The Lotrščak Tower is a fortified tower located in upper town of Zagreb, Croatia. A favorite place for romantic and family walks, the tower Lotrscak and Strossmayer promenade are the most favorte locations for couples and newlyweds!
If we look into historical context, the tower dates to the 13th century, one of the oldest buildings in Zagreb. It was built to guard the southern gate of the Gradec town wall. Lotrscak has a latin root and it means “thieves’ bell”, referring to a bell hung in the tower in 1646 to signal the closing of the town gates. Every day at noon Zagreb can hear the loud sound, the tower has an employee who signalizes noon every day.
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