BLOODY BRIDGE – The street in Zagreb
Bloody Bridge is a street in Zagreb which reminds us of Croatian history famous for frequent attacks on two small cities (Kaptol and Gradec). It is a small road which connects Tkalčićeva street and Radićeva street. It is called Bloody Bridge because of the violent and bloody attacks that occurred in this place. In medieval times, frequent attacks between Gradec and Kaptol started in the 14th century, and they had finally reconciled in the 18th century. They’ve to build the bridge together, and it was converted into the road which connected Township and Kaptol. The first Croatian journalist Marija Jurić Zagorka wrote a famous novel “Secret of the Bloody Bridge” which contributed to the spread of legend and recognition of the place.