The Mediterranean as it once was
Search
Find
Name
Group
select
From:
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
To:
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
 

 

A pocket guide about the architecture of Zagreb

01 February 2012

Zagreb
The French Pavilion in the Student Center, the Zagreb Dance Center, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Villa Klara and Ivan Goran Kovačić Primary School are just a few of the133 buildings which are represented in the recently released pocket guide about the architecture of Zagreb, which was issued, after nearly two years of work, by the Youth Section of the Architects of Zagreb Association.

The aim of this guide is to introduce Zagreb and its architecture in a simple way, using the publication, which is equally as interesting for the tourists as it is for the residents of the city.

Made in the form of an A2 size map, the guide can be folded into a size slightly larger than the size of a packet of Kleenex and comfortably fit into your pocket. On one side there is a map of the city with locations of buildings, while on the other there is a list of the 133 most representative buildings. The guide is ideal for anyone staying in Zagreb for two to three days who wants to make a first contact with the city in a faster and cheaper way. As many as 35 buildings are especially highlighted with drawings, photographs and a brief text, and buildings are color coded for easier reference. Pink, for example, indicates the buildings built before the First World War, the ones built in the period from 1971 to 1989 are indicated by yellow, and the city's parks and historic sites like the Lotrščak Tower, the building of the Croatian National Theatre or the Mirogoj Cemetery are marked in grey.

The pocket guide is free and can be picked up at the Association of Architects and the Zagreb Tourist Board, and soon in all major bookstores in the city. For now, it has been issued in English only, but the plan is to publish a Croatian and also an online edition.

The Tourist Board of Zagreb
www.zagreb-touristinfo.hr
 
 
 
 

Cookie policy

In order to provide you the best experience of our site, and to make the site work properly, this site saves on your computer a small amount of information (cookies). By using the site www.croatia.hr, you agree to the use of cookies. By blocking cookies, you can still browse the site, but some of its functionality will not be available to you.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is information stored on your computer by the website you visit. Cookies allow the website to display information that is tailored to your needs. They usually store your settings and preferences for the website, such as preferred language, e-mail address or password. Later, when you re-open the same website, the browser sends back cookies that belong to this site.

Also, they make it possible for us to measure the number of visitors and sources of traffic on our website, and as a result, we are able to improve the performance of our site.

All the information collected by the cookies, is accumulated and stays anonymous. This information allows us to monitor the effectiveness of the websites and is not shared with any other parties.

All this information can be saved only if you enable it - websites cannot get access to the information that you have not given them, and they cannot access other data on your computer.

Disabling cookies

By turning off cookies, you decide whether you want to allow the storage of cookies on your computer. Cookies settings can be controlled and configurated in your web browser. If you disable cookies, you will not be able to use some of the functionality on our website.

More about cookies can be found here:

HTTP cookie
Cookies