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Holy Trinity Column

Olomouc, Czech Republic
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Ranked #2 of 24 Attractions in Olomouc
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues
Description: This 115-foot-tall, early-18th-century structure is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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91 reviews 91 reviews
19 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is very impressive and I have never seen anything quite like this- however it is not really evident that it is to commemorate victims if the plague unless you had read about it previously.

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Torun, Poland
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Beautiful piece of art - so many details... This column looks really good. Definitely worth visiting.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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55 reviews 55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Stunning piece of architecture. Plaque Column made in the art the Baroque. Picturesque night view. Recommend to see

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Albany, Oregon
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90 reviews 90 reviews
27 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The Holy Trinity Column, a monument to those who died during the Plague, is an excellent meeting point in the center of Olomouc. It's slightly taller than Prague's, so obviously you have to visit! Be sure to check out the astronomical clock nearby and grab a (cheap, but good) beer in one of the cafes.

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

One of Olomouc's must-sees. The sculpture is great but the surface has been slightly worn out so it doesn't look that clean. The squares are nice places for relaxing.

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Naples, Florida
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107 reviews 107 reviews
25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

If you're lucky enough to visit Olomouc, you'll no doubt see this beautiful monument which is a UNESCO site located in the Upper Square. It's a lovely place to explore and then sit by and watch the activity on the square.

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I've visited Olomouc a few times, and am never disappointed at the lovely view of the Column and Town Hall as you approach the square. The Column of course dominates it, but take time to look at the buildings as well, some of which were palaces in former times. Even the cafes (with their awful wooden terraces), add to the... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

It is a magnificent example of Roccoco sculpture one of many within the city. The tradition continues with modern works commissioned throughout the city. A feast for the eyes

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Copenhagen Region, Denmark
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

It is a fantastic monument and it is on unesco World hertage sitesince 2000.A small chapel is in the lower part..it is 32 meter tall the monument ..It is fantastic..

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Olomouc, Czech Republic
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is one of the reminders in Olomouc that the city has a long history in Europe. Always nice to look at... :-)

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