest religious building in the city and perhaps the most recognizable of all. After a thorough tour of the Cathedral interior, proceed by visiting the lively open market of Dolac. Your guide will provide you with some insight about the local cuisine as all the fresh or homemade ingredients are being sold on this market every day, so don't hesitate to ask for tips what would be the best gift for your loved ones back home. Next stop is Tkalčićeva Street, the busiest street of the city center and the focal point of its nightlife. This narrow street today is filled with trendy bars, clubs and restaurants, but in the past in its place there was a creek, dividing the twin cities of Kaptol and Gradec, Zagreb's predecessors. The walking tour then takes you through the Blood Stained Bridge, Radićeva street and the Stone Gate as you climb your way up to the Upper Town - Gradec. Among the points of interest located there are the Jesuit baroque church of St Catherine, St Mark’s Church with its distinctive colorful roof, the seats of Croatian Parliament and Government, the City Hall and various museums. After that, your next stop is the Lotrščak Tower, known for its cannon which goes off at noon every day to mark the exact time. This is also a great spot for a panoramic view of Zagreb and your next selfie. From there take a stroll on the beautiful Strossmayer promenade, the favorite location of the locals for romantic walks and you will take a pleasant ride on the Zagreb funicular, known for being the shortest one in the world (only 66m long) towards the Lower Town. The last stops on the Zagreb private tour are the Flower Square and the Jelačić Square, named after ban Josip Jelačić, the most prominent figure of Croatia's history. You tour will end with some more interesting stories and curious facts from your insightful guide

Zagreb: City Highlights Tour by Electric Scooter

5. Zagreb: City Highlights Tour by Electric Scooter

I am licensed tour guide in Zagreb for more then 10 years. Instead of buying expensive guidebooks and spending hours online, get to know Zagreb by exploring it with me as your own guide on this private tour of the city. No need to walk, you'll be zipping through Zagreb on an electric scooter! See a range of city landmarks and significant buildings and stop for photos at places like Zagreb Cathedral, Stone gate and Lotrščak tower. As a certified tour guide I am looking forward to show you the hiden secrets of croatian capital Zagreb! After meeting you in front of the king Tomislav statue on Trg Kralja Tomislava, our first task will be to instruct you how to drive E-scooter. You will have enough time for practicing before we start. Once you get the feeling of it and become relaxed enough to ride it with an ease, we are heading to discover Zagreb sights. You will see all the city landmarks in one go. You will enjoy a small group intimacy and learn a lot about Zagreb by having fun in the same time!

Zagreb: Most Instagrammable Photo Spots Guided Tour

6. Zagreb: Most Instagrammable Photo Spots Guided Tour

This 2,5 hour tour is for all people who love to have the perfect travel photos, along with seeing all the main cultural attractions. Our Instagram walking tour will take you to the most popular photo points, hidden gems and posing spots. Our guide will show you all the main attractions, along with showing you all the best places to take your travel photos. This tour includes all the popular photo spots in Zagreb along with our sculptures which are placed on our secret locations. During the tour, you will hear everything about the main attractions, the most popular photo spots, the stories behind them, and everything about the Sit & Meet statues - the Croatian great and why are they placed there. The Sit & Meet is an open exhibition of statues placed on popular terraces in a sitting position, where you can take pictures and have a cup of coffee in their company. The tour starts at the Amelie bar in Vlaska street, and ends on the square of King Tomislav, near the Esplanade hotel.

Sit & Meet Zagreb Walking Tour; Meet the Great Croats

7. Sit & Meet Zagreb Walking Tour; Meet the Great Croats

The only walking tour that includes seeing all the popular Zagreb sights along with learning about either 9 or 13 famous Croatian people who made the world brighter, better connected, and safer. As you walk the streets of Zagreb with our guides, you will: • meet the Croats whose work and passion changed the world • learn what the world was like before their inventions • see what changed and how their discoveries still influence our lives • learn everything about the Croatian coffee culture • hear interesting local stories and legends about Zagreb and its sights. Retrace the steps of some of the world famous Croatian inventors, engineers and explorers who discovered the road to China, invented devices we still use today, set the foundation for Einstein's Theory of Relativity and invented parachutes, fountain pens and more. Learn what the world was like before their inventions, see what changed and how their discoveries still influence our lives. Hear their stories at the location they happened. Open a new chapter in your Croatian adventure.

Zagreb: City Highlights Tour with Pony Bicycles

8. Zagreb: City Highlights Tour with Pony Bicycles

We'll provide you with a gorgeous, retro bicycle Pony (helmets also available) and we'll set off on an adventure arounnd Zagreb iconic sights and lesser-know hidden gems. After meeting you in front of the king Tomislav statue on Trg Kralja Tomislava we are heading to discover Zagreb sights. You will see all the city landmarks in one go. You will enjoy a small group intimacy and learn a lot about Zagreb by having fun in the same time! You'll coast along downtown, stopping regularly to hear fun facts and interesting historical tales. Of course, there will be enough to take photos! During this tour you will experience the best introduction to Zagreb and see more than on foot! Some of the sights that you will see are: King Tomislav Square Cathedral of Zagreb Zrinjevac park Ban Josip Jelacic Square Tkalciceva Street Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata) St. Mark's Square Lotrscak Tower, Strossmayerovo Setaliste Ilica street Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb

Beautiful Christmas in Zagreb - Walking Tour

9. Beautiful Christmas in Zagreb - Walking Tour

Magic Christmas tours are only available during the winter, as the winter in combination with the Christmas period gives Zagreb a hint of mysticism and unique beauty. With a local guide, you will tour and witness the most exquisitely decorated areas of Zagreb, such as Tkalieva Street, the Zagreb Cathedral, and the Lotrscak Tower. The wonderful ambiance at Ban Jelai Square, which is only present during this time of year will enchant and refuel your energy while you bond with local culture and customs. Learn about unique landmarks and stories of Zagreb while strolling through picturesque areas whose every corner charms and inspires.

Zagrebist's Picturesque Photo Tour

10. Zagrebist's Picturesque Photo Tour

Admire Zagreb's well-known sights and be furthermore surprised by exciting stories from the past, while strolling through its charming streets and parks and capturing its most photogenic spots.📸 We will marvel at the Gothic style Cathedral, take in the splendid view from the Strossmayer Promenade and dive into the cozy alleys winding around St. Mark's Square, to end our tour at the magnificent National Theater. This tour covers the essentials of the city's attractions, explores the stories behind the people who shaped it over the centuries and provides useful photography tips.✨ Professional and amateur photographers as well as content creators and urban explorers will have an eye-opening experience while enjoying Zagreb’s pulse from new angles.👁️

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What people are saying about Lotrščak Tower

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based on 63 reviews

Thank you Iva of Swanky Tour! We thoroughly enjoyed the sights and ease of experiencing Zagreb. Her insights to daily life integrated into a city of rich historical values were both entertaining and informative. Highly recommended!

Our guide Lucy was very personable and knowledgeable in letting us know the history not only about the city but anything we wanted to understand about Croatia. Highly recommend this walking tour to anyone who is visiting Zagreb

Our tour guide Luca was fantastic! He shared history in a fun and interesting way and took us to some fantastic spots! We were given some amazing experiences along the tour, very memorable part of our trip.

My first time in traveling to Europe. Must see the City Tour with a guide so you’ll understand the history of the old town. Then dine in there and shop or walk around the Old Town agsin.

Wonderful tour! The guide did a wonderful job showing us around Zagreb and explaining the history of Croatia.