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Zagreb richer for a new tourist attraction – Backo Train Museum

first_imgHowever, in addition to views of the city, in the Train Museum visitors can see some symbols of the city of Zagreb, such as a model of the Sljeme trail that stretches over three square meters with snow, skiers, support services working on the trail, but also what Sljeme already long missing – by cable car. The model also depicts the spirit of Advent in Zagreb, so there is a permanent exhibition of the Museum and a mini skating rink with about 20 skaters who are always on the move. Photo: Backo Train Museum The model is the fruit of entrepreneur and innovator Antun Urbić Back, who iscreated with his team a real educational – traffic rarity of this partThe Old Continent, and a project that is almost 85 percent a Croatian productand the fruit of domestic wisdom and innovation. The Vlakić Backo Museum is located in the center of Zagreb, more precisely in Gundulićeva Street no. 4, and with its opening it has certainly enriched the tourist offer of our capital. More than impressive, especially for children, ie as a great content for families. Five years of painstaking and diligent modeling work resulted in the Backo Mini Express – the largest model railway in Southeast Europe (the fifth largest in Europe), becoming the Zagreb Train Museum. “Every year, our Museum is visited by more than 20 visitors, and we are especially looking forward to the children who grow up with us just as our exhibition content grows. Visitors love trains, they stay with us on average from an hour to an hour and a half, in order to learn a lot of useful things about modeling, traffic, but also other facilities offered by our unique museum. We also have our educated modeling team that provides expert guidance on tours and visits to museums, introducing all visitors to technical, software, modeling and railway – traffic information, according to which our project is special in this part of the world.explained Antun Urbić Backo, owner and founder of the Zagreb Train Museum. More information about the Backo Train Museum can be found HERE The museum brings a reduced reality in a ratio of 1:87, and a model every daythere are more than 140 trains on as many as 1.500 meters of tracks, of which it is a partburied and ten inches into the floor, and some are even at a height of threemeter. As Urbić Backo points out, in addition to domestic guests, the Museum has the most visitors from neighboring countries (Serbia, Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina), guests from the EU come from Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain, Denmark and Sweden, and most overseas countries. fans of mini – trains arrive from the United States, Chile, Japan, Korea, China, Australia and New Zealand. We are constantly talking about quality content in the destination, and the city of Zagreb is richer for just such content. It is the Backo Train Museum, which is located on an impressive 350 square meters of indoor space and consists of over 1.500 m of rails. The Train Museum is spread over two floors and more than 350 square meters of indoor space, and what is extremely important, with a great wealth of details of real life in the city of Zagreb, through the story of the railway. So, an authentic story and depiction of the city of Zagreb. last_img read more

Sam Greenwood confirms Arsenal departure ahead of Leeds United transfer

first_img But, the Englishman has decided it is time to move on and paid tribute to the north London club on his Instagram page.AdvertisementAdvertisement’I want to say a big thanks @Arsenal and the supporters for the last 2 years of my career,’ he said.‘Been an honour to play for the club while meeting some special people and making even better memories.’ Comment Skip 1/1 PLAY Greenwood is moving on from the club (Picture: Getty Images)Arsenal’s talented young academy star Sam Greenwood has said his goodbyes to the club ahead of a reported move to Leeds United.The 18-year-old is said to be on the verge of joining Marcelo Bielsa’s side, where he will continue his fine development.Greenwood signed his first professional contract with the Gunners in September 2019 after impressing in the Under-18s’ title-winning 2018/19 season.The attacker then progressed to the Under-23s in January, making five appearances and scoring one goal in Premier League 2.ADVERTISEMENT by Metro About Connatix V67539 Sam Greenwood confirms Arsenal departure ahead of Leeds United transfer Video Settings Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Read More Advertisement Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Coming Next Skip Ad Read More 1 min. story Full Screen Advertisement Read More Top articles Read More Read More / Metro Sport ReporterThursday 27 Aug 2020 11:40 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link157Shares SPONSORED In first-team news, the Gunners are set to announce the signing of Gabriel Magalhaes this week after the Lille centre-back reportedly put pen to paper on a five-year contract.The Brazilian will be Mikel Arteta’s second major recruit of the transfer window after bringing in Willian on a free transfer.Gabriel’s arrival will mean Arsenal have nine centre-backs on their books, including Konstantinos Mavropanos, who has been sent out on loan to VfB Stuttgart for next season.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalGunners fans finally got to see William Saliba in action in the first half of their pre-season friendly win over MK Dons on Tuesday.The 19-year-old has linked up with the squad after spending last season on loan at Saint-Etienne.MORE: Arsenal reject Wolves’ bid of below £20m for Ainsley Maitland-NilesMORE: Atletico Madrid to tempt Arsenal by offering choice of three players in exchange for Alexandre LacazetteFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and InstagramFor more stories like this, check our sport pagelast_img read more

