Ban Josip Jelacic Monument
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Berke Ayrancıoğlu
Graz, Austria614 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
This statue had been moved in the past but now it is located in the center of the city, the main square. Ban Josip Jelacic is an important symbol for Croatia, so I think it is worth a visit to his statue. Since it is located at the heart, most of the attractions are nearby.
Written 11 May 2024
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Evgenia
Ljubljana, Slovenia20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
during our two-day visit to Zagreb, we visited one of the most beautiful squares and were fascinated by the beauty of the cleanliness of the square and the large monument of this great man, all praises, beautiful
Written 6 November 2023
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Ginges_revenge
Brisbane, Australia5,687 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
This statue is of Ban Josip Jelacic. I believe this statue was removed and then replaced earlier in its life. He was the governor of Croatia in the 1800's and was a supporter of Croatian independence. The statue is located in the heart of the Ban Josip Jelacic square. You can't miss it when visiting the square as it is the prominent focus of the square. It always has a lot of people around it and seemed to be a meeting point for a lot of locals and others.
Written 29 July 2023
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huskertravelers
Omaha, NE1,086 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
We enjoyed this area of Zagreb. We missed the market time but it was still a nice square to explore and take pictures.
Written 12 July 2023
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SnowyShasta
Portland, OR2,312 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
There's not a lot to actually do here other than take a look at the statue, but it is an imposing one. It is of Josip Jelacic (pronounced something like Yo-seep Yell-uh-cheech) who was a governor of Croatia in the 1800's. At that time Croatia was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire and helped to inspire Croatian patriotism/national pride. The statue is in the square of the same name, which is at the heart of the city's old town area, so makes a convenient meeting point or jumping off point for a tour/wander around Zagreb.
Written 4 July 2023
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Ron S
New York City, NY5,712 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
The history of the monument with its removal under Tito and subsequent restoration after the independence is more interesting than the monument itself. Jelačić is hated in Hungary so Tito ordered dismantling of it to please his friend János Kádár. But as a staunch proponent of Croatian independence Jelačić is a kind of national hero in Croatia.
Written 11 June 2023
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Dan Maarek
Tel Aviv, Israel16,000 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
The Ban Josip Jelačić Statue at this square (of the same name) very center is probably the best choice as a meeting point in Zagreb .
Many stores, shops, restaurants and pubs around, and some money changers as well.
You can't avoid it if you visit Zagreb.
Written 27 May 2023
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macedonboy
Glasgow, UK1,85,732 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
This equestrian monument is in tribute to Josip Jelačić, a Croatian nobleman who served as a Field Marshal in the Austrian Hungarian army. The statue depicts Jelačić on a trotting horse. He is wearing the uniform of an officer of the Imperial army. His left hand is holding the reins of the horse, while his right hand is holding a sabre, pointing forward. A beautiful and well maintained statue,
Written 18 May 2023
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Neil K
Liverpool, UK8,30,501 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Friends
Dominating Ban Josip Jelačìć Square is this wonderful equestrian statue in honour of Count Josip Jelačìć Von Bužím
Count Josip Jelačìć Vipon Bužím ( 1801-1859 ) was Croatian Lieutenant Field Marshal in the Imperial Royal Army , a member of the House Of Jelačìć ,he is best remembered for his military campaigns during the Revolutions Of 1848 and a leading figure in the abolition of serfdom in Croatia .
This huge statue is amazing to view ,the work of Austrian sculptor Anton Dominik Fernkorn and created in 1866,it's such an imposing statue showing the great man in full military attire ,sabre drawn astride his steed ,it's just a great statue to view and easy to locate on the square named in his honour.
Well worth checking out if you're in the area.
Written 23 March 2023
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muttibey
Izmir, Türkiye3,658 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Business
It is a massive monument that represents a culture, city and a country. It is at the heart of the town. You can take nice photos. It is the starting point of the city.
Written 30 January 2023
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