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Just north of Zizkovska Tower about 15 minutes walk to the base of this hilly Vitkov Park. It will be another leisurely walk to the top whereby you will see a building with a hugh monument of Jan Zizka mounted on a war horse armed...More
A great walk and wonderful way to the see the city of Praha!! They have this lovely coffee shop where you can get a coffee before continuing your site seeing. And it is a great visit for any history buff.
Had this attraction on our "to do" list and our hotel was 100 yards from the park in which it is located, the park is a hill (Vitkov Hill) which means you get some absolutely brilliant views of Prague, a pleasant place to walk on...More
The National Monument at Vitkov was impressive with the massive equestrian statue and the views of the city. The walk was enjoyable up a winding hill that accumulated with gorgeous views and the incredible statue from all angles. It was indeed worth the walk.
In the 1400s Jan Hus, a Bohemian theologian, protested the corruption of the Catholic Church and the practice of paying for indulgences.
He was tricked into a meeting where he was burned alive.
His movement, the Hussites grew in power in Bohemia, Moravia, and Poland....More
After a long but beautiful walk up the hill and steps you reach this monument on top of Vitkov Hill.
The monument is in tribute to the Czechoslovak legionaries, with the statute of the one eyed man riding a huge horse.
At the site currently...More
The iconic statue stands tall in this gorgeous landscaped place. The monument is of national significance and the place that surrounds it looks amazing, when viewed from the top. We quite enjoyed walking around. Prague truly is a magnificent city.