Lower Town or Donji Grad is newer than the Gornji Grad part of the city center of Zagreb.
Donji Grad is a more modern (19th century) part of the centre of the city of Zagreb, and more similar to the historical centers of the capitals of Europe.
Zagreb’s central square – Trg bana Jelasica is located in Upper Town part of Zagreb`s center.
Trg bana Jelasica is a place where many events in Zagreb take place, and it is also one of the most favourite meeting places for the people of the city. Trg bana Jelasica is the epicenter of life n Zagreb.
Ilica street goes directly to Zagreb’s central square — Trg bana Jelasica.
When you go down to Lower City, you get to the central street Ilica. Here, shops of all famous (and not quite so) brands of clothing and shoe wear are located.
Spacious squares, parks with fountains and pavillions, and monumental Classicism buildings make (if you look from above) the letter U, and are called the “green horseshoe” of Zagreb.
Here, there are the Croatian national theatre, Strossmayer Gallery, the Gallery of Modern Art, the Museum of Arts and Crafts, the Archaeological Museum, the Botanic Garden, the State Archive, the Academy of Sciences, and the renowned Mimara Museum — one of the most wonderful art galleries in Europe.
The attention of the visitors and citizens of Zagreb is invariably attracted by the meteorological pole.
The ensemble is made complete by the building of the Main railway station.