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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.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good55%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“old town square” (45 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 2 days ago

This large and stoic monument to Jan Hus sits in Prague's beautiful Old Town square. Hus was a Catholic priest and early religious reformer who predated Luther, Calvin and Zwingli. This impressive bronze monument serves as a reminder of Hus' attempts to reform the church.

Thank StockholmKindaGuy
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you visit town square you cannot miss it. A monument Worth a see, but you have to get up close to get a good look

Thank Stacey S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on Thursday 12th October. It is situated in the Old Town Square and you have to stop and have a closer look at this large monument to Jan Hus. You can't miss it.

1  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A colossal memorial on the Old Town Square commemorates Jan Hus, a 14th century religious reformer who challenged the opulence and corruption of the catholic church. Hus was declared a heretic and burned at the stake in 1415. The memorial now considered a symbol of...More

Thank Larry C
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 22 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 30 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 15 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
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