Zagreb
Crotia
By Brandy Simpson

Lying at the crossroads of Western Europe and Eastern Europe, Zagreb is the cultural center and capital of Croatia. As an impressive economic and industrial power, Zagreb offers old world charm in a modern metropolitan setting. From festivals to museums to shopping, there is no end to what you can experience in Zagreb!

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A true crossroads of culture, Zagreb is home to a number of immaculate museums that encapsulate the international feel of the city. It is notable to mention that Zagreb has more museums per square foot than any other city in the world. The Mimara Museum is a must-see while visiting the city. This museum features a collection of over 3,700 different masterpieces and showcases exhibits from artists such as Caravaggio, Giorgione, Raffaello, Ruisdael, Van Dyck, and many more. Originally serving as a 19th century gymnasium, the building of the museum itself is a sight to see. 

For more modern exhibits, the Museum of Contemporary Art is another must-see in Zagreb. Established in 1954, this museum is the largest in the entire country. With over 12,000 works of art, here you can see masterpieces by Julije Knifer, Julio Le Parc, and Otto Piene.

For a better feel of Croatian culture, there are a number of museums solely featuring Croatian innovations and artists. Built in 1907, the Museum of the City of Zagreb is the perfect place to start!  This museum details the entire political, economic, and artistic history of the city, dating back to the time of the Roman Empire. To see the industrial history of Zagreb, a visit to the Arts and Crafts Museum in Marshal Tito Square is in order. The Arts and Crafts Museum is home to over 160,000 exhibits highlighting the strong industrial tradition of both Zagreb and Croatia as a whole.

WhatsCheaper.com suggests that the more outdoorsy tourist should be sure to stop by the Zagreb Botanical Gardens. These pristine gardens offer a bit of peace and quiet for a break away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The Zagreb Botanical Gardens are free to the public and have recently experienced a renovation in 2004. 

WhatsCheaper.com suggests ending your trip to Zagreb with an entertaining night on the town! Visit Kino Europa for a mix of old arthouse cinema and sleek, modern café-grapperia. With over 30 types of Croatian grappas and liqueurs to choose from, you won't be disappointed!

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MUST SEE IN Zagreb LIST:

  • 1. Croatian National Theatre
  • 2. Mimara Museum
  • 3. Art Pavilion
  • 4. Zagreb Botanical Gardens
  • 5. Zagreb Municipal Museum
  • 6. Croatian History Museum
  • 7. Zagreb Zoo
  • 8. Mirogoj Cemetery
  • 9. St. Mark's Church
  • 10. Park Zrinjevac

Zagreb EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Snow Queen Trophy - January
  • 2. International Documentary Film Festival - February
  • 3. Zagreb Auto Show - March
  • 4. St. Mark Festival - April/May
  • 5. Dance Week Festival - May
  • 6. Vipinmusic Festival - June
  • 7. International Folklore Festival - July
  • 8. International Puppet Festival - August
  • 9. Zagreb Theatre Festival - September
  • 10. Zagreb Autumn Fair - September

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Sheraton Zagreb
Kneza Borne 2 Zagreb,10000 Croatia
By AE Hopwood

An easy 20-minute drive from Pleso Airport, the sleek and well-equipped Sheraton Zagreb Hotel is splendidly placed for the business traveler and tourist alike.  Centrally located in the White City, it lies within approximately one kilometer/half a mile from many prominent corporate offices and top attractions, including the Zagreb Museum, Old Town area, Opera House and several parks.

There are many styles of comfortable and spacious rooms to choose from at the Sheraton Zagreb Hotel, each designed with features to meet your individual travel needs.  From executive level rooms to suites, oversized to connecting rooms, luxuries such as kitchenettes, printers, copiers and faxes are available, as well as with such standard amenities as ergonomic desk chairs, 24-hour room service, hairdryers and climate control.  Satellite television and in-room movies will keep you entertained, and complementary high speed internet access is available in all rooms to keep you connected.

At the Sheraton Zagreb Hotel, a barrage of services are at your fingertips.  The hotel boasts a shopping boutique, hair salon, dry cleaning and laundry services, and even a florist.  To help you with advice, bookings, and getting around the area, a travel agency is on site, as well as Fleet Rent a Car, luggage and concierge services.  A business center is available with Microsoft Currency Exchange and high speed internet.  Pamper yourself with a massage and relax in the heated indoor pool, solarium, sauna and steam bath.  Three different restaurants appeal to varied tastes, styles and atmospheres, and the cozy piano bar is perfect for late-night drinks and socializing.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Zagreb
Ulica Grada Vukovara 269a, Zagreb, 10000, Croatia
By B. Lloyd

DoubleTree by Hilton in majestic Zagreb, Croatia is located just 20 minutes from Zagreb Airport. Sitting in the Lower Town Business District, DoubleTree by Hilton is in a great setting for anyone whether traveling for business, pleasure or both. This hotel offers free stay for children eighteen and younger who are sharing an adult’s room. A second room for children is half off the original room cost. Covered and secured parking is available for a small fee. Check in time is at 2 p.m. The public areas of the hotel are non-smoking. So come breathe easy at DoubleTree by Hilton.

