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The Sakuntala Park dates back to the 19th century, and its name is derived from Indian 5th century literature. The poet Kalidasa wrote the epic of Sakuntala. Sakuntala was a girl who lived in harmony with nature and natural processes. Besides the eponymous statue, in the park visitors can see busts of people who had a major role in the cultural life of the city of Osijek in the 19th century – musicians Franjo Kuhač and Pajo Kolarić, and painters Hugo Conrad von Hötzendorf and Adolf Waldinger. Two sphinx statues located at the park entrance which have a symbolic role as guardians are certainly interesting.
Category: Animals and nature,
Kapucinska ulica, Osijek 31000
45.561376, 018.681271 (45°33’41.0″N, 018°40’52.6″E)
GPS coordinates: 45.561376, 018.681271 (45°33’41.0″N, 018°40’52.6″E)
Address: Kapucinska ulica, Osijek 31000
Sakuntala park is located in the center of Osijek among Kapucinska Street and Petar Preradović promenade, accross cinema Urania (around 350m away from the main Ante Starčević Square).
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do Sakuntala parka koji se nalazi u centru Osijeka između Kapucinske ulice i Šetališta Petra Preradovića, nasuprot kinu Uranija (oko 350 metara je udaljen od Trga Ante Starčevića). 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 Sakuntala parku koji se nalazi u centru Osijeka između Kapucinske ulice i Šetališta Petra Preradovića, nasuprot kinu Uranija (oko 350 metara udaljen od Trga Ante Starčevića). Hvala!
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