Posts Tagged ‘history’
Barbershops, beard

A Fistful of Beard – an Exhibition of Historic Barbershops in Zagreb

When someone gets really lucky, or has set himself up with a great deal, we say they’ve grabbed a fistful of beard, alluding to the stroking motion of content one does on his facial hair. The saying dates back to pre-chri...


Road to Eternity – Death in Croatian Art Through 20th Century at Klovicevi Dvori Gallery

It’s not a theme people like to think about, but Death, as a concept, has been an infinite well of inspiration for artists throughout the ages. It is often juxtaposed to Life, which exists in negative space of depictions ...



From Duels to Twitter Wars – Settling Political Differences in Zagreb 100 Years Ago

With the political campaigns for the upcoming parliament elections reaching their peak (the elections are on September 11th), the politicians’ squabbles, smear campaigns, news commentaries against and for certain candidat...


Maksimir Zagreb park

Maksimir – The first public park in southeastern Europe

Have you ever visited Park Maksimir? If you haven’t you better do that quickly, because this green oasis located in the middle of the Croatian capital offers all in one – relaxation, history, culture, activities for...



Pluto – the Only Dog With a Memorial in Zagreb

Like all cities with a long heritage, Zagreb is filled with monuments, statues, plaques and other representations and reminders of men and women who helped shape its history. There are statues of animals, sure, mostly horses an...


Zagreb is a City for…Long Walks through Nature and Architecture

Sometimes you just need to take a long walk to clear your mind, take a break from everything and enjoy a peaceful stroll through a nice scenery. Maybe you’re looking for something offbeat to discover while spending time s...



Photo Gallery: The Courtyards Event in the Old Town

The Courtyards have once again proven their popularity among the locals and tourist in the past eight days. The charming historical gardens, yards and atriums of the Old Town were packed each night, echoing with music and conve...


Concerts at Zagreb’s Hidden Courtyards on Wednesday, July 20th

The Courtyards are an event held in the hidden historical courtyards of the old town, most of which are not opened to public rest of the year. It takes place in between July 15th and 24th, with free events and concerts being he...