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A powerful symbol of human strength

As Paris has La Tour Eiffel, Vukovar has it’s tower that can be seen from many parts of the city... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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City symbol

sadly when I got there, the whole tower was under construction so you can not see much, however I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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Vukovar 32000, Croatia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As Paris has La Tour Eiffel, Vukovar has it’s tower that can be seen from many parts of the city, and it’s called Vodotoranj. It’s the most prominent symbol of war damages and sufferings that the city has gone through quite recently. It is a...More

Thank TutaRuta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

sadly when I got there, the whole tower was under construction so you can not see much, however I am sure in the future it will look beautiful again.

Thank geegee2016
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This doesn’t take too long to see so its only really worth stopping at for a few minutes on the way past but it’s an important reminder and memorial to what happened during the war. Currently being restored.

Thank Belfastguy
Reviewed 6 September 2018

I'll give it 5-stars anyway for the significance factor. It currently has scaffolding all around it because they are restoring / reinforcing the water tower. I hear they are going to leave the battle scars, but just reinforce the structure, and maybe even add a...More

1  Thank dannyboytravels
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Greatly damaged in the war, kept as a memorial for some years, now being restored into a restaurant.

Thank Pam D
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a reminder of the war, within recent history, and the genocide that took place here. not so very long ago. It is being restored. vukovar is still trying to recover.

1  Thank 451dennisy
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Preserved with bullet holes as a reminder of the terrible war Should be kept like this for generations to see

1  Thank j d
Reviewed 17 April 2018

This Water tower is the place that should be visited when going to Vukovar. Even it is visible almost from everywhere it is worth to go there and see it from near. Currently (April 2018.) it is under reconstruction. After finishing,there will be restaurant on...More

1  Thank 649alens
Reviewed 6 February 2018

This water tower was only built in 1960, and it is a utilitarian, not very attractive part of the city. It stands in a public park and the reason it is famous, and why it has become a tourist attraction is because it became a...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Vukovar Water Tower is a clear example of the destruction caused by a war; a symbol of the city of Vukovar which shows the suffering of the population of that city and of the country of Croatia in general in the War of Independence following...More

1  Thank periandro
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