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Riveting Sculpture

Well worth a visit --- life cycle captured by Mestrovic remains with you well after you have left Croatia.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2016
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Zagreb, Croatia
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Well of Life is such a nice statue on such a nice square. The statue is surrounded by concrete benches where you can sit and relax the view over the statue and buildings which are surrounding it. The faculty of Law is a very nice building that's just behind it and in the front is maybe one of the... More 

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Chicago
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277 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Well worth a visit --- life cycle captured by Mestrovic remains with you well after you have left Croatia.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

A beautiful sculpture, water is not drinkable so don't think we will find 'eternal' Life, but worth a visit if you are in Zagreb.

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

When I first came across this I was unsure what I was looking at, but thought it was beautiful. It is sunken into the ground so you have to step down to view it & there is cool seating surrounding it. Sadly the water was green & dirty.

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Pietarsaari, Finland
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385 reviews
214 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This sculpture is a work of the Croatian sculptor Ivan Mestrovic. It shows how from children to loving couples and old people, the figures appear to reaching over the lip of the fountain to scoop up the water, suggesting a universal theme of human zest for life and interdependence. Don’t miss it. It is easy to walk by, when it... More 

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Thank leffex
London, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

If I'd just happened to see it while walking around on my own, I'm not sure what I would have thought! Looks a bit creepy. Definitely worth seeing.

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Toronto
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284 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

I walked past the Well of Life by accident when I was returning to my hotel from a meeting. It is smallish sculpture with many figures but it is beautifully done. Worth having a look if you are in the area.

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Thank Michael K
Zagreb
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76 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Very beautiful openair sculpture in a perfect location, close to the Croatian National Theater. Reading some information about it before the visit would be an advantage for better enjoying the viewing.

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indy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

I suppose most people have read and expected and possibly specifically went to see the well of life. For us it was an expected pleasure while exploring the lower town and jockeying for a good photo of the national theatre of which it is directly in front.

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Thank tradIndy
Zagreb, Croatia
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18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Make a wish and trow a coin for a good luck. Don't tell anyone about your wish :) Can't miss it if you're on a center walkthrough.

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