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Zagreb



Would someone with physical disabilities have difficulties living in this city?

There is handicap accessible parking, but it is very limited. Many, many buildings have stairs, sidewalks are often broken up or parked on. - Apr 8, 2016
Yes. Zagreb is an old Central European city and was certainly not designed to make living with disabilities easy. High curbs, narrow sidewalks, and old buildings with either no or very small elevators are among the challenges that someone with a physical disability would face living there. Newer or renovated construction is starting to incorporate ramps and the like, but these buildings remain the exception rather than the norm. - Aug 5, 2014
For sure. Great lack of sidewalks. - Jun 16, 2014
Like most older European cities (especially Eastern Europe), the infrastructure is extremely lacking and if you were handicapped, you'd have a real hard time. - Feb 18, 2014
It could be tough. There are some accommodations, but not to the extent one would find in a larger European city. - Jan 25, 2012
It would be difficult, because most of the streets are crammed with cars. However most places are wheel-chair accessible. - Oct 16, 2010
The sidewalks (when there are any) are either 18 inches wide or else blocked by a car parked on top of it. It's just not handicapped accessible in general, although there are lots of designated handicapped parking spots. - Mar 23, 2009
I have the impression the city is by no means fully accessible, but I see slow progress being made. Still a long way to go. - Mar 2, 2009