Saint Mark’s Church with its uniquely colourful tiled roof is a Zagreb icon and one of the oldest buildings in the city dating from the 13th century.
Saint Mark’s Church is Zagreb’s iconic building. It is one of the oldest buildings in Zagreb dating from the 13th century.
You cannot miss it as its uniquely colourful tiled roof, constructed in 1880, has the medieval coat of arms of Croatia, Dalmatia and Slavonia on the left side, and the emblem of Zagreb on the right.
The Southern portal is richest looking gothic portal in Croatia and consists of 15 sculptures (11 stone gothic sculptures and 4 wooden baroque sculptures) in 11 niches. Sculptures presented Virgin Mary with the Child, Christ, St. Mark and the apostles.
Zagreb guard-changing ceremony is presented outside the church every Saturday and Sunday at noon from late April to October.
How to get to Saint Mark’s Church?
Easily accessible by foot from Zagreb main ban Jelačić square.
For more information go to [Wikipedia] or [Zagreb tourist board]