Zagreb, the capital city of the Republic of Croatia, with population of around 800,000 people, is located south of Medvednica mountain and on both banks of Sava river. First settlements on the location of today’s Zagreb date back to time B.C. and include Roman post.
Look at the photograph of Saint George statue in Zagreb shot in 2005
Croats started settling in the region from 6th century. On location of today’s Zagreb Croats have built two settlements, Kaptol as a spiritual – Roman Catholic Cathedral dominates the skyline, and the Gradec or Grič as fortified town.
Zagreb became a city in the 1094.
Zagreb photo gallery
Main Square in Zagreb – Ban Jelacic square and streets of lower town
Zagreb at night
Upper Town Zagreb
Kaptol and Gradec photo gallery
Dinamo – football (soccer) team from Zagreb
Cable car has been closed in 2007
Near by; Samobor photo gallery
Near by; Zagorje and Prigorje
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