The Black and White Zagreb walking tour offers travelers a journey through Zagreb's past, including its glamorous and turbulent times. This tour explores the social, urban, and political changes that Zagreb has experienced, with your guide using a photobook to showcase moving, shocking, and thought-provoking images. The tour begins in Jelačić square, where you will learn about the political history of Croatia. You will also visit the location of the Jewish synagogue, which was destroyed in World War II. The guide will discuss the Ustashe regime and the anti-fascist resistance movement led by Josip Broz Tito.
The tour follows the Green Horseshoe, a U-shaped system of city squares with parks, before heading to the Central Railway Station. Here, you'll learn about the historic luxury hotel, the Esplanade, which was built in 1925 to provide accommodation for passengers of the Orient Express train. The tour then heads north towards the Republic of Croatia square, passing by the oldest high-rise in Zagreb and the famous Korzo coffee house. The tour concludes by going underground through the Grič tunnel, which was built during World War II to serve as a bomb shelter.
Throughout the tour, you will learn about the social life of the people of Zagreb and how they entertained themselves. The tour offers a detailed look at Zagreb's history, from its glamorous past to its dark moments. The guide will explain the reasons behind the changing names of different squares and discuss the dissatisfaction of the Croatian people with the way their country was ruled. Our Black and White Zagreb walking tour provides a unique insight into the history of Zagreb, showcasing both its good and bad moments. Book now!
Duration: 2 hours Available on request
Meeting point: Model of the city, corner of Jelačić square
Please note: this tour is temporarily NOT OPERATING until further notice!
Departure time can be arranged according to your preferences.