Make your way to Ban Jelačić Square, a favorite meeting point for Zagreb locals where you’ll join a guide and group for a 10am departure.
Hear stories about Zagreb’s fascinating history as you make your way from the square to Lotrscak Tower, a fortification that helped protect the Gradec town since the 13th century, then see Croatian art at the Klovicevi Dvori Gallery. Join a bustling crowd to walk the Strossmayer Promenade, and explore the “Stone Gate,” a city entrance that’s been transformed into a shrine to the Virgin Mary.
Continue down “Bloody Bridge” street, learning about the years of conflict that earned the narrow back road its nickname, and make your way back to Ban Jelačić Square to finish the tour. From there, you can make your own way to the Museum of Broken Relationships, where a collection of personal mementoes, letters, and artifacts tell the stories of troubled love affairs and family relationships.