Learn more about museums, galleries and other cultural heritage of the Zagreb county.
Zagreb County is proud of its series of museums, galleries and other areas which serve as the cradle for various artistic exhibitions and events of the eminent representatives of Croatian and foreign art. Galleries and museums provide a cultural and historical overview of life in these areas. Natural science, geology, archaeology, ethnography and cultural and [...]
In the first quarter of the 19th ct., in the category of housing structures in the north-west Croatia, by dividing of estates into lots and by sale of larger feudal estates, construction of mostly minor castles and manors arose, large ground-floor or single-story buildings with an estate. The names of manors, still known today, are [...]
On the slopes of mountains Žumberačka gora, Samoborsko gorje and Medvednica (or Zagrebačka gora, as it is called), a number of fortified towns were built through the Middle Ages, from which only ruins have remained today. The breakthrough of Tatars into Croatia in 1241 particularly speeded up the construction of a large number of massively [...]
Since the old times, many respectable gentlemen, high ranking members society of the domestic and foreign nobility, stopped during one of their voyages here in the abundant natural landscape of the County, having found a place for their new home. Silent witnesses of those times, castles and manors, tell many forgotten stories to visitors even [...]
When people gather to express their faith through music, there is only one instrument which can create the original, eternal, spiritual sound – the organ. As the central instrument of religious life in the majority of religious structures, the organ has a special role. The magical sound of organ music always has been and always [...]
For centuries, people have been making pilgrimages to holy places, drenched in a mysterious light, seeking peace and forgiveness within. The proud and defiant bell towers rise high into the sky in both good times and bad times. In difficult periods of history, the church has always been a safe place of salvation. The towers [...]