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Mislav Trtanj: Zagreb

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Mislav Trtanj: Zagreb

  1. 1. ZAGREB<br />Arena Zagreb<br />Stadium Maksimir<br /> The crest Zagreb<br />the statue of count Josip Jelacic<br />
  2. 2. Capital<br />- Zagreb is the capital of Croatia<br />- it is the most populated city in Croatia, with about 800 000 inhabitants<br />- on St. Mark’s Square you can find the Croatian Parliament<br />- Zagreb is the center of Croatia, in Zagreb <br /> you can find many people form Croatia,<br /> Bosnia and Herzegovina<br />Markov square<br />
  3. 3. Sport<br />SOCCER<br />- Dinamo Zagreb is the best soccer club in Croatia, the mascot of Dinamo is a pit bull. Dinamo is also famous for their violent fans BAD BLUE BOYS.<br /> The crest of Dinamo<br />Pit bull<br />Bad blue boys<br />
  4. 4. ARENA ZAGREB <br />- Zagreb has Arena Zagreb. Arenawasbuilt for handball, but it can also be a concert arena<br />Arena Zagreb<br />
  5. 5. MAKSIMIR<br />- Dinamo stadium is Maksimir<br /><ul><li>except for matches of the Croatian national team, the stadium is a place where you can go to concerts and other types of events</li></ul> WAR<br />- at Maksimir on May 13, 1990 there was a fight between fans of Red Star and the fans of Dinamo , it was the unofficial start of the war between Serbia and Croatia, while the real war began 11 months later<br />The Maksimir stadium <br />fight between fans<br />
  6. 6. ICE HOKEY<br />- in Zagreb we have an ice hokey club called Medvescak, and it’s the only ice hokey club in Croatia, but Medvescak plays with Slovenian clubs <br />The crest of Medvescak<br /> Medvescak players<br />
  7. 7. History of Zagreb<br />THE NAME<br />- the origin of the name of famous legend tells, where the old ancient count, tired and thirsty, ordered a girl called Manda to bring water from the spring. He said: "Manda, sweetheart, scoop<br />(scoop-croatian- zagrabi)!„<br />CROATIAN KNIGHT<br />
  8. 8. KRVAVI MOST (The Bloody Bridge)<br />- this interesting name of the street comes <br />from the events that happened on this place<br />- during the medieval conflict of Kaptol and Gradec , people were fighting about a well on that street and a lot of blood was shed ( it is a street, not a bridge, but today it is called The Bloody Bridge).<br />The Bloody Bridge today<br />Gradec and Kaptol in medieval times<br />Gradec today<br />Kaptol today<br />
  9. 9. Interesting places to visit<br />ZAGREB CATHEDRAL<br />- the building started 1093 ( 11th century)<br />- in 1242 the Cathedral was destroyed by the Tartas, but in the 15th century the building started again, but this time the Ottomans were using Cathedral for military purposes<br />- in 1880 there was an earthquake that destroyed a big part of the Cathedral <br />-The Cathedral is illustrating the1000 kuna bill<br />Cathedral today<br />Cathedral pre-earthquake in 1880<br />
  10. 10. Square of count Josip Jelacic<br />- there is a statue of count Josip Jelacic, first placed on the square in 1866 ( but it was made in 1880), he looked north towards Hungary (when Croatia was at war with Hungary). Now he is facing south.<br />- in 1947 the statue was removed, and in 1990 it was returned to the square. From 1947 to 1990 the square was called the Republic Square.<br />Ban Josip Jelacic Squaretoday<br />Ban Josip Jelacic Square in 1886<br />
  11. 11. The ZOO<br />- it is close to the Maksimir Stadium<br />- it is one of the three ZOOs in Croatia<br />- it is the oldest ZOO in southeast Europe<br />- Zagreb Zoo was founded by Mijo Filipovic on 27thof June 1925 <br />- on opening day there were only 3 foxes and 3 owls.<br />sea lions in Zagreb ZOO<br />The ZOO entrance <br />map of Zagreb ZOO<br />

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