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Bishop’s Garden House

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A small but interesting old house that decorates the panorama of the upper part of Vlaška street is a valuable example of classicist architecture which is extremely important for Zagreb.

Today, surrounded from three sides by a large condo complex called Mali Vatican, the so-called Bishop’s Garden House is much a much older work – nearly one hundred and fifty years old. Zagreb’s Bishop Maximilian Vrhovec (mythical founder of Maksimir park) had it built in 1790 according to a project of the Viennese architect Joseph Reymundo, the then empty land which had not yet been run over once by Vienna street, now by Vlaška road and street. It was a street of craftsmen and Kaptol serfs, future free peasants. The free-standing one-story house adorned with a mansard roof and tile decoration is a well-preserved example of late Baroque and classicist architecture, unique for Zagreb. Along the sides of the facades there were glass greenhouses attached to the Bishop’s garden until 1926.



Atelier Ostrman

One of the more interesting locations in Lopašićeva Street is the art studio of the painter Tomislav Ostrman, Atelier Ostrman, where he exhibits and sells his own pieces and those of his colleagues and friends, alongside organizing small social events in this attractive workshop.

Garderoba Concept Store

With the opening of Ana Ivančić’s Garderoba, Zagreb got its first conceptual showroom for Scandinavian fashion. Garderoba is a carefully thought-out project, a room whose elements have all been designed by brilliant Croatian designers and architects, thus also adding a Croatian brand to the offer.

Slatka priča

The Slatka Priča pastry shop was started in 2013, and is currently in three places – Kranjčevićeva Street, Ivana Brlić Mažuranić Street in Zagreb’s Malešnica neighborhood, and, of course, Martićeva Street (since 2016), more precisely at the busy corner of Martićeva and Smičiklasova.


Mikrofon is a music school started in 2009, located in the charming inner courtyard of 19 Martićeva Street. Its predecessor was the Vocal Studio Maraton vocal workshop from Rijeka, and the school has since then grown from offering single singing lessons to group singing and lessons for children, as well as instrumental music lessons.

Medveščak Library

The Medveščak Library, our neighborhood’s branch of Zagreb City Libraries, encompasses three departments – adult, children’s and youth (also known as “Idi pa Vidi”, or “Come and See”). Besides normal library duties, the library also engages in setting up various exhibitions in its windows, and workshops in the rooms of the youth and children’s departments.