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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.
Praha 1 | Staromestske Namesti, Prague 11000, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

The Monument is impressive! It was unveiled in the Staromestske Square in1915 to commemorate 500th anniversary of Jan Hus martyrdom. He was religious reformer burned at stake in 1415. His life story is quite complex, he was educated and taught at the Charles University. He...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2014

seems like the city doesn't care much about the monument, the color seemed to be shading away, dirty, cant take good pictures, surrounded by the fence and homeless people

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw the statue of Jan Hus, the Czech version of Martin Luther. Hus was a Czech theologian, Catholic priest, philosopher, master, dean, and rector of the Charles University in Prague. He became a church reformer, a key predecessor to Protestantism and a seminal figure...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Located behind the old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock is this big statue. Similar to any attractions in this area, there are many people taking photos with this statue included. Other attractions nearby are St. Nicholas Church and the Kostel Marie Pred Tynem plus some...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

The big monument in the end of Prague Old Town Square commemorates Jan Hus, one of the most significant persons of Czech history and national identity. Unique location for wedding photography.

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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Erected on July 6, 1915 to mark the 500th anniversary of his death, the monument to Jan Hus and his followers is located in the Old Market Square in Prague. His was a Czeck Catholic Priest and Theologian who questioned the hierarchy and ethics of...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is a very large and beatutiful monument in Old Town Square. While you are in Prague you are bound to travel through Old Town Square, so be sure to take the time to enjoy this monument and what it represents. The monument was unveiled...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The Jan Hus Memorial stands at one end of Old Town Square, Prague in the Czech Republic. The huge monument depicts victorious Hussite warriors and Protestants who were forced into exile 200 years after Hus in the wake of the lost Battle of the White...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Situated just about in the centre of the Old Town Squire stands this massive memorial to Jan Hus, a religious reformer and hero to the Czech people.

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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Jan Hus monument was completed in 2915 on the 500th anniversary of his death. This monument dominates the centre of the square. He was the Czech Hussite Reformer. Plenty of outdoor cafes here and people performing or playing statues here. Lots of cafes here but...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

The first time I heard of Jan Huss was when visiting Konstanz, in Germany, when learning about the Roman Catholic Council that happened there from 1414 to 1418. Jan Huss was a Czech Roman Catholic priest and philosopher who had concerns agains the Church was...More

1  Thank JuPereira
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Before we got to the Czech Republic, our (Dutch) guide said, "You can't miss the Hus memorial in the Old Town Square. It shows all sorts of things about the Czech people." And that just about sums it up - who Hus was, why he...More

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