Plateau Gradec: Zagreb’s Panoramic Gem

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Plateau Gradec is one of the most popular viewpoints in the city, next to the more popular Strossmayer Promenade. Plateau Gradec is located in the southeast part of the Upper Town (Croatian Gornji grad), just above the Strossmayer promenade and next to the Gallery Klović Palace (Croatian Galerija Klovićevi dvori). From the Plateau Gradec, you have a beautiful view of Kaptol, especially of the Zagreb Cathedral. You can take amazing photos of the cathedral in the late afternoon while the last rays of the sunshine are on the towers. Also, an early morning (while the sun is still below the horizon) is a good time for great photos of the cathedral from the Plateau Gradec.

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