Zagreb, the capital and the largest city of Croatia is divided in three parts. Gornji grad (upper town) is where you will find the Presidential Palace, the church
of St. Mark's, the Croatian parliament, and plenty of museums and galleries. Zagreb Donji grad
(lower town) is the 19th century part of town where you can find shops, restaurants, cafes,
theatres and parks. The modern part of the town was build after the Second World War and it’s
called Novi Zagreb.
Transportation in Zagreb
In Zagreb there are 134 bus lines, of wich 78 urban and 56 suburban.
The Zagreb bus service is regular but it can be improved. The destinations on the bus stops
are written in Croatian language, so if you don’t understand the language it is probably best
to book a taxi. If you decide to travel by bus you can buy a ticket from the driver as well as
from Tisak (newsagent). There are also Trams available for public transportation but it can
get very crowded during peak hours.
The funicular is used for transport from Zagreb Upper Towns to Zagreb Lower Towns and vice
The Zagreb taxis are abundant and in every taxi vehicle there is a taximeter so the price is
not fixed and cannot be negotiated.
Zagreb Airport Pleso is located 17km from central Zagreb and it's a small airport with only
The price for a transfer from Zagreb airport to Zagreb Hotels is about 20 to 24 Euros.