VIDEO Trešnjevka Market, one of the most picturesque places in Zagreb, can be seen now in virtual reality VR 360


Trešnjevka Square is one of the most picturesque places in Zagreb, primarily thanks to the Trešnjevka Market – one of the oldest markets in Zagreb.

Like most Zagreb markets, it opened in the 1920s. It was the time of the first urbanization of the eastern part of the Trešnjevka district. Urbanization resulted in workers’ quarters and modest housing of Zagreb workers’ growth.

Why is it called “Trešnjevka“?

Trešnja means cherry in Croatian. According to a legend, it all started with a cherry tree under which food producers from nearby suburban villages gathered to sell domestic products to workers. Trešnjevka square, as a favorite neighborhood gathering place, grew together with its inhabitants after it had been recognized formally as one of the city’s markets in the 1930s. Trešnjevka blossomed over time: the park was arranged, the first constructed building on the square was a fish market and at the end of the 1950s the building of the NAMA department store was built.

Informal and favorite city center

Its appearance in a traditional open-air market, with stalls selling fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, flowers, homemade cheese and honey, has not changed for decades. Many resent it as one of the oldest fashioned in the whole city. However, a walk through the Saturday bustle and irresistible variety of smells and tastes will reveal why it was and remains the informal and favorite center of this part of the city.

Viewing instructions:

• If you are watching the recording on your mobile phone, turn the screen to the right or left to see the surroundings
• if you are watching the video via laptop or computer, right-click and drag right or left to look around
• if you are watching the video via VR headset, switch to 360 videos and enjoy the complete impression!

The video is recorded by the Prilika Group agency in VR 360 technology.