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Warnings & Dangers
OVERALL RISK :
Zagreb is overall a safe city with a rating of 79.9, it is ranked 20th out of 113 in our ranking of the safest and most dangerous cities.
PICKPOCKETS RISK :
A large flow of tourists makes pickpocketing and petty theft incredibly popular. Simple precautions will almost eliminate chances of being robbed.
MUGGING RISK :
Zagreb is a safe city regarding mugging and kidnapping risks. However, it is recommended to avoid some unstable areas during night time.
SCAMS RISK :
Overcharging scams are also very common, particularly in the capital, thus avoid any suspicious bars or you might be easily charged a huge bill for your evening.
Keep an eye on your credit card all the time, when paying at restaurants, shops and especially the bars/clubs.
TRANSPORT & TAXIS RISK :
Pickpockets operate in the public transport mainly in Zagreb. Never ask Taxi drivers for recommendation as to which club or bar to visit, as you might be ripped off in the recommended place. The night tram is not advised as it hosts homeless intoxicated people and usually is not reliable.
NATURAL DISASTERS RISK :
Croatia is seismically active, but the occurrence of strong earthquakes is rare.
TERRORISM RISK :
The threat of terrorism in Croatia is low.
WOMEN TRAVELERS RISK :
On the whole, Zagreb is very safe for women travellers. We advise you use common sense and avoid public places where people get intoxicated if you are alone.