At the start of the 20th century Zagreb’s metropolitan church finally gets its current appearance with two slender towers, a high roof, new columns in the tabernacle and a new altar, and it is these days getting a new modern lighting design, “signed” by world famous lighting expert Youri Agabekov who lit the Vatican and the Louvre in Paris.
To experience Zagreb’s lively café life, you need to go to the row of cafés in Jelačića Square. One of the most popular streets in Zagreb, particularly with the young, is the Tkalčićeva ulica which is full of restaurants, bars, clubs and charming cafés.
Zagreb Contemporary Art Museum contains several collections – paintings, sculptures, drawings, graphics, posters, photography, film and video and the media art collection. The museum is also in charge of the Richter collection, numbering 182 works of art, the Josip Seissl collection, numbering 1,258, the Benko Horvat collection with 611, the Toše Dabac archive numbering 200,000 items and the Ivan Kožarić collection with 6,000 items.The overall size of the museum is 14,500 square meters, 3,500 of which is intended for the permanent exhibition, 1,500 for temporary exhibitions and 700 for exhibitions on the roof. The museum features a multimedia hall, library, pedagogical hall, museum store with book-store, cafe, restaurant, suites for visiting artists and curators and a 725 square meter lobby.