Reasons to Book Cheap Zagreb Flights
Zagreb, the capital and largest city of the Republic of Croatia lies beside the Sava River in the northwest of the country. The region’s rich history dates back to Roman times.The oldest settlement in its vicinity was of the Roman Andautonia. Major attractions here are in the downtown Zagreb and can be divided into two main parts - Upper Town (Gornji Grad) and Lower Town (Donji Grad). The Upper Town is home to Zagreb's Cathedral and parliament building whereas Lower Town is more modern and is known for world-class museums and the Croatian National Theater.Gornji Grad and the Church of St. Mark's
With cobblestone streets and red tiled roofs of the buildings, the Upper Town is a great place to begin with your tour. Located in the Upper Town are several cathedrals, churches, famous stone gate, Kaptol square, and the Dolac fruit and vegetable market. However the most remarkable of all is St. Mark's Church and can be noticed easily due to its brightly colored tile roof with coats of arms of Croatia, Dalmatia, Slavonia, and Zarbeg City.Zagreb Cathedral and Treasury (Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
Formerly destroyed by the Tartars, the present cathedral was constructed during 13th century and is quite famous for its two beautifully decorated spires. Renovation from time-to-time has brought a lot of change in the structure. During your visit make sure to visit the cathedral's treasury which is home to several fine garments, religious work, and other sacred objects.The Croatian National Theater
The Croatian National Theater was constructed by Hermann Helmer and Ferdinand Fellner (Viennese architects) in the year 1895. Located in the Donji Grad (Lower Town), the theater was opened by Franz Joseph I (Austro-Hungarian Emperor) in the year 1894. This yellow color structure is built in the Neo-Baroque and Rococo architecture. It has two small domes at the front and one large dome at back. The interior of the theater is impressive and has artworks by Vlaho Bukovac and Ivan Mestrovic's the Well of Life.