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Little Vatican

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Formerly owned by the Zagreb Archbishopry, today Little Vatican is a monumental cluster of residential apartments.

Practically in the very centre of the ‘Martićeva Zone’, this block is so extensive and branched out that newcomers are rarely aware that it is a single building. Popularly known as ‘Little Vatican’, this three-storey residential and commercial complex with a mezzanine between the Vlaška, Martićeva, Bauerova and Ratkajeva streets is the largest building constructed in interbellum Zagreb. Formerly fully owned by the Zagreb Archbishopry, today Little Vatican is a monumental cluster of residential apartments, with various facilities on the ground-floor, from commercial and catering, such as the popular Divas café, to cultural ones, such as the recently opened 3,14 Gallery. Little Vatican was built gradually from 1926 to 1930 according to the design of architect Hugo Ehrlich, and to this day it impresses passers-by with its imposing appearance. Particularly interesting is the detached garden ‘bishop’s house’ in Vlaška street, whose purpose changed over the last twenty years from a day-care centre to yet another contemporary art gallery. It is worth mentioning that Hugo Ehrlich and his colleague Viktor Kovačić had a joint architectural bureau from 1910 to 1915, through which they exerted a crucial impact on the affirmation of modern architecture in Croatia.



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.