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View from National Monument on Vitkov with Jan Zizka’s statue

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The National Monument with Jan Zizka is located on the Vitkov hill. This view offers you one of the best things to see in Prague, so check it with us. Firstly you can see Wenceslas Square, the National Museum and the Central Station with the railway network leading to the first republic viaducts just a few dozen meters below the monument.  The park surrounding the memorial is a beautiful place to relax or a picnic.

National Monument with Jan Zizka

Secondly in front of the functionalist building, which serves as a historical museum of Czech statehood, there is an equestrian statue of Jan Žižka. Jan Zizka was Hussite leader. He is most often portrayed as a warrior with a ribbon over his eye and a muzzle in his hand. The statue of Jan Zizka is the third largest bronze sculpture in the world. The monument is widely used as a sacred place to honor the memory of the deceased soldiers during the celebrations of the end of both world wars. The symbol of these deceased is also the Tomb of an unknown soldier from World War I from the Battle of Zborov. Stop here and give respect to fallen soldires, who were fighting for czech soveregnity. Hope you will enjoy it.


National Monument on Vítkov

U Památníku 1900, 130 00 Praha 3, Czechia
+420 224 497 600
Now Open Now Closed Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

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