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nice place for a selfie

The coolest place in Bardejov to take a picture. The only known executioner statue I have ever... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
T0urist7
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Warsaw, Poland
Very Unique!

You can’t miss this statue at the far end of the town square. Of course, you have to take a photo... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Irene A
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Vancouver, Canada
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26 Oct 2018
“nice place for a selfie”
24 Sep 2018
“Very Unique!”
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Radnicne namestie, Bardejov, Slovakia
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

The coolest place in Bardejov to take a picture. The only known executioner statue I have ever seen. At one time in Bardejów there was a school of executioners and probably this profession enjoyed the adepts' interest.

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Reviewed 25 September 2018

You can’t miss this statue at the far end of the town square. Of course, you have to take a photo of it and create some fun photos of you on the executioner’s block. Definitely unique and worth seeing. The whole town is lovely, although...More

Thank Irene A
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

It was an important privilege to have a local executor in a town. This privilege was granted by emperor only to those most important and rich towns. That's why locals were proud to have own executor.

Thank smallhausen1
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit. It’s definitely a must if you are in Bardejov. The statue is at a great angle for shooting pictures. Also, there are several museums and restaurantes near by.

Thank 74luanc
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We did not see it at first, but rather while coming back from round tour. I wish I knew the story behind it.

Thank AndrejaKo
Reviewed 26 January 2018

For a statue it is quite cool. It is also nicely located amoung beautiful houses in the old market.Made of bronze and human size.

Thank filippaluba
Reviewed 5 January 2018

A quite unique bronze statue found in the medieval old town square of Bardejov in Slovakia. The statue is lifesize and lends itself to amusing photography as many a tourist//traveller has played the part of those about to be beheaded. Great fun!

Thank bhtiek
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Although once knowing what this means it would be scaring, it tells the story and fact in medieval. It is a meaningful educational statue.

Thank Yali L
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