SUBJECT: ZAGREB, CROATIA
Welcome to one of the most beautiful cities in Central Europe, Zagreb! Although located in a country plagued by war, it offers safety, a strong history, and many tourism destinations. It is considered to be “the focal point of culture and science, and now of commerce and industry as well” in Croatia.
Originally a “suburb of the ancient Roman town of Andautonia”, the Mongols invaded it in 1242. It became an important city of Croatia and Slovenia, which at the present time were provinces of Hungary, in the later part of the 13th century. In the 19th century, when Croatia was fighting for independence, Zagreb became an integral part of the nationalist movement. It became the capital of the Croatian Republic of Yugoslavia in 1945. When, in 1992, Croatia became and independent state, Zagreb remained as the capital.
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Zagreb has three major regions. The Upper Town, Gornji grad, is over ...