TV Tower on Sljeme, which is a highest peak (1033 meter) of Medvednica mountain near Zagreb, is a 169 meter tall TV tower built of reinforced concrete. On September 16th 1991, during the Croatian War of Independence, the tower was a target of a Yugoslav army air attack. The guided missile hit the tower and caused a significant damage to the TV equipment and temporarily interrupted the broadcast.
On the northern slopes of Medvednica there is a winter sports center. The total slope length is about 4 500 meters, with 2 ski lifts (the White and the Green Slope), as well as a three-seat ski lift on the Red Slope with a total capacity of 3300 skiers per hour. The Red Slope is equipped with a snowmaking and night illumination systems