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Situated in Zizka Square

Visited on Wednesday 11th October while passing through Tabor, a lovely Square to spend sometime... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Caloundra, Australia
He played a huge role in the building of this town

As others have mentioned he was a well known Hussite commander and the circles around the statue... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
Linda B
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Zizka Square, Tabor 390 01, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Visited on Wednesday 11th October while passing through Tabor, a lovely Square to spend sometime exploring.

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is really a review of the square. Tabor is off the tourist trail, which means the square is uncrowded and looks relatively unchanged. We spent a few weeks in the area, with Tabor as our main food shopping destination, so we spent a fair...More

Thank Scott R
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The sculpture is showing how Jan Žižka looked. That's correct. But text on the tag is wrong: "Jan Žižka builded the city." That's not correct. Jan Žižka came a few years after a year when city was build. Text isn't historic correct.

Thank otilrak
Reviewed 31 July 2017

in the main square so if you are walking around the square you'll see it. the thing I remember most about the statue is that I was lining up a shot of it and then realized it wasn't worth it. so, yeah, check it out,...More

Thank joemontana16
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Jan Zizka Monument is an statue located in the centre of Town Square (Zizkovo Namesti) of Tabor, a city in the Bohemian Region in Czech Republic. He was a leader of hussites, a Pre-Protestant Christian movement, which fought against the imposed Catholic religion in Middle...More

Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 8 November 2016

As others have mentioned he was a well known Hussite commander and the circles around the statue show the dates of all of his victories. He remained undefeated until his death in 1424.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Zizka was the commander of a faction of the Czech Hussite movement based in the town of Tabor. Despite blindness he was an inspiring and very successful commander. The monument depicts him with his disabilities.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 8 May 2016

If you are visiting Tabor and are interested in the life of Jan Hus, the C14th Bohemian religious reformer, then you must see this imposing statue of his lieutenant Jan Zizka (pronounced Zhizhka), who invented an early form of tank during the Thirty Years War....More

Thank Sitrherland
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Jan Zizka was the main leader of the hussit movement. Notice the circles on the sides of this statue. In every circle you can see one year of Zizka's victorious battle!

Thank Daj R
Reviewed 31 December 2015

This statue underscores the historical trace of the beautiful square in Tabor city.Mr. Zizka is iconic person from czech history and founder of this city!

Thank Lukas V
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