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

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Ivan Mestrovic 's masterpiece

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

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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Tehran
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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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Zagreb
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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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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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Address: Address: in front of the Croatian National Theatre, Zagreb, Croatia
Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Central Croatia  >  Zagreb

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