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From Big Bang to Zagreb

Some 130 000 years ago , 70 km from Zagreb on Hušnjakovo hill lived an early man known as the Neanderthal.
It's been centuries until in1899 material remains were found that revealed the secrets of human beginnings. There are many questions about early humans, how they lived, what did they do? We will certainly find the answers in the Museum of the Neanderthal in Krapina which in a miraculous and interactive way tells us the story of the nenaderthal. From the time of the first human inhabitants of these areas to date, Zagreb was created.
The development of the medieval twin city, eclesiastical Kaptol and craftsman's Gradec, which by the charter of Bela IV became a free royal city as well as their mutual overlap- all this is revealed to us by permanent exhibits of Zagreb City Museum. The legend of the origins of the name says that an old, tired aand thirsty aristocrat passing through what today is Jelačić square and Manduševac fountain, ordered the girl named Manda to bring him water from the spring. ''Mando, fetch me some water!'' This is supposedly how the name Zagreb was created. There were many legends and stories told about Zagreb and most famous of them were told by Marija Jurić Zagorka, first Croatian woman writer and journalist. You surely heard of novels The Witch of Grič and The Daughter of Lotrščak... we will find out more of her stories in Marija's appartment on Dolac market. And so we will walk with pleasure from the incredibly presented Big Bang in The Krapina Museum to the contemporary metropolis.

Price per day/ 280 kn (calculated on the base of 35 students)
The trip will be created according to groups desires and preferences in the period of one to five days with excursions and sightseeings according to preferences of teachers and students. Below are some suggestions for visits and excursions, choose what you are interested in or just add your wishes that will be included in the final programe.
Price includes: accomodation in Youth Hostel Zagreb on the basis of full board for students and two teachers accompanying the group, tour guide service, group hostel card, student insurance, costumed city tour with professional guide, organisation.
Not included; transportation, entrance fees, excursions.

Ticket prices: Zagreb City Museum 15.00kn, Croatian History Museum  5.00kn, Archaeological Museum of Zagreb 10.00kn ( 50.00kn expert guidance, conducting the workshop  70.00kn), the Ethnographic Museum - 10.00kn , creative workshops  15.00kn ( 75.00kn guided tour), Memorial Apartment Marija Juric Zagorka (for the 2012th free 2013. waiting for pricing), Lotrščak-Gric top  15.00, Museum of Contemporary Art 10,00kn , Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb  15.00kn ( 100.00kn guided up to 30 people), Funicular  5.00kn, 15.00kn Maksimir ZOO, Botanical Garden  10.00kn, Medvedgrad 20, 00 kn, ZKM theater or small scene  30.00.

Prices of excursions without transportation: Krapina - Museum Neanderthal 20.00 kn (guided museum and finding 150kn, a group of 25 people, the workshop  30.00 per pupil), Kumrovec - Ethno Village - Memorial "Lijepoj našoj" - Zelenjak 10 00 kn, Stubica-Museum Matthias Gupca 8.00kn,  10.00kn Veliki Tabor, Trakošćan - Trakošćan 15.00kn ( 100.00kn expert guidance-group), Medvednica Nature Park - an educational program and guided tour 20.00 to 30.00kn.

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