Zagreb is an old Central European city.
For centuries it has been a focal point of culture and science, and now of commerce and industry as well.
It lies on the intersection of important routes between the Adriatic coast, Central and East Europe.
Zagreb is also the hub of the business, academic, cultural, artistic and sporting worlds in Croatia.
Many famed scientists, artists and athletes come from the city, or work in it.
Zagreb can offer its visitors the Baroque atmosphere of the Upper Town, picturesque open-air markets, diverse shopping facili¬ties, an abundant selection of crafts and a choice vernacular cuisine.
Zagreb is a city of green parks and walks, with many places to visit in the beautiful surroundings.
The city has entered into the third millennium with a population of one million. In spite of the rapid development of the economy and transportation, it has retained its charm, and a relaxed feeling that makes it a genuinely human city.