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Maksimir Park (Maksimirirski perivoj)

Address: Bukovacka, Zagreb, Croatia
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Ranked #5 of 145 things to do in Zagreb
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: This 18th-century, 18 hectare park also houses the city zoo.
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Owner description: This 18th-century, 18 hectare park also houses the city zoo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

great área to walk, run and enjoy nature in the midle of the zabreg city. it was snow and is possible to skate

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I like its green meadows, its deferent sorts of hudge trees, birds singing, a lot of paths and banches near lakes specally during summer season, and also our beautiful ZOO placed in Maksimir Park!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

It was a great visit to Maksimir Park, there was a stunning zoo inside. I didn't know that a tarantula was that big :)

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

It's a huge reason to love Zagreb because it's a really beautiful and peaceful park which is very large and where you can lose track of time while walking. The Pavillion of Echoes is located inside park and definitely a must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I really like Maksimir, and I am so sad because we don't have nice ZOO. Maksimir is amazing for relaxing, walking and driving with bike. I go there with my friend, with bike, and we always try to find something new. There are many little lakes that I adore. The best thing about Maksimir is Vidikovac, you can sit there,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Located by the pride of Zagreb, the stadium of the football club Dinamo, this park is easily accessible. Having visited it during Christmas, we didn't expect to see many passers-by; however, we were in for a surprise. In a short period, the park got lively with locals who adore jogging and taking their kids and pets for a walk in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Maksimi park is great place to visit. You can feel a lot of emotions there if you are with your partner. I engaged my girlfriend there, and I will go there again, because Maksimir is my love place now.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This park has very long history and had been elected one of the most beautiful parks in Austro-Hungarian Empire long ago. Nowadays, inhabitants of Zagreb and its visitors enjoy walks and jogging among several lakes among which it is impossible to hear any of modern city's noise. Kids are amazed by the beauty of exotic animals in the ZOO within... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Maksimir is single handedly the only reason why I like being in Zagreb. It's kind of amazing that a park like this can exist so close to the city center and is so accessible. It's great for running, because you get a little bit of everything: paved paths, trail, gravel, dirt, elevation changes, zig zagging routes. It's really the best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Quiet, relaxing, in dimmer mode at evenings, good for running, riding a bike or just walking a dog. Takes some time to walkthrough huge maksimir wood.

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