FISU President Matytsin appointed Russian Sports Minister

first_img The 55-year-old takes over from Olympic fencing gold medallist Pavel Kolobkov, who was among the Government officials to step down following President Vladimir Putin’s  state-of-the-nation address last week. Kolobkov’s predecessor Vitaly Mutko, Sports Minister from 2008 to 2016 and who was implicated in the state-sponsored doping scandal, has lost his seat as a Deputy Prime Minister. Dmitry Chernyshenko, President and chief executive of the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi, has been chosen as one of nine Deputy Prime Ministers. Chernyshenko was removed from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for Beijing 2022 when the Russian Olympic Committee was suspended inDecember 2017. Matytsin was selected for the position by Mikhail Mishustin, the new Russian Prime Minister who had promised a major reshuffle. He is expected to be heavily involved with the Russian appeal against a four-year set of sanctions imposed on the country by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as  punishment for the manipulation of data from the Moscow Laboratory. Matytsin, a member of the IOC Olympic Education Commission, was re-elected to serve a second four year term at the helm of FISU in November told state-operated  domestic news agency RIA Novosti that he intends to hold both roles simultaneously. FISU secretary general Eric Saintrond said it was a “great honour to have our President appointed to help Russia handle its current challenges, and re-engage with the  world’s sport community”. Saintrond added: “Oleg Matytsin’s accomplishments at FISU have been remarkable. “With him as President, FISU has delivered exceptional competitions for thousands of elite university athletes. “Oleg has brought the university sports movement together to support the vision of positively shaping tomorrow’s leaders through their experiences of international  university sport.” Read Also:German bid for 2025 Summer Universiade still on track Matytsin’s first task will be dealing with the Russian doping scandal and the series of sanctions from WADA, which includes a ban on the country’s flag at major events  such as this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 International University Sports Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin has been appointed as Russia’s new Sports Minister in a Government reshuffle following the resignation of the entire cabinet. Loading… Promoted Content6 Incredibly Strange Facts About HurricanesYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime15 Extremely Surprising Facts About Disney Princesses6 Extreme Facts About HurricanesThe Highest Paid Football Players In The World6 Amazing Shows From The 90s That Need A Reboot Right Now9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?A Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic Bombs10 Stargazing Locations To ‘Connect With Nature’Couples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?last_img read more

Ranbir Kapoor to host prelude to IPL finale

first_imgMumbai, May 21: Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor will host a two-hour prelude to the Indian Premier League (IPL) finale. Others joining the celebrations will include Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor Ahuja.“Cricket Finals…Party Toh Banti hai” will be telecast on Star Plus. It will see a melange of performances and fun-filled interactions with celebrities. Additionally, actors Ravi Dubey, Gaurav Sareen, Aakriti Sharma and Deshna Dugad will amplify the entertainment quotient of the finale.It will be followed by the VIVO IPL 2018 grand finale on Star India Network on May 27, a statement issued by the channel said.Fans have so far been enjoying commentary in six languages – Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali and Kannada. IANSlast_img read more

Europa League: Arsenal hoping to seal spot in last 32 as United are away to Astana

first_img Tags: arsenalAstanaEintracht Frankfurteuropa leagueman United Arsenal will reach the last 32 if they avoid defeat on Thursday. (PHOTO/Courtesy)Astana vs Man UnitedAstana Arena, AstanaThursday, 28-11-2019 @6:50pmRef: Donatas Rumsas (Lit)Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed several academy players will take part in the game against Astana. He has included just four senior players – Lee Grant, Axel Tuanzebe, Luke Shaw and Jesse Lingard. Solskjaer has also suggested 19-year-old defender Max Taylor will make his debut.For Astana, only striker Firmin Mubele is unavailable due to a knee injury sustained at the back end of September.Manchester United’s 1-0 win against Astana on MD1 was the first-ever meeting between an English side and a Kazakh side in all European competition. United are yet to concede a goal in the Europa League this season – no side has ever kept a clean sheet in each of their opening five group stage games in a campaign in the competition. Astana have lost their last six Europa League games by an aggregate score of 1-17. Only Dudelange (15) have conceded more goals in this season’s competition than Astana (14). Manchester United have managed just one shot on target across their two away games in the Europa League this season, with that effort coming from the penalty spot against FK Partizan. 18-year-old Mason Greenwood has been involved in 60 percent of Manchester United’s five goals in the Europa League this season (two goals, one assist).Arsenal vs Eintracht FrankfurtEmirates Stadium, LondonThursday, 28-11-2019 @11pmRef: Ruddy BuquetUnder-pressure boss Unai Emery is likely to give some of the younger members of his first-team squad game time and possibly hand a return to Granit Xhaka, who hasn’t featured since he was booed off against Crystal Palace. Dani Ceballos is out with hamstring trouble while Hector Bellerin and Sead Kolasinac are being assessed ahead of the game.Frankfurt are without two long-term absentees in defender Marco Russ and goalkeeper Kevin Trapp. Aside from the pair, they have a fully-fit squad to choose from.Arsenal won the reverse fixture against Eintracht Frankfurt 3-0 on MD1, in what was the first-ever meeting between the sides. Eintracht Frankfurt have won just one of their six away games against English opponents, with that victory coming back in 1967 against Burnley in the Fairs Cup (2-1). Arsenal have lost more European home games against German sides than they have against opponents from any other nation (6). If Arsenal avoid defeat, it would see them progress past the first group stages of a Champions League/Europa League campaign for the 20th consecutive season, with the Gunners last failing to do so in the 1999-00 Champions League. Eintracht Frankfurt have lost two of their four Europa League games this season (W2), more than they had in their previous 18 in the competition (W11 D6 L1).The other games to be played Thursday, 28-11-2019 @6:50pm-Krasnodar vs Basel-Trabzonspor vs GetafeThursday, 28-11-2019 @8:55pm-Young Boys vs Porto-Feyenoord vs Rangers-Saint Etienne vs Gent-Oleksandria vs Wolfsburg-Ferencvaros vs Espanyol-CSKA Moscow vs Ludogorets-Istanbul BB vs Roma-Wolfsburger vs Gladbach-Besiktas vs Slovan Bratislava-Braga vs Wolves-AZ vs PartizanThursday, 28-11-2019 @11pm-Lazio vs CFR Cluj-Celtic vs Rennes-Vitoria Guimaraes vs Standard Liege-Sevilla vs Qarabag-Dudelange vs APOEL-Malmo vs Dynamo Kiev-Lugano vs Copenhagen-Sporting Lisbon vs PSG-Rosenberg vs LASKComments last_img read more