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Can't live without travels! Wherever she goes she always looks for alternative spots or street art. A huge fan of Central Europe and off the beaten path places and a living proof that you can balance full time job and extensive travel!

Zagreb street art in pictures

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After seeing how great the street art scene is in Ljubljana or Belgrade I had big hopes for Zagreb street art as well. But to my big disappointment I wasn’t attacked from each corner by great murals, stickers or paintings, there were only some random tags and these were pretty hidden too. I was slowly realizing my defeat when I ended up close to the train station, at Kneza Branimira street, and suddenly it was like a street art paradise. The long wall – maybe half a kilometer long – is all covered in various murals seething with creativity. Some of them are exceptional, other are just decent but altogether they make a wonderful gallery that every street art lover will surely appreciate!

Zagreb street art and the Museum of Street Art

But the wall along Kneza Branimira street isn’t the only hub of Zagreb street art. The capital of Croatia is where the Museum of Street Art can be found. It has few locations spread all over the city – in the neighborhood of Dugave and Siget as well as inside the abandoned military hospital at Valaska 87. However the wall connecting train and bus station was the first one in this project and around 80 street art artists were invited to create their work there. The project got a great positive response from the locals that claimed the street art makes their everyday walks more enjoyable hence the Museum of Street Art continued their works in different locations.

Unfortunately I didn’t have enough time to check all the places where the Zagreb street art can be seen. But I definitely can recommend Kneza Branimira street and Medica – a former medical factory, now a squat and the core of alternative culture in the city. Here are some pics of my best street art finds in Zagreb.

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Do you like street art? What is your favorite street art city? Would you like to visit Zagreb?


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  1. Great pics as always! :)
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  2. Andrea
    17:18 08/01/2015

    I loved your photos! You’ve done a great research of street art in Zagreb! Thanks

  3. Nie pamiętałam tego postu! Źle, bardzo źle. Super okazy!

  4. Ach ta sztuka uliczna – robi wrażenie.
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  5. Nice pictures and some nice street art there! maybe you know the artists who painted that?

    • kami
      08:29 23/02/2016

      thanks. Unfortunately I don’t know any names and can’t really find them online :(

    • Giedrius, I know some of the artists (names, I mean, not know them personall :) ), so if you tell me which are interesting you the most, maybe I can help you!

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