Prague Monuments and Memorials

Prague is littered with monuments, memorials and plaques so here are a few of them. I tell the stories on the walking tours.
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The 911 Firefighter Monument on Kampa, close to Charles Bridge.

The 911 Firefighter Monument on Kampa, close to Charles Bridge.

In several location in the city you'll find the reference to "unknown fighter" who died in the first week of May 1945.

In several location in the city you'll find the reference to "unknown fighter" who died in the first week of May 1945.

Woodrow Wilson was a supporter of the formation of Czechoslovakia. The original statue was unveiled in 1928, torn down by the Nazis and reinstalled in 2011. It's in front of the Prague Main Train Station which on the Czech Monopoly board is called "Wilsonovo".

Woodrow Wilson was a supporter of the formation of Czechoslovakia. The original statue was unveiled in 1928, torn down by the Nazis and reinstalled in 2011. It's in front of the Prague Main Train Station which on the Czech Monopoly board is called "Wilsonovo".

At Prague Castle in the South Gardens. It marks the spot where the regents landed after being thrown from the third floor window. It became known as the second defenstration of Prague.

At Prague Castle in the South Gardens. It marks the spot where the regents landed after being thrown from the third floor window. It became known as the second defenstration of Prague.

At Prague Castle, the people who worked there and died during the second world war.

At Prague Castle, the people who worked there and died during the second world war.

An example of a memorial to an individual killed on May 5th 1945 by the occupying Nazis in the last week of occupation.

An example of a memorial to an individual killed on May 5th 1945 by the occupying Nazis in the last week of occupation.

A very modern memorial to Jan Hus. It uses natural sunlight and is only perfectly shown on July 6th each year.

A very modern memorial to Jan Hus. It uses natural sunlight and is only perfectly shown on July 6th each year.

An extension to the Jan Palach story. This is the Suicide Mother monument, an emotive conversation between mother and dead son.

An extension to the Jan Palach story. This is the Suicide Mother monument, an emotive conversation between mother and dead son.

The Eliska Krasnohorska monument on Charles Square. She was part of the Czech Reformist movement and in 1890 opened the first Girl's Grammar School (Czech language) in the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

The Eliska Krasnohorska monument on Charles Square. She was part of the Czech Reformist movement and in 1890 opened the first Girl's Grammar School (Czech language) in the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

The monument on Platform one of the main train station dedicated to Nicholas Winton and his efforts to evacuate Czech children before WW2.

The monument on Platform one of the main train station dedicated to Nicholas Winton and his efforts to evacuate Czech children before WW2.


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