Besides being a major commercial and financial center, Zagreb is also developing into a renowned tourist destination in Croatia. The city attracts many tourists from Austria, Germany, and Italy who come to explore its historical monuments, museums, and art galleries. People in Zagreb have a rich artistic life, including music, theatre, and dance. From a youngster’s point of view, the city offers happening nightlife, plenty of restaurants and cafés, and lots of cinema theatres that screen Hollywood films.
Today, it is the only city in Croatia with a population of over one million. Yet, as the city advances into the new millennium, it has retained its old charisma and welcoming attitude towards foreign visitors.