Can you feel this melancholic vibe? This is Zagreb.
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Zagreb has its share of mysteries, it's underground being the most secretive mystery of all. There are tunnels beneath the old city. Many locals call them catacombs.
Don't worry, they're not catacombs. The catacombs are well hidden under the Zagreb cathedral, and they only get opened when the angel of death comes for an archbishop.
Read about the tunnels beneath the city in this blog post.
Zagreb is still not that tainted with Halloween craze which successfully crossed (back) the Atlantic and took over the last days of October in Europe. But you can certainly find Halloween-themed parties and a significant number of costumed people all over the city on that particular evening...
One curious fact about Zagreb is that this little city hides so many secrets from its residents. Maybe we're just a lazy bunch, but trust me, many Zagrebers don't even know where a 10-minute-walk from the main city square can lead you. For instance, it can lead you to the old deserted St George's cemetery...
Zagreb is unique for many things, and one of them is not really native to Croatian lands. It’s the significant Etruscan collection displayed at the Archaeological Museum. The collection actually consists of one single object - the linen book of Zagreb. How did it get here? Find out in this post.
The story of the Brestovac sanatorium started more than a century ago in the very center of Zagreb, and it ended on the mountain that rises above the city. It’s a true tale of love, success, philanthropy, war… and death. Ghastly events that actually took place there make a fine fit for the rumors that the sanatorium ground is haunted. Read on, and you too will wonder if there's more to these rumors.