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Address: Mirove Namesti, Litomerice 412 01, Czech Republic
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Plague Column

interesting remnant of medieval plague epidemy. they are scattered all around the Europe, where the plague was present

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 December 2016
Tom M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

interesting remnant of medieval plague epidemy. they are scattered all around the Europe, where the plague was present

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

This column is in the middle of the main Litomerice square so you can't miss it. It was built in 1685 as a thank you for the end of the plague. On the top is Immaculata and down the sides are the four saints, St. Sebastian, St. Roch, St. Bartholomew and St. Francis Xavier and a statue of St Rosalia.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Definitely makes you think about how people survived plagues in the past. It is interesting, but not exceptional pillar.

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Ankara, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2012

When I see monuments that represent things like plagues, it makes me think that you never know what can happen. This monument stands at one end of the Peace square. It was built in 1681 after the plague killed 400 villagers in 1680. It is of baroque style. A better description is on the town's website www.litomerice.cz, I thinks it's... More 

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