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Monument to Victims of the Homeland War

The memorial dedicated to the fallen Croatian Homeland War veterans in the area of Osijek and its surroundings is located on Freedom Square. The project was initiated in 2003, and authored by famous Zagreb architects Maja Furlan Zimmermann, Koraljka Brebić and Mirko Buvinić. Since the monument was made in memory of the victims of the Homeland War, the architects’ idea was that the sheetings take the color of blood. Since they are constructed of steel that changes color, a period of seven years was predicted. In this way, the memorial would reflect the symbolism of its purpose. But even after more than seven years, the citizens are not satisfied with its design, which is often referred to as “radiators”.

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  • ivica58 says:

    Mnogi ljudi ga kritiziraju i ne sviđa im se, no možda bi drukčije razmišljali da shvaćaju simboliku samog spomenika.

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1_address

Address:
Ulica Hrvatske Republike, Osijek 31000

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GPS coordinates:
45.558553, 018.678137 (45°33’30.8″N, 018°40’41.3″E)

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Size (small/medium/big):
Medium

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Working hours:
0-24h

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Price:
Free sightseeing

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Required time for sightseeing:
5 min

Tips:

Normally people call this monument “rusty radiators” because they do not like it.

GPS coordinates: 45.558553, 018.678137 (45°33’30.8″N, 018°40’41.3″E)

Address: Ulica Hrvatske Republike, Osijek 31000
Monument to the victims of the war is in the center of Osijek (around 450m away from the Ante Starčević Square) in Croatian Republic Street.

 

Translations:
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do Spomenika stradalnicima rata koji se nalazi u centru grada Osijeka (od Trga Ante Starčevića udaljen je oko 450m) u ulici Hrvatske Republike. Hvala!

You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!

 

Additional translation:
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema Spomeniku stradalnicima rata koji se nalazi u centru grada Osijeka (od Trga Ante Starčevića udaljen je oko 450m) u ulici Hrvatske Republike. Hvala!

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