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Tomas Garrique Masaryk Monument

Prague, Czech Republic
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Beautiful Statue Surrounded by Cheap Trinkets...

On our last trip to Prague I was surprised to see a row of wooden structures on the street just... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Wenovo
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Morris County, New Jersey
First president of the republic

Ironically, on the steps overlooking the Matthias Gate is a monument to Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, the... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2016
JuiTeoh
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

On our last trip to Prague I was surprised to see a row of wooden structures on the street just below the presiden'ts statue. There used to be a small band playing old Czech song at different times and I was always happy to see...More

5  Thank Wenovo
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

Ironically, on the steps overlooking the Matthias Gate is a monument to Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, the founder of the Czechoslovakia republic after the abolishment of monarchy in the Austrian-Hungary empire. A symbol of democracy steps away from the symbol of an empire. I wonder if...More

5  Thank JuiTeoh
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

My husband and I spend considerable amount of time in the Hradcany area in July. We strolled around in no hurry, taking in the much familiar views. The statue of Tomas Garrique is one of them. During this visit, I was also hoping to see...More

9  Thank Wenovo
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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

The statue stands tall in the castle district looking down upon the city of Prague. Apart from a very revered and loved man, he also was reputed to be a great administrator. The statue is well maintained. Great photo opportunity and also offers a phenomenal...More

5  Thank BhawaniPathania
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

We stumble upon this statue of one of the Czech Republic's President. The statue is beautiful and stands tall in the middle of the square. Nice place to relax away from the city buzz.

5  Thank Steve R
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Reviewed 27 March 2015

Tomas Garrique Masaryk was the much beloved first president of the newly formed Czechoslovakia in 1918. He married an american wife and took her last name for his middle name. He was a three term president and died not long before the start of World...More

15  Thank Wenovo
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Prague pulls you into its 1300 year old history.
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