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.
Do you see the difference in 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 on images
Dinamo – football (soccer) team from Zagreb
– cable car has been closed in 2007
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