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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On Wenceslas Square 30 metres down from the horse is the plaque to Jan Palach and Jan Zajic who both self-immolated in 1969.

On Wenceslas Square 30 metres down from the horse is the plaque to Jan Palach and Jan Zajic who both self-immolated in

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 torn down by the Nazis and reinstalled in It's in front of the Prague Main Train Station which on the Czech Monopoly board is called "Wilsonovo".

The 17.11.1989 plaque commemorating the location in Narodni (New Town) where the protesting students first fought with the security services and triggered the Velvet Revolution.

The plaque commemorating the location in Narodni (New Town) where the protesting students first fought with the security services and triggered the Velvet Revolution.

Less than 100 metres from Wenceslas Square. Josef Jungmann was at the forefront of the Czech Reformist movement and almost single-handedly reconstructed the written Czech language as we know it today.

The Prague City Walking Tour explores 3 of Prague most popular districts, Old Town, New Town and Lesser Town including Prague Castle.

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

The Prague City Walking Tour explores 3 of Prague most popular districts, Old Town, New Town and Lesser Town including Prague Castle.

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

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 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 each year.

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

Prague Old Town and Jewish Quarter Walking Tour - Living Prague Tours

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

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