5. Beautiful and Mysterious Visoka Street
I'm sometimes not really sure whether it makes sense at all to write about a single street or building. This post was popular enough to prove it can be interesting. Maybe it's because this street is known of occurrences such as:
"I hardly closed my eyes when I heard a loud clunking noise coming from my library, as if something fell. I thought it was the drawing board I had used earlier that day. And then, I heard something again, it was in the salon, the armchairs moved. I clearly heard the armchairs sliding on the carpet and then on the parquet floors. I heard the footsteps in the library and listened to someone opening the big old chest full of documents..." Read the whole post...
4. Alternative Guide to Christmas Holidays in Zagreb
|Photo: Jasmina i lutkice|
If you love holiday season, Zagreb is the place to be. This Christmastide was super successful as Zagreb was pronounced the best Christmas market by European Destinations. This post focuses on under-the-radar events.
3. 500 Reasons to Visit Mount Medvednica
"If you're visiting mount Medvednica, try to find the 500 steps. The experience is going to remain carved into your memory, and maybe even into your heart, just like in my case. It certainly helped me realise that a person's life goal doesn't need to be world-altering. It doesn't need to make a huge and obvious difference. But if you hear whispers in your head telling you to follow a goal, any goal... work hard to get there and you're bound to leave a touch of magic in this world. "
Read the entire post about Mr. Horvat's strange quest.
2. Zagreb Tunnels
"Despite all of these intriguing events and stories, the locals keep forgetting there is a huge tunnel under their hometown. And now, the city authorities have finally decided to open it up for public. It is being turned into a tourist attraction. But don't be mislead, they're not going to let us see all of it. Even if a part of the tunnel is open, there are still more secrets buried under this city, patiently awaiting to get unlocked."
This blog post has been pretty popular this year. It's probably because everyone wants to enter the Zagreb underworld. I guess the city authorities should make it their New Year's resolution to finally open up the tunnels for public, as they had already announced.
1. Top 10 Little Known Free Things to Do in Zagreb
Sculpture gardens, strange quests, stargazing,... there are so many fun things to do for free in my hometown. I hope this list inspires some of you to stray off the beaten path and explore this city to the fullest.
Come back next year for more secret Zagreb articles! In the meantime, if you like stories like these, make sure to join one of the Secret Zagreb tours when you visit Zagreb.