The Courtyards, or Dvorishta. (photo via Zagreb Tourist Board)
WHY IT RATES: Experience Zagreb like a local with The Courtyards festival, a multi-day event with live music in interesting locations across the city. – Lacey Pfalz, Associate Writer, TravelPulse
Don’t miss The Courtyards – “Dvorishta” this summer in Zagreb! It reveals the hidden secrets of the Upper Town, one of the most exciting parts of Zagreb. From Wednesday, July 13, until Sunday, July 24, experience Zagreb in a new light and peek behind the facades of the magical historic Upper Town palaces.
Along with entertainment and ambiance, The Courtyards have been recognized as a synonym for good music, quality performers, and live performances for various musical genres, from jazz to classical to pop. The Courtyards bring two locations premiered in 2019 as part of the National House of HAZU: the upper representative courtyard on Opaticka street (Opaticka 18) and the lower, slightly hidden overlooking Radiceva Street (Dvoranski precac 1).
People celebrate The Courtyards in Zagreb, Croatia. (photo via Zagreb Tourist Board)
This season The Courtyards event reveals something completely new – the Observatory Courtyard in Pop’s Tower on the top of Opaticka street, as well as the Archaeological Garden, the northern courtyard of the Zagreb City Museum with an entrance from the courtyard of the Observatory. The most popular location is the courtyard of Erdody-Keglevic Palace, which once was the home of the Croatian National Revival leader, Ljudevit Gaj and the site of his famous Illyrian printing house.
“One of Zagreb’s most recognizable summer events, The Courtyards, is a true example of how we can innovate and upgrade the city’s tourism experience. With a rich music program in the most exciting Zagreb locations, The Courtyards encourage spending time outdoors and socializing during pleasant summer evenings. Visit the Upper Town and enjoy the ambiance of the beautiful Zagreb Courtyards.” – Martina Bienenfeld, director of the Zagreb Tourist Board.
The event is open every day from 6:00 pm to 12:00 am, and the entrance is free! See you in the Upper Town – enjoy the Zagreb Courtyards!
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SOURCE: Zagreb Tourist Board press release.