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Zagreb - the vibrant capital city of Croatia - is located towards the northwestern part of the country and is home to over a million residents. The city stretches for over 30 kilometres east-west and over 20 kilometres north-south, covering a massive la...more

Zagreb, Croatia

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People visiting Croatia, do visit this beautiful mosque in Zagreb. You can take tram from the centre to this area. You'll have to walk 5 mins.

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Zagreb - the vibrant capital city of Croatia - is located towards the northwestern part of the country and is home to over a million residents. The city stretches for over 30 kilometres east-west and over 20 kilometres north-south, covering a massive land area of around 650 square kilometres. It is divided into 17 city districts.

The history of Zagreb dates way back to the Roman period when the first mentions of the name "Zagreb" are recorded in 1094, with name is believed to translate to "beyond the hill." The modern city of Zagreb was declared the capital of Croatia only in 1945 and is presently a global and cosmopolitan city. Visitors to the city will also witness a lot of medieval architecture and buildings similar to those at some of the cities such as Vienna, Budapest and Prague.

Zagreb is a frequented tourist destination by travellers to Croatia and is famed for its high quality of life in the city as well as its many attractions and sight-seeing opportunities. Some of the main attractions in the city include numerous museums such as the Mimara Museum, Archaeological Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art and Croatian Museum of Naïve Art. Zagreb is also home to a couple of scenic lakes - Jarun and Bundek - which are also very popular tourist spots in the city.

Nearby Airports

The main airport of Zagreb is the Zagreb International Airport - also commonly referred to as Pleso Airport. It is the main airport of Croatia and serves numerous airlines and millions of passengers every year. It is located a few kilometres away from the Zagreb Central Station.

Halal Restaurants

There are quite a few Halal restaurants in Zagreb, including a few Halal-certified restaurants. Some of the Halal-certified restaurants in Zagreb include the Tiara Restaurant and Les Ponts Restaurant which both serve an enticing range of Halal dishes. It is also possible to opt for vegetarian cuisine at other restaurants but it is recommended that you enquire with restaurant owners about how food is prepared prior to dining.

Mosques

With Muslims comprising about 1.5% of the population in Croatia, quite a number of mosques in Zagreb will be available across the city. Zagreb is also home to one of the largest mosques in Europe – the Zagreb Mosque – which is the largest mosque in the country and was built in 1987.

Things to Do and See in Zagreb

  • Croatian Museum of Naive Art  
  • Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
  • Tkalciceva   
  • Karting Arena Zagreb  
  • Mirogoj Cemetery  
  • Skydiving Croatia  
  • Maksimir Park (Maksimirirski perivoj)
  • Zrinjevac  
  • Arts and Crafts Museum
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