What to see in Zagreb free?
Zagreb is a friendly and hospitable city, and wonderful and interesting place to spend long weekends and vacations!
Everyone who comes to Zagreb will find something interesting and exciting for himself.
Zagreb offers its guests a lot of wonderful attractions for FREE or with DISCOUNTS, for little money.
For example, you can visit for free Museum of Senses in Tunnel Gric in the heart of the city.
Free admission to historical cemetery Mirogoj is one of the most beautiful old cemeteries in Europe and one of the most visited sights of Zagreb.
The medieval part of the center of Zagreb is an “open-air” museum.
You can independently walk past the main attractions architectural and historical monuments of the oldest part of Zagreb.
Zagreb is famous for its numerous old and modern parks. All parks in Zagreb are completely free to enter.
The most beautiful park Maksimir in Zagreb is the oldest public park in Eastern Europe.
Parks of Zagreb are particularly beautiful of course in the summer, but in winter the central parks of Zagreb are wonderfully decorated with Christmas decorations and garlands, and it turns them into a Christmas fairy tale.
Not without reason Zagreb for the second year in a row proudly wears the title of “Best European Christmas Destination”.
Museums of Zagreb with free entrance
Many museums in Zagreb have offers for free visits, for example, few people know what,
popular Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb offers free admission to all visitors every first Wednesday of every month.
The Archaeological Museum of Zagreb offers free admission to all visitors every first Sunday of every month.
Technical Museum Nikola Tesla offers free ride on old city tram in 1924, you can plunge into the atmosphere of the urban life of Zagreb in the 19th century.
The free tram departs from the stop on square Trg Dražena Petrovića, next to the museum. It tram trip continues 30 minutes along the streets and squares of the Lower Town of Zagreb / Donji Grad Zagreb
Unique Mushroom Museum of Zagreb is open for free visits from Monday to Friday.
Free of charge you can visit on Thursdays and Sundays from 11:00 to 16:00 Museum-flat Maria Zagorka – the first Croatian professional woman journalist, human rights activist and popular writer. Maria Zagorka lived and worked in Zagreb from 1873 to 1957.
The State Archive of Zagreb opens for free visits from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:00. The archive includes with interesting historical documents. You can worth to examine separately the most beautiful archive`s building and its courtyard. The address of the State Archive of Zagreb Opatička 29
For lovers of naive art, it will be interesting to visit the gallery of Mijo Kovačić which had numerous awards and more than a hundred solo successful exhibitions all over the world. The address of the Gallery of the artist Basarićekova 22. Free entrance to the gallery Mijo Kovačić for visitors from Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 to 15:00
Free entrance is to the gallery-archive of the famous Croatian photographer Tošo Dabac The archive is located in the former studio where the legendary photographer worked on street Ilica 17.
The archive of the photographer Tošo Dabac includes almost 200 000 negatives, 2000 art photos, photo equipment of the photographer, personal library Dabac, a collection of newspaper clippings. During the activities of Tošo Dabac the studio was a famous meeting point for artists and intellectuals of the city. Free entrance to the Tošo Dabac archive for visitors is open on Wednesdays from 12:00 to 16:00 on prior notice. Email address of the curator of the archive firstname.lastname@example.org
Free entrance has a separate exhibition and exposition of the Museum of Zagreb. On the ongoing exhibitions of the museum can be specified on the official website of Museum of Zagreb www.mgz.hr
Free of charge you can visit 8 of the most interesting sights of Zagreb, or get a substantial discount on visiting the main city attractions, restaurants in Zagreb, and even discount on accommodation in some hotels in Zagreb, you can buy a discount card Zagreb Card…
And, of course, if you rented a car to explore Zagreb and the suburbs, you can absolutely free to see the wonderful traditional central Croatian architecture towns – the Samobor town, 20 km from Zagreb, and the Karlovac town, 56 km from Zagreb, with lovely picturesque old streets and squares, and a variety of attractions.
Free to see the “small Plitvice Lakes” of Croatia – the picturesque village of Slunj – leading its history from 1689
with famous small waterfalls of Rastoke and well-preserved water mills, 105 km from Zagreb.
To see the Adriatic Sea, enjoy the noise of its waves and soak up the salty sea air you can walk along the legendary Lungomare embankment of the Opatija city of Croatia, once a popular resort of the Imperial family and the Austro-Hungarian aristocracy. From Zagreb to Opatija it is possible get by the car for 2 hours and return back to Zagreb already in the evening.
Just 34 km from the city of Opatija is the world’s smallest city – the town of Hum of Croatia. The Hum town has 17 inhabitants. Town Hum is included in the Guinness Book of Records and his visit is absolutely free for everybody :)
Have a good holiday in Zagreb!
If you want frugally to see several cities in Europe, we offer one of the cheapest ways of traveling around Europe, for example,
The cost of the bus from Zagreb – Croatia to Slovenia – Ljubljana is 9 euros, the journey time is 2 hours
The cost of the bus from Zagreb – Croatia to Hungary – Budapest is 22.90 euros, the journey time is 5 hours
The cost of the bus from Zagreb – Croatia to Austria-Graz is 28 euros, the journey time is 6 hours
The cost of the bus from Zagreb – Croatia to Italy – Venice – 19 euros, the journey time is 6 hours