Ban Josip Jelačić Square, Zagreb

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At Ban Josip Jelačić Square, the most common meeting place in the capital city, watch people coming and going among the newspaper and flower vendors. The square has been the center of the downtown pedestrian zone since the 17th century. Admire the classicist, secessionist, and modernist buildings. See the large equestrian statue of Count Josip Jelacic, who led Croatians into a battle for independence in the 19th century. The statue was removed from the square during the communist period, then returned to its original place in the 1990s. The square is inaccessible by car, but it is the main hub for trams. Using our international travel planner, Zagreb attractions like Ban Josip Jelačić Square can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The square has a beautiful opening, dominated by Jelacic's equestrian statue, and behind it are buildings with a special architecture. In the same square there is a well-lit fountain (Mandusevac) duri...  more »
  • This square is the central and most popular town square. The square has existed since the 17th century as the place of provincial fair and market, named Harmica. In 1848 it was renamed in the honor of...  more »
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