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King Tomislav Square and Glavni Kolodvor, Zagreb

September 2, 2015 4 comments

King Tomislav Square and Main Station, Zagreb

Trg Kralja Tomislava and Glavni Kolodvor, Zagreb

See also: FAM (Familiarization) tour of Croatia

“A fast approach by plane robs the journey of anticipation; a slow approach by road always begins with the hope of a pleasant trip, and continues with the hope of simply reaching the destination.”

Stones of Silence, George Schaler

Galvni Kolodvor (Main Station), Zagreb, Croatia

Galvni Kolodvor (Main Station), Zagreb, Croatia

I was definitely robed the journey of anticipation as I reached Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, by plane. Had I have travelled by train I would have been welcomed by the grand main station in Zagreb, known as the Glavni Kolodvor.

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A Panoramic Tour of Croatia

August 6, 2014 24 comments

A Panoramic Tour of Croatia

Panoramic photos from Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes and Zadar, Croatia

See also: FAM (Familiarization) tour of Croatia and My collection of Panorama Compilation

Panoramic photography is a technique of photography, using specialized equipment or software, that captures images with elongated fields of view. It is sometimes known as wide format photography. Panorama photos are normally shot by stitching  series of photos with sightly overlapping fields to create a panoramic image.

This post contains a compilation of panoramic photos from Croatia, covering the capital city Zagreb, coastal town of Zadar and  the Plitvice Lakes.

Panoramas from Zagreb

The Capital of Croatia

Glavni Kolodvor (Main Station), Zagreb, Croatia

Glavni Kolodvor (Main Station), Zagreb, Croatia

Glavni Kolodvor, the main railway station of Zagreb was constructed in 1892 by Hungarian architect Ferenc Pfaff. The 186.5 meter long building is decorated with beautiful sculptures and stucco work is located south of King Tomislav Square. Once the luxurious Orient Express passed through this station.

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