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This statue really represents it's meaning - it's hard-hitting. It's also especially creepy in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Asia L
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Who are these guys?

Walking towards the Petrin Hill Funicular, I came across these statues located in a small park... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
LolaGo1
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Petrin Hill | Tram stop Ujezd, Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This memorial has atmosphere and shows part of the history which should never repeat again. It is important to remind it so we never forget this period of no-freedom.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These statues explain the struggles of communism and make it an easy way of explaining to children too

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This statue really represents it's meaning - it's hard-hitting. It's also especially creepy in the dark - but I think that adds to it's aesthetic.

Thank Asia L
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Walking towards the Petrin Hill Funicular, I came across these statues located in a small park. Whoever sculpted these statues did a great job portraying the anguish and sufferings expressed in their faces. Surrounding these statues are some beautiful flowering plants and benches to sit...More

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Worth the hike to get to this location just below the Lesser City. Take the time to walk to the top of the hill as well to see he old wall. These statues are a memorial to Communist victims and quite eerie.

Thank tjcknigh
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We went over to the hunger wall before walking up the hill. We didn’t know what it was. It’s fascinating. The struggle of man through hard times in Communist Czech. Quite incredible statues. Simple, effective and grotesque. We went back when it was dark to...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2018

Worth digging the history behind this monument. We enjoyed that it was strategically placed and quite accessible.

Thank Ant S
Reviewed 22 July 2018

To understand and to appreciate the Hungwall at the Petrin Hill, a quick reading of the history will help. I will mentioned a little information here. The Hunger Wall is a medieval defensive wall built to protect of the Lesser Town (Mala Strana) and the...More

1  Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Comfortable A fair wal away from main sights of Prague I did not enjoy the 6am waking one morning by the hovering on the wooden floor and the robust banging of the doors and skirting board in the passageway Getting in after dark was a...More

Thank GEORDIENE1
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Art with a message that recalls out past so that it is note repeated is evident in the Hunger Wall sculpture. The lives that were lost during the communist era left families asking difficult questions. Charles IV ordered the building of a wall to serve...More

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coronation - originating in the Old Town, crossing
Charles Bridge and leading to Saint Vitus Cathedral.
Cobblestone streets are lined with picturesque
medieval houses, remarkable palaces, churches, kitsch
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Brenda E
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Response from savedade | Reviewed this property |
I would advise walking the area. It is FREE!
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Brenda E
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