Funicular in Zagreb is one of the shortest funicular in the world with a regular timetable. It started operating in 1893, after D.W. Klein began to track the frequency of pedestrian traffic and noticed that it was precisely at that place the highest number of pedestrian climbs to the Upper Town. At first funicular worked on the steam-powered, and later electric.
Today, the funicular consists of two carriages, and its total capacity is 56 passengers. It’s a unique tourist attraction of Zagreb.
Zagreb is the capital of Croatia since 16th century. Today it is a real center of industry, education, economy and cultural life in country. Today the population of Zagreb is approx. 1 million, and the city area is on 641 km2 (247 sq mi). So Zagreb is not only the old center of the city, there is so much more to see...Learn more
If you want to know some country the best way is to get to know it's capital. More and more tourists are visiting Zagreb every year. And you know why? Because Zagreb is proud capital of Croatia since 16th century and first written documents are from 11th century. Because of that long period it has amazing history. With population of 1 million it became a real center of industry, education, economy and cultural life in Croatia, but still has kept it's charm, it's traditions, it's spirit, the city where social life is happening in coffee bars, on the streets and in the parks...Learn more