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Intriguing

Just near the Spanish Synagogue in the Jewish Quarter you will find this intriguing and thought... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
v0yageur22
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Interesting

Interesting monument to Franz Kafka. It was created by Jaroslav Róna and installed in 2003. It... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

Just near the Spanish Synagogue in the Jewish Quarter you will find this intriguing and thought provoking statue of Kafka astride an empty suit. If you are in the area it is worth contemplating.

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Interesting monument to Franz Kafka. It was created by Jaroslav Róna and installed in 2003. It represents a political candidate being carried on the shoulders of someone else during a campaign rally.

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Reviewed 20 July 2018

Prague is Franz Kafka's city and this enigmatic bronze monument by Jaroslav Rona, standing in the Square named after Kafka in the Jewish Quarter, is one such memorial. It shows a small Franz Kafka sitting atop the shoulders of a gigantic man in a suit....More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Very striking monument - the sort of thing Salvador Dali might have done if he'd turned to sculpture. Don'y think the tripadvisor map has its location quite right.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Situated nearby the corner of Dushni and Siroka in the Jewish Quarter, this bronze statue features a small man riding on the shoulders of a much larger headless man without hands. Both are dressed in suits; both look like respectable adults so it makes one...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

The author Franz Kafka is an important name among writers of the XX century. He was a Czech jewish citizen who lived and study and Prague. In the jewish quarter in Prague, very close to the Spanish synagogue and close also to a house of...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

My husband and I stumbled on the statue when we were grabbing a drink at V Kolkovne Bar. There was a tour group that was standing in front of it for about 7 minutes but after that it was quite easy to get a picture...More

Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We went for a drink at the Nostress bar opposite and I had to sit for an hour with this statue in my eyeline. Quite a disturbing experience, but one I'd recommend.

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Interesting monument near the Spanish Synagogue. Statute represents a political candidate being carries in the shoulders of a giant from Kafka’s book “Amerika” which was published posthumously. There is also another modern Franz Kafka monument in New Town that looked interesting to visit as well.

Thank hrs314
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

The monument og Franz Kafka is great, and rearly crowded, but help! A little to the left (a little behind this monument, there is a pine tree, and while driving past, on my way to the airport and up om a pole "inside " the...More

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