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Michel Nicolier Bridge
Jean-Michel Nicolier Bridge
The Jean-Michel Nicolier Bridge is the main pedestrian bridge in Vukovar. It was named after Jean-Michael Nicolier, a French volunteer who helped Croatia in the Homeland War. Upon arrival from France, he joined the HOS squad in Karlovac, and in September 1991 he came to Vukovar. He was wounded and later transferred to a hospital. He had the chance to escape Vukovar, which he refused by saying that he will stay there no matter what. He was executed in Ovčara and his body has never been found. During the opening of the Bridge, a picture of him wearing a uniform was handed to his mother. In the picture, behind him there are two symbols of Croatia and France- the Vukovar water tower and the Eiffel tower.
Category: Other attractions,
Ulica Josipa Jurja Strossmayera, Vukovar 32000
45.351430, 019.002367 (45°21’05.2″N, 019°00’08.5″E)
GPS coordinates: 45.351430, 019.002367 (45°21’05.2″N, 019°00’08.5″E)
Address: Ulica Josipa Jurja Strossmayera, Vukovar 32000
Jean–Michel Nicolier bridge is located in the center of Vukovar in Josip Juraj Strossmayer street (around 200 m from Golubica Mall).
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do mosta Jean–Michel Nicolier koji se nalazi u centru Vukovara u ulici Josipa Jurja Strossmayera (od Golubica Malla udaljen je oko 200 metara). Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema mostu Jean–Michel Nicolier nalazi se u centru Vukovara u ulici Josipa Jurja Strossmayera (od Golubica Malla udaljen je oko 200 metara). Hvala!
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