With one-hundred and fifty-two rooms you’re sure to find a room or rooms that are perfect for your visit. There are a limited number of smoking rooms available. There are king size accessible rooms, king deluxe rooms, king guest rooms, twin guest rooms and king corner suites with sitting rooms. Each room is equipped with satellite TV on a thirty-seven inch LCD screen, free WI FI, and a clock radio that has MP3 connection. There is a desk in every room along with separate tube and rain shower, an individual air conditioner, room service, coffee maker, hair dryer, mini bar, a safe, an iron and ironing board.

Enjoy fine dining within DoubleTree by Hilton, at the OXBO Urban Bar and Grill that stays open until 11 pm.  Keep fit while delighting in the panoramic view from the fitness center. Or visit the indoor pool, whirl pool or sauna. Get a massage or choose from an array of beauty treatments. There is chic ball room, business meeting rooms that can hold up to 300 people and a 24 hour business center with a complimentary printing service. Event planning and catering services are available upon request. With Foreign Currency Exchange and an ATM inside of the hotel you won’t have to go far to access you funds.

Communicate with ease with a multi-lingual staff, visit the tour desk or Concierge desk for any questions or to rent a bicycle. Check out time is 12 p.m.  Lastly there are over 20 accessible features available in accessible rooms. Book your stay now by clicking this link with WhatsCheaper.com (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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Four Points by Sheraton Panorama Zagreb
Trg Kresimira Cosica 9, Zagreb, Croatia
By Melissa Dallago

The beautiful Four Points rises above the thriving downtown of Zagreb, Croatia.  Whether you have come for business or a vacation getaway, the Four Points is located within easy reach of many of the beautiful landmarks of Croatia.  For historians, the Zagreb Museum and The Cathedral are only 1.2 miles away.  The local Dolac Open Market and Tkalciceva Street are 0.6 of a mile away for the shopping enthusiast, and for the art loves the Museum of Contemporary Art is 3.1 miles away.

Upon your arrival at the Four Points you will be greeted by an onsite concierge service there to answer any of your questions.  There is also a currency exchange and a cash ATM machine.  A self-parking option is included at the hotel for a daily fee.  Check is at 2 p.m.  The Four Points has recently introduced their Simple Pleasures program that will meet all of your travel needs and also cater to your personal tastes, including providing a desert before bed or the drink of your choice.  

The Four Points has beautifully appointed rooms that provide either views of downtown Zagreb or the distant mountains.  The rooms include televisions with both satellite and cable.  High speed internet access is also included at no charge.  For those on business, a data port and direct dialing line is also provided, along with the on-site business services.  The rooms include a mini bar and coffee maker, and room service is always available to provide you with your in-room meals.  

A casino is housed in the hotel for those who wish to try their luck.  The Four Points also has a restaurant, the Sestine, that serves food with an international flair and the Lobby Bar provides beverages to quench your thirst.  Both the restaurant and bar close at 11 p.m.

At the conclusion of your stay at the beautiful Four Points you will have experienced the beauty and timeless history of Croatia, and will have made many lasting memories to cherish for the years to come.  Click the link to schedule your reservation with the Four Points (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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Westin Zagreb
Krsnjavoga 1 Zagreb, 10000 Croatia
By Kathryn Duggan

The Westin Zagreb is surrounded by local attractions such as the Zagreb International Fair, countless museums including the Mimara Museum, and The National Theatre House.  Medvedgrad Castle is only a short distance away and hiking on nearby Medvednica Mountain is a great way to see the city from great heights. The Zagreb Airport, located only 10.6 miles away, as well as railway and bus stations within walking distance provide for easy transportation to and from the hotel. The hotel also provides the option for parking facilities to accommodate those using their own means of transportation. The check in time is 2 p.m.

The Westin Zagreb provides many room options such as suites, connecting rooms, city view rooms, and guest office rooms. All rooms include the signature Westin Heavenly Bed and the option of in-room spa treatment. Every room has a desk, in-room safe, mini bar and coffee maker. The TV's are equipped with cable, in-room movies, and satellite channels. The hotel also provides complimentary high speed internet access in all guest rooms.

The dining services extend beyond 24 hour room service and the mini fridge to the hotels restaurants and lounges. Early risers can stop by Cafe Rendez-Vous for a snack open from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Kaptol Restaurant open every day serves a variety of regional and international food. Guests traveling on business are recommended to visit the hotel's Diana Bar Lounge and Terrace for cocktails and snacks. The Westin Zagreb features a fitness center including a cycling room, heated indoor pool, and a sauna. A business center is available as well to those traveling for work.  Families staying at the Westin Zagreb have the option of the Westin Kids Club or parents can use the Childcare Service provided.

The checkout time is 12 p.m. The Westin Zagreb provides 24-hour front desk and concierge service to help make the guests stay as comfortable as possible. Laundry services and luggage storage are among many of the amenities available at the hotel. WhatsCheaper.com can assist you with booking your stay at the Westin Zagreb here (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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