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Walking tour of Zagreb Upper Town (Gornji Grad), Gradec and Kaptol

January 20, 2016 6 comments

Walking tour of Zagreb Upper Town (Gornji Grad)

Gradec and Kaptol

See also: FAM (Familiarization) tour of Croatia

Map of Zagreb Upper Town (Gronji Grad)

Map of Zagreb Upper Town (Gronji Grad) (Source: Google Map) (Click to enlarge)

Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, is divided into two parts the Lower Town and the Upper Town (Gronji Grad). The upper town consists of old Zagreb while the lower town consists of new Zagreb.

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Zagreb Cathedral, Kaptol, Zagreb

September 24, 2014 Leave a comment

Zagreb Cathedral, Kaptol, Zagreb

Cathedral of the Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary

See also: FAM (Familiarization) tour of Croatia

Different views of Zagreb Cathedral, Kaptol, Zagreb

Different views of Zagreb Cathedral, Kaptol, Zagreb

Once the city of Zagreb consisted of a twin settlement spread across two neighboring hills. The larger western section was known as Gradec (Gornji Grad) and was mainly inhabited by farmers and merchants. The smaller eastern section was known as the Kaptol and housed the Zagreb Cathedral and was inhabited by the priests and clergy men.

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