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Going Back in Time to The 1880 Zagreb Earthquake

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February the 20th, 2024 – The March 2020 earthquake in Zagreb was awful enough for those of us who experienced ...

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Debauchery & Discretion – A History of Zagreb Brothels

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February the 18th, 2024 – Did you know that back in the late 19th and early 20th century, Zagreb was ...

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Born Guilty – The History of Zagreb Witch Trials

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February the 16th, 2024 – Did you know that women accused of witchcraft in Zagreb weren’t tried by Church superiors, ...

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Gornjogradske Coprnice: Zagreb’s Witch Tours

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Croatia’s answer to the Salem witch trials, the 17th-century witch hysteria had also made its way to the Zagreb upper ...


Best Zagreb Mayor By Historians: Historians Shouldn’t Rate, But Većeslav Holjevac Takes Lead

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With the local elections happening in Croatia this Sunday, just as every year, 2021 is no exception, with all eyes ...

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Zagreb Museum of Contemporary Art Exhibition on Former Zagreb Mayor Većeslav Holjevac

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Apart from the horror of the pandemic and earthquakes, 2020 was the 50th anniversary of the death of Većeslav Holjevac ...

VIDEOS: Take a Trip Back in Time to Zagreb 1929-1930

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June the 3rd, 2019 – For many years, Zagreb was all but bypassed by tourists who knew of Croatia only ...

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What Did Zagreb Look Like on 18th and 19th Century Maps?

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An unexpected view of the history of the area that has now become part of Zagreb

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Zagreb in History: Temporary Zoo on Jelačić Square

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The beloved zoo had a summer vacation in the city centre back in 1928


Zagreb in History: Our Lady of the Stone Gate

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Do you know why the City of Zagreb Day is celebrated on 31 May?

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