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Lotrščak Tower

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August 25, 2019
Sited in the upper town, the tower originally was part of the city’s defenses, and later served as a prison. Nowadays, it houses a gallery and an art shop, and the view from the top is well worth the climb. It fires a cannon everyday at noon.
August 23, 2019
For all those wanting to learn more about Croatian history, Lotrščak Tower is a place to be. Every day at noon, a blast from Grič canon shutters the city, reminding of an era when Turks planned to invade the town. Even if you’re not a history buff, climb the spiral staircase to the top because the…
July 23, 2019
Be there before noon and wait for will chill your blood ;)
April 29, 2019
Lotrščak Tower was built in the middle of the 13th century to protect the south city gate. Today is the best-preserved building within the old city walls and provides a wonderful view of Zagreb and its surroundings. Every day, for over a hundred and ten years, the cannon fire from the top of tower…
April 18, 2019
The Lotrščak Tower -Strossmayerovo šetalište 9 -Issuing the Golden Bull of 1242, Bela IV, the king of Hungary and Croatia, returned the favor to the town of Gradec for providing hospitality and shelter while escaping from the Tatars. By this Bull, the town was proclaimed a royal free city, but at…

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Pie Shop
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9 Tomićeva ul.
Zagreb, 10000
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