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Wenceslas Monument

Vaclavske namesti, Prague, Czech Republic
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Vaclavske namesti, Prague, Czech Republic
Nove Mesto (New Town)
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Reviewed April 20, 2016

The monument is a piece of history due to the location and events that have unfolded in the surrounding square. The statue itself is interesting, imposing and a classic example of historic grandeur. Please take the time to walk the large square, look at the...More

Thank WKGuy1
Reviewed March 31, 2016

Prague isn't just Old Town and it's historical treasures. New Town in Prague is just as good as the old one. Then you surely want to visit Wenceslas square with monument watching from top of it right in front of national museum. Nice place to...More

Thank Adam G
Reviewed February 13, 2016

The Wenceslas monument stands at the top of Wenceslas Square and offers a great meeting place as well as a lesson in Czech history. This is a beautiful cast bronze statute that is worth viewing from afar as well as up close to see the...More

Thank RDCononver
Reviewed January 21, 2016

This is a famous statue of St Wencelas by famous Czech sculptor Josef Vaclav Myslbek who worked on it for 30 years. It was put in its place in 1913. Many Prague people meet her as it is a very easily recognizable spot.

Thank Janulik
Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

This is quite an imposing statue that towers over the top of the square and is good for photographs and a short stop It somewhat lacks any information boards or descriptions for the Visitors to Prague to inform them of the history behind the statue...More

Thank badmintontim
Reviewed January 7, 2016

Nice historical statue of the very famous and glorious King overlooking the huge square. take your time and enjoy contemplating all the surrounding building.

Thank Roland C
Reviewed December 11, 2015

While not actually a king, this saint/martyr was a such a good person that the title of king was posthumously bestowed upon him by the Holy Roman Empire. If you know the Christmas carol, you'll want to see who we're always singing about, and since...More

Thank bdj129
Reviewed December 9, 2015

Right at the south eastern end of the Square that bears his name is the impressive equestrian statue of King Wenceslas. Difficult to get close to however to take photos as so many other people are trying to do likewise. We learned that the original...More

Thank Brucestewart
Reviewed November 20, 2015

The best-known Praha statue, and also a very popular meeting place of Praha citizens is the St. Wenceslas Monument. Praha citizens often gather in the Wenceslas Square near the monument during important or dramatic times. Demonstrations against Communist regime were held there, as well as...More

Thank vss_phoenix
Reviewed November 17, 2015

Yes it's true, good king Wenceslas, the guy we all used to sing our Christmas carols at peoples doors in the English speaking world was actually from Prague! And here majestically perched at the top of Wenceslas square he looks down it on his mighty...More

Thank Theycallitmadness
Nove Mesto (New Town)
Nearly 700 hundred meters long, Wenceslas Square
represents the most frequent and buzzing crossroads of
the city. The National Museum in the upper part of the
square watches over your spending spree in countless
shops and retail stores lining the entire square,
which ends at Na Příkopě, the most famous shopping
street. When tired or broke, you can explore the
city's underpasses, which can take you to the Old Town
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