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Naïve Art in Hlebine, Croatia

#interpretation #heritage #travel #culture #Hlebine #Podravina #NaïveArt Some places are reluctant to reveal themselves to travellers 1.5h from Zagreb Imagine the situation: You are driving a car out of town. You have time, it is early morning and the sun is still low on the horizon. It is late summer and the colours are still intense, although due to the drought and heat yo...
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Strange findings in closets and attics

OFFICIAL UNIFORM OF THE  HUMANITARIAN SOCIETY “BAN JELAČIĆ” Texte by Vesna Miholić The challenging time connected to the pandemic of virus Covid 19 has changed the course of everyday life for the people all around the world. Being on a lock-down at our homes, especially now, with the beginning of spring, we, the tourist guides, are feeling it strongly. We had to accept a new ...
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Vesna Miholić – your local guide

Hello, I am Vesna. I am a local guide here in Zagreb, Croatia. As an art historian, I am passionate about architectural and historic beauties of Zagreb, its Upper Town, the beautiful 19th century Lower Town and all the hidden treasures of Zagreb museums. I love to share the historical details and fascinating stories about our city and people who contributed to their creation....
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Samia Zitouni – your local guide

Hi, my name is Samia, and I have been a tour guide for some time now. I love to show my hometown - Zagreb to people, first time visitors and those of you come back to Zagreb and Croatia! For me, Zagreb is home and on my walking tours, I will share with you stories and information that make Zagreb so special to us. I am a passionate explorer of culture, and let me share with yo...
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Medieval Free Royal Towns

"If you were to lose all your freedoms tomorrow, what exactly would you lose? “ What can we learn from an old document from 1242. called the Golden Bull / Zlatna bula of Gradec, the medieval Zagreb community? Today, we easily take for granted the freedoms we have, as if they fell from the sky! In fact, everything we have today is the result of a very long development. No freedo...
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One day tours from Zagreb with Travel Point! In one day you can visit the Green Zagorje with the Trakošćan and Veliki Tabor Castles, the Neanderthal Muesum to learn about human evolution, or the ethno-village Kumrovec. If you have to choose, then go with Veliki Tabor Castle and Kumrovec ethno-village. You will learn about the way of life of our feudal aristocracy in and around...
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Facts vs Fiction

You, a traveler, should ask yourself what you prefer more: real life stories based on facts or fairy tales and fantasy. There is no good or bad answer here. It is a fact that we accept new information more easily through stories, real or made up. How far should we go in interpreting the heritage without compromising facts and real life behind it? And does it event matter? Loo...
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Who is Zagorka?

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Who is Marija Jurić Zagorka? The famous journalist and author Marija Jurić Zagorka was born in 1873 and died in 1957. She is the first woman journalist in Croatia, and in her 84 years, she was a journalist, the most popular novelist, a fighter and activist for women’s and civil rights, a promoter of Croatian and Zagreb culture. She lived in different places in the Lower Town...
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Visit Zagreb now!

Late March and Easter in Zagreb: book your local guide now at info @ Official calendars say spring starts on March 21st, but old calendars say that spring starts on St. Joseph’s day, March 19th. Others insist on later dates, St. George’s on April 23rd. Next week is the Holy Week – the week before Easter. If in Croatia Easter is Uskrs or Vazam. Croatians are pr...
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