Location, Climate: Croatia's capital is Zagreb, which is also the largest city in the country. It is situated along the River Sava on the southern part of Mount Medvednica. Zagreb has a continental climate with four distinct seasons. Book your Zagreb hotel online for the best rates. The Hotel Rebro has a good location if you will be watching a football match at Zagreb’s stadium stadium though it’s a little far from the old town. Brief History: The first inhabitants of Zagreb were the Roman settlement called Andautonia who arrived in the city during the 1st century AD. Zagreb was officially discovered by King Ladislaus I of Hungary in 1094. There was a fortified town developed on Zagreb's neighbouring hill that later on became part of the city where it got the meaning of its name which is "behind the hill". Events, Landmarks, Activities: The month of May brings in a lot of excitement to the city as it hosts three major festivals: Zagreb Flower Show which features various flower arrangements; the Dance Week Festival which showcases a wide variety of dances ranging from avant-garde to classic; and the Queer Zagreb Festival which emphasizes on gay films and music. There are many cultural offerings in Zagreb that are worth-seeing including the Mimara Museum, Archaeological Museum, Modern Gallery and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Other popular tourist attractions include the Old Town Gate and Zagreb Zoo at Maksimir Park. Transportation: Those who are planning to stay in Zagreb for several days can avail of the Zagreb Card which includes unlimited rides on the buses, trains and trams plus discounts on some of the city's main attractions. There is also a historic funicular railway that travels from the lower town to the upper town.