Zagreb has developed from two medieval settlements on neighboring hills and is divided into an upper and a lower town. The most famous sight in Zagreb is also likely to be the symbol of the city: the Zagreb Cathedral. The two towers of the city extend 105 meters into the sky and are clearly visible from a distance. Zagreb is divided into the Upper Town Gornji Grad and Lower Town Donji Grad. In the upper town attractions such as St. Mark's Church from the 13th Century or the stone gate also from the 13th Century which used to be the town's fortifications. In the lower town there are many cultural attractions, such as various museums. The National Theatre of the Belle Epoque and the legendary, now renovated Esplanade Hotel, which was built in 1925 specifically for the guests of the Orient Express. Politicians, writers, actors, musicians descended here. Alternative: Winter description
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