Zagreb is the capital of Croatia and home to approximately one million inhabitants.
The ballpoint pen was invented in Zagreb by Slavoljub Penkala and the neck tie is credited ad being invented there during the Thirty Year War.
Zagreb Airport (ZAG), the hub for national carrier Croatia Airlines, handles approximately two million passengers each year. After Croatia Airlines, the most frequent fliers to the airport are SAS-Scandinavian Airlines, Lufthansa, and Austrian Airlines.
Visitors should consider purchasing a Zagreb Card. The card, which is valid for 72 hours, costs 90 Kuna and gives cardholders unlimited travel on the public transportations as well as discounts at museums, restaurants, and shops.
It is difficult to envisage visiting a cemetery while on vacation, but the Mirogoj Cemetery is a unique display of first-rate artwork.
The Cathedral of Zagreb is an immense Church that is definitely worth a look for its architectural prowess and panoramic views of the city.