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Upside-Down Statue of King Wenceslas Riding a Dead Horse

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Upside down statue

We really enjoyed seeing this 'upside down statue', it was much larger than i had imagined... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jenkle89
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Hendaye, France
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Quirky Prague

One of my favorite quirky features of this beautiful city. This very old art work is in the center... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
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Vodickova 704/36 | Lucerna Palace Gallery - Palác Lucerna, Prague 11602, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed seeing this 'upside down statue', it was much larger than i had imagined. Situated in a nice little shopping arcade, the café Lucerna upstairs does the best hot chocolates too.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite quirky features of this beautiful city. This very old art work is in the center of a gorgeous covered passage that contains a movie theater, some good restaurants and cafes and a wine store.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful sculpture and even better it is within a stunning shopping arcade. There is a lovely restaurant/bar/cafe where you can sit and look at the sculpture from a closer perspective.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We wouldn’t have found this without Jason of LivingPrague tours but Lucerna is gorgeous and we enjoyed seeing this statue. There’s a lovely little cafe at the top of the stairs where you can enjoy the view and the stained glass windows

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

It took me ages to find it because I read on another site that is in Lucerna Palace and then someone else mentioned Starbucks which is on the left of the square or in an arcade under the palace so I went underground etc. Long...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

Not much to say given there is a picture here. It's not to difficult to find the Lucerna if you keep your eyes open as you go down Vodickova. The Lucerna is worth a look in its own right.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

We would have missed this except for Rick Steve’s description as to how to find it. It is in a sort of mall just off Wenceslas Square and yes, worth the trip to see it.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Well worth seeking out shopping centre opposite Grand Europe hotel. Shopping arcade architecture worth a visit a few cafes and bars there

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Because of its peculiarity, I tried hard looking for it. Without any Inet data on my mobile, I relied on my memory concerning its location. I knew it's near Wenceslas Square, near Starbucks and near Jan Palach Memorial. When I almost surrendered searching for it,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Alfred O
Reviewed 19 August 2018

One of the many scultures in the city by Prague-born artist David Cerny, this was probably our favorite. Located in the Lucerna Palace shopping arcade, this is Cerny's unique take on the famous St. Wenceslas statue in nearby Wenceslas Square. Our walking tour took us...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank GoLeafs85
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Nove Mesto (New Town)
Nearly 700 hundred metres long, Wenceslas Square
represents the most frequent and buzzing crossroads of
the city. The National Museum in the upper part of the
square watches over your spending spree in countless
shops and retail stores lining the entire square,
which ends at Na Příkopě, the most famous shopping
street. When tired or broke, you can explore the
city's underpasses, which can take you to the Old Town
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