During my Zagreb city tours, when we’re passing through the street of Tkalčićeva, I sometimes hear my guests whispering “Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins…”, as we are approaching the statue in the middle of the street. Sorry to disappoint you, but that’s not Mary Poppins… Continue reading Bloody (Bridge) Mary
When in Zagreb, you really can’t avoid the main square of ban Josip Jelačić, dominated by the statue of the “ban“. Well, I’m here to talk about his horse.
If you’ve been to Zagreb and now you’re wondering “How could I miss the sculpture of a dog?”, you’re not the only one. A lot of people from Zagreb doesn’t know the story of Pluto, even though he can be found on a very busy street, Bogovićeva, just thirty seconds of slow walking distance from the main square of Ban Jelačić. So, what is Pluto’s story?