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

Here is something you don't wanna miss if you are intersting in outstanding art. Ivan Meštrović was a huge and unique artist - sculptor - that came to N.Y moma gallery from small... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Zagreb County, Croatia

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Here is something you don't wanna miss if you are intersting in outstanding art. Ivan Meštrović was a huge and unique artist - sculptor - that came to N.Y moma gallery from small village Otavice in Croatia. There is a legend story that people in that village were so impressed by his talent or gift that they collect money and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

One of the famous and popular point the moust popular artist ( who made a sculptures infront of United nations in NY ) Ivan Mestrovic frend of the O. Roden....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is a really beautiful sculpture and has a lovely history worth looking up, or, as we did, hearing about from the Blue Bike guide. If you're on your own, it's also a good spot to sit and people watch or have a snack.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The greatest Croatian sculptor and important European XXth century artist Ivan Mestrovic was only 22 when he finished his famous Well of life. It stands in front of the National Theater building. It is worth a visit and take a photo.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

If you're at the National Theatre then it's worth a look at this sculpture. It's by the famous Croatian artist Mestrović, so art-lovers & history buffs should enjoy it.

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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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