Features of Interest
Did you know?
- Zagreb County received the famous guests back in time when we did not know the word celebrity. Charlie Chaplin in 1932 on the way from Vienna to Trieste stopped at the inn Villa Horvat, at the center of the village of Plešivica. He spent the night there, ate chicken in a sauce and drank local wine. And the dancer Isadora Duncan was a guest of the Plešivica board, extinguished at the beginning of the second world war.
- Composer Ferdo Livadic received the most prominent Illyrians and artists of his time in his castle in Samobor, and in 1846, the famous composer Franz Liszt came to visit him for Zagreb, and they may have played together.
- Marija Gorica on the coat of arms has an elephant, and it is a prehistoric elephant called deinotherium, extinct millions of years ago. The fossil remains of the ancestor of today’s elephant were found in the area of this small municipality in the early 20th century.
- Cret in the vicinity of Zaprešić is one of only a few locations in Croatia where round-leafed dew, a rare and valuable carnivorous plant, thrives.