1. Zagreb City Tour including Mirogoj Cemetery and Funicular
Get picked up from your hotel and explore Zagreb with your driver/licensed local guide. The tour starts with the famous green horse shoe of Zagreb. The horseshoe is one of the most significant architectural projects in Zagreb history that determined present urban identity of the town center. The construction began in the second half of 19th century and is considered the biggest urban achievement of that time. Continue your drive towards Mirogoj cemetary. This colossal cemetery represents one of the most major projects in European history. It included building a 500-meter long colonnade with twenty domes and many other impressive structures among which the Chapel of Christ the King particularly stands out. Even though it is a cemetery this is one of the most beautiful sights in Zagreb. A short drive will take you to the town center, starting point of our walking tour of Zagreb. Visit the focal point of Zagreb – Main square ban Jelacic. Then advance to the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Ladislas I, king of Hungary, founded Zagreb Diocese at the end of the 11th century. A short stroll takes you to the shortest funicular in the world which will take you to the Upper Town. While roaming the streets of Upper town, see Lotrscak tower that houses the Gric cannon which goes off every day to mark the noon, St Catherine’s baroque church built by Jesuits, the seats of Croatian Parliament and Government and Saint Mark’s Church famous for its picturesque roof. Discover Stone Gate that was a part of defence system and it is the only city gate that survived until present day. Inside the gate there is a small chapel with the picture of Our Lady, patron saint of the city. Finish at the Main Square of Zagreb.