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Fićo - Symbol of Osijek

the crossing of Vukovar and Trpimirova is a place you have to see in Osijek because that tank of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ANDREJA-KC
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Koprivnica, Croatia
Symbol to remember

An everyday symbol to remember the events of the past - the oppression and the resistance. Good to... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Michael H
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Carmarthen
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the crossing of Vukovar and Trpimirova is a place you have to see in Osijek because that tank of the JNA was mercilessly overwhelmed by the red "fiq" which forever remained the symbol of a great force trying to defeat the weaker and the more...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

An everyday symbol to remember the events of the past - the oppression and the resistance. Good to see.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 13 October 2017

A little out of the way on a bit of a nothing intersection, I wouldn't really say it's a disappointment, but it's quite close to it. The sentiment it expresses - the oppressed weak taking on the oppressive strong - is laudable, however.

Thank dr_iggy
Reviewed 29 August 2017

It looks interesting, like a modern sculpture, but the real meaning is a story of the beginning of the 1990-ies war in Osijek. That's what makes it interesting. Most of us from Osijek are emotionally attached to Red Fico.

Thank lekom2017
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide pointed this out to us. Originally the owner parked his Hugo in front of a tank to stop it! Naturally the tank squashed the car. The Monument was set up as a triumph for the spirit, with the Hugo running over the...More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

What a way to make a statement and memorial. Turning the story on it's head with a great sense of humor. Well done! Take a tragedy and then making everyone laugh.

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Simple but self explanatory, car looks in better condition than when it was built😀. Seriously though, it is an excellent monument to represent a single action amongst many of the brave people who were resisting another attempt to suppress their freedom

Thank TrevB56
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Really great to see such a meaningful monument but it'd be even better if you know the background story. But even without the prior knowledge, it's a statement all people should understand.

Thank Dijana D
Reviewed 30 March 2017

When I first saw it I had shivers throu my spine because this was the picture that was stuck in my mind for 20 years - nice to see it in person

Thank TomoSplit
Reviewed 28 March 2017

very impressive, little car in attack of big tank. sad but brave moment of Croatian history. it is must see place

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