On September 11th 1960 in Nova Gorica the Monument to Edvard Rusjan, pioneer aviator and the first pilot of Slovene origin was erected.
Edvard Rusjan built the plane alone and only with the help of his brother and flew already in the year 1909 high up into the sky. The 10.5 metre high monument, representing Icarus and designed by sculptor Janez Lenassi, is located alongside the Erjavčeva street in Nova Gorica.
Tourist Board - Nova Gorica Tourist Information Center
Delpinova ulica 18b
Tel. : +386 5 330 46 00
Web site : www.novagorica-turizem.com
GPS Northing (N) : 45,9568
GPS Easting (E) : 13,6474