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The Well of Life

in front of the Croatian National Theatre, Zagreb, Croatia
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in front of the Croatian National Theatre, Zagreb, Croatia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

"The wreaths of monolithic bodies that surround the reflecting water of the spring achieve such creative power and visual quality that even Meštrović himself may not have surpassed until the end of his creation." - Wikipedia Very impotent sculptures of embraced bodies that make so...More

Thank KresimirZG
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

In front of the National Theater, it stands quietly, waiting to be found. A beautiful work of art by Ivan Meštrović (suggestion: go visit his gallery as well).

Thank lrozman1989
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

I tried using it as a wishing well. The wish so far has not come true. But do give it a try if you want to try your luck.

Thank 1ak1
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Located out the front the national theatre, within the Republic of Croatia Square, (sunken below ground level) is this very beautiful ornate well, the sculpture depicts people in different stages of life wrapped around the well. Zagreb really does statues, monument and sculptures well.

Thank JnVSydney
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

One of the many pieces around Zagreb made by this famous Croatian sculptor. It sits in front of the Croatian National Theater. If you're in the area...be sure to check it out.

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

I admit I saw this place first without knowing its story. After that, I found it more interesting and funnier. However, even with its story known, it´s just a small place to see and take a photo.

Thank Alberto J
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

A little bit lowered from the square surface, A beautiful sculpture by one of the best known and best sculptors of Croatia, Ivan Mestrovic (Ivan Meshtrovich). Women and men, young and old in a circle of love and pain around water.

Thank Sonja Z
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

It's a monument just opposite the National Theatre & one can visit this ifvin the area with a walking tour. It depicts people in various phases of life that crouch and twist their bodies around a well which symbolizes life, youth, and the source of...More

Thank Roomi S
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

A beautiful sculpture representing all age categories, looking at the well of life. Touching and lovely.

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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This was on my list of things to see and I am glad I did, although it is a little bizarre to say the least. Good sculpturing and something to see!!!

Thank Mel J
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