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Meet 9 Croatian inventors, scientists and explorers for a coffee

Start time
10.00 am
Meeting point
Amélie, Vlaška ul. 6
Return location
Ban Jelacic square
// Meet 9 genius minds who changed the world
// See all the popular city sights
// Enjoy a cup of coffee and snack at our meeting point
// Have a ride with one of the shortest funiculars in the world

About the Sit and Meet tour

This 2-hour walking tour is a unique walking tour through Croatian history, telling the stories of exceptional men and women who influenced with their ingenuity. Along with all the popular Zagreb sights, you will meet 9 unique minds whose vision influenced all of humanity, from brave explorers that opened new trading routes across continents, to Leonardo Da Vinci’s competition in inventing parachutes and flying machines. Walking around city centre with our guides, you will see all of the famous sights, and get a glimpse of Croatian ingenuity and courage. This is a tour of the city and the rich history of Croatian achievements and gifts to the world.


Adults (15-99)
226,04 kn / 30 € per person
Youth (7-14)
113,08 kn / 20 € per person
Children (0-6)

Exchange rate: 7,53450 kn

Minimum number of people required for this tour is 5.
Groups over 10
Larger groups are eligible for a discount. Please send us an email at with your group details.

Price includes

  • // 2h guidance by a certified local guide
  • // Coffee & snack at the meeting point
  • // Funicular ticket to the Upper town

On this tour you will meet

The Traveler

A guy who discovered the land route to China, and was the first European to live in service of the Mongolian Khan for 17 years. He brought back knowledge of a different culture along with ice cream, noodles, paper, and fireworks.


Homo Volans

A renaissance man who invented a parachute at the same taime Da Vinci did, along with multiple books on mechanics and technological marvels that made human life easier back then.


The Splitter of Earth

The first person ever to figure out the layers of our planet, along with te discontinuity between them called after him - the Moho layer. He also figured out how to build earthquake-resistant buildings.


The Tamer of Speed

A talented engineer who figured out a way to mesure speed, stops and distance traveled and put it all into a device that precedes the modern age taximeter and tachymeter - it got him a medal at 1889. Exposition Universelle in Paris.


The Universal Mind

A Jesuit priest who supported Coprenicus´ heliocentric system and whose work in mathematics, building static, hydro technics, astronomy, archeology, geodesy, cartography, and meteorology earned him the title of the founder of the Modern Physics.


The Genius

A genius whose works with magnetic fields gave us electricity, satellites, wireless phones, and all kinds of technological miracles. His inventions were stolen by Edison and his name was borrowed by Elon Musk.


The Wizard of Betina Cave

A man often referred to as the Lucifer of Geometry whose work was the grounds for satellite dishes, telescopes that can see other galaxies, and microscopes. A man who met Galileo in the flesh.


The Innovator

An inventor who perfected the mechanical pen created washing powder and built his own airplane when he needed one.


The Basketball Mozart

A kid from Šibenik who led the basketball team that almost beat the NBA Dream Team at the barcelona Olympics and is the best European basketball player of all time.


Self guided sit and meet tour

If you cannot find the right time to join one of our guides, you are welcome to download a tour map and take yourself on a tour, along with an audio recording telling you all of the stories our guides usually tell.

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