Novi Zagreb has its own venue for outdoor recreation in the shape of the Bundek, a kidney-shaped lake surrounded by woodland and riverside meadow. Recently re-landscaped and bestowed with foot- and cycle-paths, it’s an increasingly popular strolling and picnicking venue. There are large children’s playparks at either side of the lake, and light-your-own-fire barbecue stations that are enormously popular with picnickers at weekends.

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