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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.
Praha 1 | Staromestske Namesti, Prague 11000, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Erected on July 6, 1915 to mark the 500th anniversary of his death, the monument to Jan Hus and his followers is located in the Old Market Square in Prague. His was a Czeck Catholic Priest and Theologian who questioned the hierarchy and ethics of...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a very large and beatutiful monument in Old Town Square. While you are in Prague you are bound to travel through Old Town Square, so be sure to take the time to enjoy this monument and what it represents. The monument was unveiled...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The Jan Hus Memorial stands at one end of Old Town Square, Prague in the Czech Republic. The huge monument depicts victorious Hussite warriors and Protestants who were forced into exile 200 years after Hus in the wake of the lost Battle of the White...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Situated just about in the centre of the Old Town Squire stands this massive memorial to Jan Hus, a religious reformer and hero to the Czech people.

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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Jan Hus monument was completed in 2915 on the 500th anniversary of his death. This monument dominates the centre of the square. He was the Czech Hussite Reformer. Plenty of outdoor cafes here and people performing or playing statues here. Lots of cafes here but...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

The first time I heard of Jan Huss was when visiting Konstanz, in Germany, when learning about the Roman Catholic Council that happened there from 1414 to 1418. Jan Huss was a Czech Roman Catholic priest and philosopher who had concerns agains the Church was...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Before we got to the Czech Republic, our (Dutch) guide said, "You can't miss the Hus memorial in the Old Town Square. It shows all sorts of things about the Czech people." And that just about sums it up - who Hus was, why he...More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The Jan Haus monument, which dominates the centre of the Old Town Square, is dedicated to this persecuted religious leader in Prague. Look at both sides of the monument, as one side represents the rebirth of the Czech nation with a young woman and the...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

This is quite a significant monument in Prague. Fortunately we were with Sasha our tour guide from Urban Adventures and we were told the story (folklore) behind the demise of Jan Hus and his stand against the Catholic Church and how he was lured into...More

Thank Simon D
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Just a very large monument of an important personality in the middle of the Old Town Square in Prague.

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