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Tourist Record Smashed In Zagreb

 

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85,175 tourists visited the Croatian capital Zagreb during the month of June this year, smashing last year’s record by a massive 17%, according to data from the Zagreb Tourist Board.

Out of the total number of tourists to visit, 72,187 of them were foreigners, 18% more foreigners than the same month in 2012. The most amount of visitors came from the UK, USA, Germany, Spain and Italy. Signs in the first half of 2013 are excellent for the city that is rising in popularity. 15% more visitors than the first six months of last year have arrived with 342,888 passing through so far this year.

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