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Ban Josip Jelacic Square, Zagreb, Croatia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Ban Jelacic monument is one of the iconic landmarks in Zagreb. You have to get a photo here or you weren't really in Zagreb ;)

Thank Vuko68
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a statue and every town or city in every country has one. If you are a lover of statues then you will enjoy this one.Enjoy!

Thank humerous60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sitting tall on his marching horse , this statue of Ban josip Jelacic is the centre of attraction in this square located at the city centre of Zagreb. A great figure of Croatian history. The square is also named after him and is the pride...More

Thank kc j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good start point for your exploration of Zagreb. Just above the square, you will find the morning fruit and vegetable market. This is a great place to sit and people watch.

Thank akmacca
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This square is the heart of Zagreb. It was the focal point with large screens and huge bar tent when Croatia played in the World Cup. We were next door when the Dubrovnik Hotel was lifted off its foundations three times as Croatia scored in...More

Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Ban Josip Jelačić on a horse is the monument on the main Zagreb square. Meeting point and symbol of this square.

Thank lelujam
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The guy on the horse looked a lot cooler during the world cup finals when he was decked out in the checkered Croatia gear, but otherwise it is just a statue that you can look at for a few minutes at most.

Thank scooterpie77
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Seems like all or most of the squares throughout Europe are the happening places in the town. Same here, though there are a number of squares. Nice bronze statue as well.

Thank elindoo
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The area around the monument is very nicely maintained. Lots of families out on Sunday. Great place to watch the world go by. Restaurants, stores, etc.

Thank Nicole P
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

I ask you, where else would you expect to find a statue of Ban Josip Jelacic but in Jelacic Square? Not to disappoint, here he sits atop his gallant steed. Kinda nice to see him back here after being removed by Tito. Go Ban!! Recommended

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