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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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  • Very good53%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
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“old town square” (43 reviews)
“large statue” (4 reviews)
“czech history” (7 reviews)
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Praha 1 | Staromestske Namesti, Prague 11000, Czech Republic
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

A memorial monument to Jan Hus, a reformer who was burnt at the stake in 1415. The monument was unveiled on the 500th anniversary of his death in 1915.

Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Everytime You shall put into tittel something then its sometimes difficult You feel that You use the same tittel a lot. This monument its impossible to not see since it is in the most popular square in the town close to the most popular tourist...More

Thank Baross
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This is an impressive stone statue of Jan Hus and the monument can be seen from afar. We passed by the monument every time we pass by the square.

Thank LL721
Reviewed 29 September 2017

You will find this monument in the old town just down from the astronomical clock. It is a large monument with great views from all around and whatever angle you view it from.

Thank sarahpWiltshire
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

At one end of the Old Town Square is the huge magnificent stone and bronze statue of Jan Hus, a priest and a religious reformer belonging to the 14th-15th century, who was executed in 1415 by the Catholics. The statue was erected in his honour...More

Thank Monu D
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

What to say, its a monument, and a monumental one at that. This sigificance of Jan Hus to the history of Prague cannot be understated. As for the monument - it's present so it can only be 5stars

Thank dc862015
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The Jan Hus Monument is really wonderful. It's located in the Old Town Square so you will not miss it. It does make a dramatic backdrop for selfies. In case you are wondering, Jan Hus was a protestant reformer during the 30 years war. He...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Hussites were a splinter Christian group in the 15th century Czech Republik bent on socio-political reform and led by Jan Hus. The large statue in the Old Town Square commemorates Jan Hus and the rebellion away from the Catholic church. Really big--can't miss it....More

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is an impressive sculpture that has an interesting historic significance, and is in the middle of the city. This part of Prague is really impressive, and the sheer scale of the sculpture is worth seeing.

Thank DCB95
Reviewed 18 August 2017

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
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