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Visit Dunavski park and this interesting monument

Dunavski park is in a city center and it's definitely a must see. Enjoy the nature and relax. An... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
DijanaMwenda
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Nice

Nice monument in beautiful surroundings of Danube park in the center of the city. Attractive photo... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Stone S
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Novi Sad, Serbia

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Dunavski park is in a city center and it's definitely a must see. Enjoy the nature and relax. An interesting monument of Djura Jaksic will definitely impress you (don't sit on his lap like many people do, after all it's a monument).

Thank DijanaMwenda
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Nice monument in beautiful surroundings of Danube park in the center of the city. Attractive photo stop.

Thank Stone S
Reviewed 17 July 2016

It's an urban legend that if you sit on Djuras lap and whisper your wish to him, it will come true. Try and see it yourself. My wish came true ... but I forgot to pay Loto ticket ;-)

Thank Slobodan B
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Djura is the most popular person in Dunavski Park. I think, there is no person from Serbia without picture in his lap! Every time I'm taking new, making jokes with him and once we were talking about life in Park 😁 Between my friend and...More

Thank Iva G
Reviewed 10 June 2016

It's what most people do. Though he was a great man, no doubt and the statue is very fitting. Google him now, go on...

Thank gsuphosdwn
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Djura was a great man, so great monument he got. It's attractive for people taking pictures sitting in his chest... He wouldn't be so happy to know people do that, he was bohemian artist... Anyway, interesting too see, take a picture... There was exactly the...More

2  Thank GarySquatter
Reviewed 9 April 2015

It's an urban legend that if you sit on Djuras lap and whisper your wish to him, it will come true. Try and see it yourself. My wish came true :)

4  Thank Svjetlana Đ
Reviewed 4 April 2015

The statue of Djura Jaksic his excellent work by sculptor Jovan Soldatovic. The similar artwork you may see in Skadarlija in Belgrade. Djura Jaksic was famous Serbian poet and writer, dramatist, one of Serbia's greatest painters. So, it is recommended to take a walk in...More

Thank LjubisaJasna
Reviewed 18 September 2013

yeah, so walking down the danube park you stumble across this statue with no markings, no clue to who he is, but fortunately there's free wifi from the city so you can google to find out who he was. shortly, he was a painter, writer...More

1  Thank Ivan N
Reviewed 14 January 2013

It is a lovely park with a swan lake and lots of space for children to play. It is in the old part of the town, it is place to go for a walk or to pass by on you way to the oldest city...More

Thank ivana c
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