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A symbol of Zagreb
The Sljeme OIV* tower is one of the symbols of Zagreb, located in the Medvednica Nature Park, and is the ‘hallmark’ of Medvednica and the highest tourist point of the Croatian capital, which is well worth visiting and experiencing. It is only 50m away from the upper station of the new, modern Sljeme Cable Car.
The best belongs to the top!
The open viewing point at 1118m above sea level on the Sljeme OIV tower is the ultimate selfie spot that will allow you to take photos which you will be happy to show off to your friends and followers on social networks. It provides an enchanting, spectacular and, in every sense, unique 360° view, such as only eagles and falcons can usually enjoy, of the beautiful nature of Medvednica, of forests, meadows and ski slopes, mountain lodges and buildings, of the panorama of Zagreb with its near and more distant surroundings, Hrvatsko Zagorje, the Slovenian Alps and numerous other locations.
Attractions on the tower
On weekends and holidays, when the weather is nice and warm, there are often attractions on the open viewing point, ranging from the organized promotion of falconry, with promotional take-offs and landings of falcons, the promotion of eno-gastronomic and eco products from local producers, available at purchase prices, to frequent spontaneous and inspiring gatherings and parties with songs of mountaineers and nature lovers from Zagreb and its surroundings, but also from all over the world. A licensed tourist guide will be happy to help you find your way around, show you where everything is, at the same time as telling you a story about it.
Organisation of events
The tower can be hired for the organization of private, business and protocol events, for weddings, celebrations, graduation ceremonies, team building, sporting competitions, and also for all kinds of cultural events, the organization of festivals, concerts, plays, mini fairs, exhibitions and numerous other activities.
An active contribution to the development of Sljeme
In the coming months and years, with the observation deck as the main attraction, numerous facilities are planned, some of which will represent a synergy of tourism, sports and recreation, adrenaline activities, museums, etc.. From a rock for climbing, at the foot of the tower and a rotating bar, to a museum of the greatest successes in Croatian sports, a museum of chocolate, and so on..
A new intelligence point for the Croatian Mountain Rescue Service (HGSS)
The tourist entrance to the OIV Tower on Sljeme is the Intelligence Point of the Croatian Mountain Rescue Service (HGSS). It is equipped with a defibrillator and first aid kits. During working hours, firefighters from the Volunteer Fire Department of Kučilovina and members of the HGSS – Station Zagreb are located in the tower.