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Upside-Down Statue of King Wenceslas Riding a Dead Horse

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Superb sculpture in a beautiful arcade. Worth a visit.

This is a beautiful sculpture and even better it is within a stunning shopping arcade. There is a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
johalliday2016
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Lucerna is worth a visit

We wouldn’t have found this without Jason of LivingPrague tours but Lucerna is gorgeous and we... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Laura B
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Vodickova 704/36 | Lucerna Palace Gallery - Palác Lucerna, Prague 11602, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a beautiful sculpture and even better it is within a stunning shopping arcade. There is a lovely restaurant/bar/cafe where you can sit and look at the sculpture from a closer perspective.

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We wouldn’t have found this without Jason of LivingPrague tours but Lucerna is gorgeous and we enjoyed seeing this statue. There’s a lovely little cafe at the top of the stairs where you can enjoy the view and the stained glass windows

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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

It took me ages to find it because I read on another site that is in Lucerna Palace and then someone else mentioned Starbucks which is on the left of the square or in an arcade under the palace so I went underground etc. Long...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2018

Not much to say given there is a picture here. It's not to difficult to find the Lucerna if you keep your eyes open as you go down Vodickova. The Lucerna is worth a look in its own right.

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Reviewed September 17, 2018

We would have missed this except for Rick Steve’s description as to how to find it. It is in a sort of mall just off Wenceslas Square and yes, worth the trip to see it.

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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Well worth seeking out shopping centre opposite Grand Europe hotel. Shopping arcade architecture worth a visit a few cafes and bars there

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Reviewed August 29, 2018

Because of its peculiarity, I tried hard looking for it. Without any Inet data on my mobile, I relied on my memory concerning its location. I knew it's near Wenceslas Square, near Starbucks and near Jan Palach Memorial. When I almost surrendered searching for it,...More

Thank Alfred O
Reviewed August 19, 2018

One of the many scultures in the city by Prague-born artist David Cerny, this was probably our favorite. Located in the Lucerna Palace shopping arcade, this is Cerny's unique take on the famous St. Wenceslas statue in nearby Wenceslas Square. Our walking tour took us...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2018

I would say this is a don't miss it visit for anyone who enjoys unique artwork. We were made aware of this hanging statue by our Rick Steve's Prague guide. One of the reasons to always carry some type of one. Fairly easy to find,...More

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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Took a bit of finding in a shopping arcade but worth the effort One of the many strange statues in Prague.

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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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