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Escape !

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Roomescape experience in Zagreb I have recently discovered a game called RoomEscape and I am thrilled with it! I tried it online as a computer game. However, I have to say, it is more fun as real game in a real room. This game threw our little group of friends out of our usual every day rhythm. In the game, we felt completely dependent one from the other. And, in 60 minutes w...
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Zagreb around World War II

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Zagreb around World War II tour gives answers to frequently asked questions about the ex-Yugoslavia. And there were two Yugoslavias in the 20th century. The first one before WWII and the second one after the war. In between during the Second World War stands the short period of the Independent State of Croatia as the marionette country under the German, and partially Italian r...
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Zumberak Mountain

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Popular destinations around Zagreb - Žumberak One of the most popular destinations among the citizens of Zagreb for one day – full day trip are the Žumberak-Samobor hills. The natural beauty of the hills and peaks like Okić (495 m) south of Samobor, Oštrc (753 m) and Japetić (871) are on regular itineraries of Zagrebian mountaineers. The central point of the region is a small ...
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Zagreb during Roman Empire

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Andautonia and Scitarjevo During our guided walks with visitors we usually say that Zagreb was founded at the end of the 11th century. But archeological findings tell us another story of Zagreb. The whole territory of Croatia was under the Roman rule and was part of the Roman Empire. Part of this antic heritage can be seen very close to Zagreb, in Zagreb County in the village...
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Zagreb cathedral

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The cathedral as you can see it today is a result of huge reconstruction works from late 19th and beginning of the 20th century. But this beautiful building stands on the site with a very layered past. The construction works on this cathedral started in the 13th century.   Historical context The cathedral stands on the spot where according to old documents the first ...
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Running in Zagreb

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And around Zagreb Yesterday on my walking-running routine I ran into a marathon runners. It was the Sava half-marathon run on April 4th on the banks of the Sava River. There was 718 runners registered, and it was a fantastic view of the runners running along the bank of the river. See the detail about the Sava half-marathon. We have several interesting races in Zagreb. In Se...
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The Green Zagorje

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The gentle green landscapes with hills, fields and valleys, rivers and streams, lakes, ponds and hot springs - this is the Croatian Zagorje. Situated south of the baroque picturesque city of Varazdin, north of Zagreb, i.e. on the “other side” of the Medvednica Mountain. The popular song from Zagorje describes the region's selfawarenss as Green: “Lepe ti je, lepe ti je, Zagorje...
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Plitvice Lakes National Park

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The excursion to the Plitvice Lakes National Park offers to our visitors the possibility to discover the oldest national park in Southeast Europe, and the biggest and the most visited national park in Croatia. The Plitvice Lakes region was proclaimed a national park in 1949, and because of the unique quality of the natural landscape and biodiversity it was added to the UNESCO W...
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Visiting Zagreb

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Here are some practical information for those of you coming to Zagreb and wishing to explore the city. The Zagreb cathedral is open for visitors form 10 am to 5 pm from Monday to Saturday, on Sundays from 1 pm to 5 pm.  Outside those hours you can enter but without a guide, and you probably won’t be able to look around and photograph, because of the masses. Often the visit is...
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