Backpacker Accommodation Sisak
Opened all year !
Located very close to the City Center where you can find bus and travel terminal, shops, caffe bars, restaurans, bank-ATM, town museum, promenade at the bank of Kupa River that flows through the very center of town and is the favourite place for relaxed walk ...
Family and friendly atmosphere !
Parkplace, kitchen and 3 rooms for 10 guests, smoke free, barbecue in the garden.
4 Bed mixed Dorm
3 Bed mixed Dorm with 1 double Bed
Linen and towel included.
Welcome to backpackers, families with children, groups of all ages !
ABOUT SISAK an reason to come:
Capital of Sisačko-moslavačka county
Area: 422 km2
Located on the four rivers: Sava, Kupa, Odra and Lonja
The town's patron: Saint Quirin
The celebration day of the town: July 4th
History of this town is more than 3 milleniums old.
Celts arrived to this area in 4th century BC. They conquered aboriginal Illyrs and established their community Segestica.
In 1st century BC, after Romans had conquered Celtic Segestica, Siscia was established as the capital of Pannonia Savia province, on the left bank of Kupa river.
The commander of Roman army which conquered Celtic Segestica in 35 BC was Octavian, the one who has later became the first Roman Emperor Octavian Augustus.
Groundplan of today's Sisak is greatly the same as the one of Roman Siscia, so walking through the city streets you actually follow Roman footsteps, burried under your feet.
Archeological park "Sisak in situ" offers the visitors insight to open spaced and protected town ramparts of Siscia and remains of Roman architecture.
Croatian duke Ljudevit Posavski, leader of the greatest mutiny against Francs in 9th century, settled his place of government right in the town Sisak.
The guardian of these years is Sisak town Museum. The permanent exhibition atracts a number of visitors. Special atmosphere begins with introducing a documentary movie of Sisak's history.
During the middle of 16th century the famous fortress was built.
On Kupa's estuary to Sava River stands the witness of the most important Croatian victory - Fort of the Old Town. Under its walls ban Toma Bakač defected mightier Turks in 1593 year.
One of the oldest bricklaid buildings built at the end of 18th century is Mali Kaptol. Today it houses the Turist office.
Mediaeval Sissek , later Sziszek from the end of 19th century was the largest Croatian river port.
The first steam boat in Croatian history was Sloga from Sisak, bought in 19th century in Austria. The permanent decoration of promenade and very well known symbol of Sisak town is Old Bridge on Kupa River, built of bricks and stone in 1936.
Modern Sisak was damaged in the 2nd World War and also in Homeland War.
Very first anti fascist unit in Europe is the Sisak partisan squad. Also the 1st squad of volunteers in Homeland war was founded in Sisak.
Town Sisak, located on four rivers, lives through the whole year, makes and shows its creations, gets out to the streets, to the banks of its rivers, enjoys the beauty and tradition. Right there in its numerous events this town shows its the most beautiful face.
Various unknown details about Sisak
Bambi Molesters, the world famous surf rock band, was founded in Sisak!
Sisak embellishment is a special unique product. Out of replicas of Roman coins found in Siscia The best Croatian souvenire for the year 2005 has been designed !
Famous Croatia Artist Slavo Striegel was born and lives in Sisak. He is 90 years old, and he still paints, his complete work was created in Sisak.
Other famous Croatian Artists are Zelimir Janes, Marijan Glavnik, Ivan Antolčić, etc.
Usually in June you can visit Celtic Night on the Kupa River !
Artistically decorated in forged iron - tourist train - offers a special experience of Sisak !
Sisak is city of sports.
City skating rink Zibel offers recreation to great number of citizens, but it is also a home ground for hockey players of Hockey club Sisak.
Croatian football club Segesta Sisak is the oldest Croatian football team. In a hundred years of its existance Segesta constantly competed under an unchanged name.
Indoor pool is a home of swimmers, water polo players and divers.
Rivers of Sisak are places of rowing practice, competitions of ancient boat owners and a hunting place for numerous fishermen.
Motorcycle meeting brings to Sisak "modern knights" and the annual Oldtimer rally old vehicles owners as well.
Kupaliste Zibel on Kupa River
• SEFF - International festival of short films about ecology - every year in June
• Siscia Open Jazz & Blues Festival in Siscia Jazz club, in June
• Festival of Theatre in Old Town - in June / July every year
• Invisible Sisak - exhibition in Sisak Museum ????
• Fort of the Old Town - opened for visitors 30.05. - 01.10. Tuesday - Friday 10.00 - 18.00, Saturday - Sunday 10.00 - 20.00 h.
• Sisak Tournament of Knights - historical spectacle by the Old Town - every year in June
• Crystal Cube of the vedrina - House of culture
• The Carnival ....................
• Gallery of artist Slavo Striegel ...............
• Concert Hall in Music school
• Evenings in Atrium of Old Town
• Fashion runways and elegant models, music spectacles, pop, rock and jazz stage
SHORT TRIPS TO SURROUNDING AREAS:
Lonjsko polje - Field by the Lonja River - a registered and protected Park of nature, with residential wooden houses; resident of Čigoć - the European stork's village. Home of numerous birds in this perfect landscape. Autochtoneous horse, Croatian Posavac, is an inhabitant too. Rural tourism with food of our great-grandmothers.
Check in time is 20:00, and check-out time is 13:00 (although we are very flexible).
Paying with credit card - NO
Breakfast is NOT included, and is not offered yet.
Cancellation policy - 24h.
Minimum stay - 1 night.