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Address: in front of the Croatian National Theatre, Zagreb, Croatia

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Realistic and well located

In front of the Croatian National Theatre, this Mestrovic masterpiece is so realistic and beautiful. Once seated in the area around the "Well of life" you can appreciate both its... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2014
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Lima, Peru
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

location, location - very pretty square, with lots of imposing buildings not sure about the sculpture itself, but worth a look.

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Lima, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

In front of the Croatian National Theatre, this Mestrovic masterpiece is so realistic and beautiful. Once seated in the area around the "Well of life" you can appreciate both its beauty as well the Theatre richness facade. Walking around the Well and admiring the human being´s expressions was worth it. As part of the recommended Lower city walking tour in... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The Well of Life ( Zedenac Zivota ) stands in front of the Croatian National Theatre in Marshall Tito's Square. The sculpture was made by Ivan Mestrovic 1950 and the figures represent stages of human life

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

For Zagreb's young inhabitants this is a famous monument because around the it there is a round form bench cut in marble, which is an ideal meeting point. The youngesters love to sit around and just....waste a time. Their schools beeing close by. The unity in the form of human body put in the form of a circle and the... More 

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Lund, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Located in-between Zagreb University and Croatian National Theater. Very interesting Well. The sculptures around it are a bit bizarre, but in an interesting way showing a human nature.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

The well of life is a masterpiece by the sculptor Mestrovic. It's right next to the National theatre so you don't need to search for it. It's right there but worth seeing since it is a very famous piece of art. Lovely!

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Very famous sculpture by Mestrovic, is a must see while in Zagreb. Located right infront of the National Theatre which is another must see and across the street from Law University which is the third must see :)

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

The Well of Life (Zdenac života) is situated on Marsala Tita Squire, fron of the Croatian Nationa Theatre. The Well of Life is masterpiece by famous Croatian sculptor Ivan Meštrović.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Very nice and special sculpture in front of the Croatian National Theatre. It's in the center of the city so it's convenient to visit

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Zagreb, Croatia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Centrally located fountain. You cannot miss it. It is in the very center of the city. Do not miss it. Throw a coin or two for luck! ;)

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