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Striking day and night

Very striking in daylight and darkness. It’s just a place to pause on the way to or from other... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Anlaby, United Kingdom
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Very Moving

At first sight this memorial seems a bit strange, but then you realise its the same person, who is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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Petrin Hill | Tram stop Ujezd, Prague, Czech Republic
Malá Strana (Little Quarter)
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very striking in daylight and darkness. It’s just a place to pause on the way to or from other destinations and there are several nearby

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At first sight this memorial seems a bit strange, but then you realise its the same person, who is just wasting away through hunger. Its extremely moving. Its of the main tourist route, but well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

This memorial has atmosphere and shows part of the history which should never repeat again. It is important to remind it so we never forget this period of no-freedom.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RolandNavratil
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

These statues explain the struggles of communism and make it an easy way of explaining to children too

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jamiemart1989
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This statue really represents it's meaning - it's hard-hitting. It's also especially creepy in the dark - but I think that adds to it's aesthetic.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 957asial
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Walking towards the Petrin Hill Funicular, I came across these statues located in a small park. Whoever sculpted these statues did a great job portraying the anguish and sufferings expressed in their faces. Surrounding these statues are some beautiful flowering plants and benches to sit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Worth the hike to get to this location just below the Lesser City. Take the time to walk to the top of the hill as well to see he old wall. These statues are a memorial to Communist victims and quite eerie.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tjcknigh
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We went over to the hunger wall before walking up the hill. We didn’t know what it was. It’s fascinating. The struggle of man through hard times in Communist Czech. Quite incredible statues. Simple, effective and grotesque. We went back when it was dark to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Dave S
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Worth digging the history behind this monument. We enjoyed that it was strategically placed and quite accessible.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ant S
Reviewed 22 July 2018

To understand and to appreciate the Hungwall at the Petrin Hill, a quick reading of the history will help. I will mentioned a little information here. The Hunger Wall is a medieval defensive wall built to protect of the Lesser Town (Mala Strana) and the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Prawet J
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Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
Malá Strana is one of the oldest and the most
beautiful neighbourhoods in the city. Nestled
underneath Prague Castle it was once a part of the
Kings route taken by future kings on their way to
coronation - originating in the Old Town, crossing
Charles Bridge and leading to Saint Vitus Cathedral.
Cobblestone streets are lined with picturesque
medieval houses, remarkable palaces, churches, kitsch
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Brenda E
9 July 2018|
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Response from savedade | Reviewed this property |
I would advise walking the area. It is FREE!
Brenda E
9 July 2018|
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Response from RMPurton | Reviewed this property |
No not at all - it is free to visit