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Historic sight in the old town

This intricate plague monument in the main square of the old town is decorated with a statue of... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
roaming_kiwi58
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Another Plague Monument

Europe is a beautiful location to visit and the city is one of the most beautiful. Along with the... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
donl355
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Located at the square of the Cesky Krumlov castle. A small fountain. Not many tourist were here when the time we came due to the raining weather. Visited on Nov 2017.

Thank hweeying
Reviewed 8 October 2018

It is always interesting to see the plaque column in every town I visit. This one is beautifully lid at night.

Thank Gabriela G
Reviewed 4 October 2018

This intricate plague monument in the main square of the old town is decorated with a statue of Virgin Mary and 8 patron saints, who were supposed to protect the people of the town against the plague. You can't miss it if you are walking...More

Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed 24 September 2018

It is amazing when you consider of how much of European history was shaped by the Plague and this monument is a excellent reminder. This column was the second of these pillars that we saw on our trip and was by far one of the...More

Thank 219waltera
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Europe is a beautiful location to visit and the city is one of the most beautiful. Along with the castles and cathedrals and churches every town seems to have it also has a plague monument. It appears almost that someone was going around Europe during...More

Thank donl355
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Nice historic place to visit, to spend time, to walk, to buy curiosities and souvenirs. And there are a lot of places to eat around the nice monument

Thank denissedaniela91
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The history behind the Columns is what it makes it interesting, it dates back to the 17th century when it was erected in remembrance to the Plague that devastated the city during the 14th and 16th century. The statue of the Virgin Mary is at...More

Thank Margarita P
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This is a beautiful square, surrounded by small shops and cafes. It provided a different feeling, as it offered a spacious view of the square as opposed to the narrow cobble-stoned streets. The Plague Column is worth a visit.

Thank Amelia J
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

While the fountain is indeed in the middle of the square, this alone wasn’t the highlight for me. The highlight was siting on the fountain and imagining Hitler being here in person and Stalin’s tanks rumbling through the square. Puts a lot in perspective. Highly...More

Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Around the lazy squere,the main squere of Cesky Krumlov.People of the city,and lot of tourists everytime are visiting this Column .Plague Column is one of the most beautiful in Europe,for me.I offer the visit to the Plague Column for everybody.

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