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The Plague Column

Square of the Republic, Pilsen 30100, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

The Marian plague is in front of the Císařský dům and was built in a Renaissance style. The Column was built by the city ​​council in 1681 as a thank you to the end of the plague epidemic . The column is finished with a...More

Thank Janulik
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

I didn't know what the statue was for but it really is quite beautiful. Very ornate and has perfect background for photos - the old buildings or cathedral. Can't miss it if you are in the Republic Square.

Thank Phil G
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

The Plague Column is a beautiful statue located in the Main Square of Plzen, the biggest city it the West part of Czech Republic. It is a column to remember diseases and it is very beautiful. A thing to see, when you visit the Cathedral...More

1  Thank AlbertSalichs
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

The plague column was erected in 1681, to thank for not having a bigger epidemie. The top of the column is a copy of the famous Madonna of Plzen.

Thank 545medva
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Possibly a bit hidden between the cathedral and the city hall, in one corner of the main square, this plague column should not be omitted when you visit Pilsen. Have a look at the breathtaking details and elaborate structure. Definitely a must for each visitor...More

1  Thank charles911
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Right behind the cathedral and few steps from the town hall. Nice historical column to remembering the hard times of Pilsen history.

1  Thank Miloslav Z
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

One of the landmarks in the Republic Square. The shinny Plague Column was very beautiful, and the background buildings were also very attractive. A very good place to take some photos and memories. There were some wooden benches nearby that travelers can take a good...More

1  Thank Admiral2525
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

Near the immense Cathedral, on Republic's Square, you will find, on a corner, one of the most beautiful columns you can ever imagine! With its guided details, its architectural statements and its own significance, you would go bananas with all the composition! It does not...More

1  Thank AndrePatricio
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

We traveled to Burno and decided to check out UNESCO sites along our way back to Vienna, Austria. We really enjoyed this stop for a very good espresso and a few pictures. The city center is lined with colorful homes and shops.

1  Thank Spoonermomma1
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Reviewed 20 September 2015

The Square is enchanting.This memorial stands proud.So much to see in the square.Most towns do have a plague column.

1  Thank Ted B
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