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Plague Column of the Virgin Mary Immaculate

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An Interesting Monument

Found this interesting monument in the town square of Kutna Hora in the Czech Republic. Fascinating... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
swanssi
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NYC
Impressive but under rennovation

Currently was under renovation but was impressive in size and design, would be great to see without... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
BlarghBlargh
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York, United Kingdom
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Nov 19, 2017
“An Interesting Monument”
Oct 10, 2017
“Impressive but under rennovation”
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Found this interesting monument in the town square of Kutna Hora in the Czech Republic. Fascinating piece of Central European history !

Thank swanssi
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Currently was under renovation but was impressive in size and design, would be great to see without scaffolding

Thank BlarghBlargh
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Currently under renovation, but still very impressive by size and from architectonic style point of view. Very important historic landmark.

Thank Kleopetra
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We passed through the square onto Husova and missed the statue and had to go back . Tall weather worn column

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 5 September 2016

the history behind the bubonic plague is very interesting and these columns erected around austria and czech are fascinating, but this one was being restored when we visited in aug 2016.

Thank Ankit K
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Stunning statue at the side gate of the Sedlec Ossuary. Worth taking a look at for sure. A beautiful memorial.

Thank barbabelle00
Reviewed 11 July 2016

As a South African living in a country with a rather young history, I love discovering interesting bits of European History like The Plague Column of the Virgin Mary Immaculate in Kutna Hora. "Marian columns are religious monuments depicting Virgin Mary on the top, often...More

2  Thank SuzaneVN
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We came across the Plague Column while strolling the streets of Kutna Hora. It was erected in the early 1700's as a plea to stop the plague which had claimed so many lives in town. The sculpture is decorated with religious figures and miners since...More

Thank Annette K
Reviewed 19 April 2016

While there are many such columns around- they are all significant in their function to serve as memorials to the countless numbers of victims who lost their lives to the plagues. We are all very lucky that plagues aren't as proliferative as in the days...More

Thank HeroHito
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Had no idea of the History behind these Columns but had noticed them all over the place ! Was glad to realise their significance and they are a nice tribute to the many, many who perished during those times. But I still like Monty Pythons...More

Thank Skeney57
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