Zrinjevac Park is one of the most romantic places in Zagreb. The park provides a chilled and relaxing spot away from the city’s regular rhythm.
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Zrinjevac Park is a part of Zagreb Lenuci horseshoe. Just south of the central Ban Jelačić Square. It is just a short stroll away.
In the park, you may relive Zagreb’s rich history. The centrepiece of the park is the 19th century Music pavilion which serves as an open-air concert stage surrounded by Zagreb institutions.
It consists of a 19th-century music pavilion, several fountains, 130 years old weather monitoring station and monuments to famous Croatians: Julije Klović, Andrija Medulić, Fran Krsto Frankopan, Nikola Jurišić, Ivan Kukuljević Sakcinski and Ivan Mažuranić.
The park is also home to Zagreb’s first fountain. Designed by Herman Bollé and built-in 1878 the fountain is popularly known as “The Mushroom”.
Especially relevant is that Zrinjevac becomes a popular gathering place for everyone. Because it hosts various art projects, live concerts and events the park is filled with various food and drink booths.
What can you see and do at the Zrinjevac Park?
First of all, relax and take a short break from it all. Take a photo of the romantic Music pavilion.
If there is an event going on enjoy music, drinks, artists and souvenirs. Zrinjevac has become a popular hanging place with people just lying on the grass and enjoying the atmosphere.
Zrinjevac Park is surrounded by Zagreb historic buildings and institutions, such as:
- The Supreme Court of the Republic of Croatia,
- The Zagreb Archaeological Museum,
- The Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Strossmayer Gallery of Old Masters
- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration and
- The Zagreb County Court.
Major Zrinjevac Events
Advent on Zrinjevac is a part of “Advent in Zagreb” programme.
How to find Zrinjevac Park?
Easily accessible on foot from Zagreb ban Jelačić square, just head south around the corner through Praška street.
For more history information go to [Wikipedia].