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Jan Hus Monument

Praha 1 | Staromestske Namesti, Prague 11000, Czech Republic
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An Art Nouveau-style monument that pays tribute to reformer Jan Hus, who was burned alive in 1415, after being denounced as a heretic.
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Praha 1 | Staromestske Namesti, Prague 11000, Czech Republic
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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To some it may be just a statue, but the symbolism is nevertheless important to those who knows who Jan Hus was and what he stood for. Hus was one of the early Church reformers who was martyred for his views and burnt at the...More

Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Apart the fact that the sculptor had to build is own house in order to create this massive statue this is just a statue. You can try to have a sit on one of the bench around to admire the old town square. Also it...More

Thank KerLoike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very suggestiv statue. Hus was and is very important personality in the Czech history. Believe or not still today there is a small religion group who follows Hus. The statue is not by chance in the middle of the city, most of...More

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Christmas markets took over the Old Town Square and this lovely monument was quartered off almost unceremoniously. It would have been nice to see this as the full feature it should be

Thank codym481
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jan Hus Monument is a fantastic monument in the wonderful Old Town Square that is unmissable if your visiting the square. The monument honours Jan Hus who was burnt at the stake in 1415 for speaking out against the church. The monument is well detailed...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is a large monument that sits in the square in the old town in the centre of Prague and commemorates a Jan Hus who led a movement against the catholic church in the 15th century. Unveiled in 1915 it has become a symbol of...More

Thank Fellowtraveller00
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Jan Hus was martyred and burned at the stake in 1415 as a dissident against the Catholic Church. He was was early in the Protestant movement. This statue from 1915 was made to symbolize the people opposing oppressive regimes whether they are governments or churches....More

1  Thank Don P
Reviewed 15 May 2017

A very nice statue in the middle of the main town square. Make sure you notice all the details. Read up on the man and you will enjoy it even more.

Thank Asswag
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This sculpture is in the center of Old Town Square. I was looking for it and didn't realize it was right there. A lot of detail and interesting to read the history of Jan Hus.

Thank bartleycrc
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We passed by this on a tour it's also close to our apartment, this is located in one of the main squares. Got a few nice photos of it. It's a nice monument, but once again knowing the history behind it is what makes it...More

Thank ashp90
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
One of the oldest neighbourhoods in town represents
the medieval heart of Prague. It’s no surprise it is
bustling with tourists every time of day. Križovnický
square, overlooking Charles Bridge with Prague Castle
in the background, is probably the most beautiful
square in the city. Its unique historical atmosphere
of gothic houses and churches, cobblestone streets and
squares, and stone towers blend together with the
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