Maksimir Park  Croatia Holiday Maksimir Park poi Croatia Holiday Maksimir Park poi Croatia Holiday Maksimir Park poi Croatia Holiday Maksimir Park poi Croatia Holiday
Holiday in Maksimir Park poi in Croatia

Maksimir Park

Maksimir park is one of the most beautiful and oldest parks in Zagreb that was found 220 years ago! It is the perfect outing for nature lovers. You will spot many beautiful birds in addition to the lush green areas, trees, clouds and the beautiful blue sky. This place is the perfect escape from life stress and routine, it is also perfect for family or friends’ outings. You can go for long walks by the spectacular landscape of the park, you will also be able to run, cycle and even go rowing on boats in the lake. There are also two amazing playgrounds for children.

More about Maksimir park

Maksimir park is considered one of the most beautiful parks in Zagreb according to the elections of the most beautiful urban parks in Europe. It was found in 1787 however it wasn’t open until 1794. Its beautiful landscapes made it a top destination for thousands of tourists every year. The best thing you can do there is to enjoy the special and unique walks and rides in the park, it also perfect for family day outs as it has a zoo with more than 275 animal species like seals, sea lions and piranhas, and the entrance fee to the zoo is very cheap. The park is the best choice for an outdoor outing as it has many tracks, several large meadows and five lakes. The best way to explore the history of this beautiful park is by simply jogging. What is so unique about it is the landscape as it is like an English garden with lawns, alleys and many lakes! Bellevue Pavilion is considered the most photographed structure in Maksimir park that was built in 1843. You will also be able to spot Echo Pavilion and the house that resembles the rustic Swiss cottage.

Highlights

  • You can enter Maksimir park from the north side of the street.
  • The park is open 24 hours and the entrance is for free!
  • The best time to visit Maksimir park is any time except for winter as it will be a bit cold. Also, don’t go on national holidays as it may be a bit crowded.
  • The easiest way to get to Maksimir park is simply by trams 11 and 12 from Trg Bana Jelačića.
  • Did you know that Maksimir Park is the best place for picnics? You can enjoy a picinic there every Saturday starting from May 26th from 10 AM till 5 PM. You can even rent a full picnic basket from there.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • You can enter Maksimir park from the north side of the street.
  • The park is open 24 hours and the entrance is for free!
  • The best time to visit Maksimir park is any time except for winter as it will be a bit cold. Also, don’t go on national holidays as it may be a bit crowded.
  • The easiest way to get to Maksimir park is simply by trams 11 and 12 from Trg Bana Jelačića.
  • Did you know that Maksimir Park is the best place for picnics? You can enjoy a picinic there every Saturday starting from May 26th from 10 AM till 5 PM. You can even rent a full picnic basket from there.