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Karel Hynek Macha Momument

| Petrin Hill, Prague, Czech Republic
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Romance in May...

If you are walking up the Petrin Hill about midway, there is a life size bronze statue of a young... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Wenovo
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Morris County, New Jersey
Handsome poet..

Josef Vaclav Myslbek created this handsome young poet's statue. Myslbek is also the creator of the... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
Wenovo
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Morris County, New Jersey
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23 Oct 2017
“Romance in May...”
19 Aug 2016
“Handsome poet..”
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

If you are walking up the Petrin Hill about midway, there is a life size bronze statue of a young poet. He was idolized by young people because he was handsome, wrote lyrical poems and died very young. Couples in love, young and old, used...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Josef Vaclav Myslbek created this handsome young poet's statue. Myslbek is also the creator of the much better known equestrian statue of St. Wenceslas on the Wenceslas square. Karel Hynek Macha statue is about half way down from the top of Petrin hill heading down...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2015

We found this statue while strolling on the Petrin Hill. I have since found out it is of a poet who died young. Very sad.

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Reviewed 18 March 2015

The young handsome poet memorialized here, died at the young age of 26, just days before his wedding. His poetry, was so very romantic. His poem about love - called Maj (May) is well known to most Czechs. Over the years a tradition developed and...More

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