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Plague Column

namEsti Svornosti, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
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Cool monument

It's in a center area of Lesser Town by St. Nicolas Church. I couldn't get great pics because the... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Tom B
via mobile
Beautiful Square

Love this square. I enjoy people watching and sitting outside on one of the benches is lovely... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
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namEsti Svornosti, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

It's in a center area of Lesser Town by St. Nicolas Church. I couldn't get great pics because the angle of the sun put it in a shadow. Oh well...

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Love this square. I enjoy people watching and sitting outside on one of the benches is lovely. Also great when there is a weekend fair. The square is a wonderful meeting place for everyone.

Thank yayaplusme
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Wonderful square to meet and socialise. Beautiful architecture and surroundings and its great to respect and appreciate the history and story of the people who were here before us.

Thank vkwendy
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Which seems to be where most plague columns in Europe are located. Take a look at it before doing some shopping or having something to eat or drink. Better yet...people watch!

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Christmas Markets were held around the Plague Column, very enjoyable. This square seems to be a very popular place with both tourists and locals

Thank EK639
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Agree that there isn't much to seeing the monument, however understanding the history surrounding the reasons for the memorial column brings the beauty of the column out. The workmanship put into the building and design of it is incredible. It dominates the centre of the...More

Thank ThePresident1067
Reviewed 20 October 2016

True it doesn't take a lot of time, and true it is central in Cesky Krumlov and pretty hard to miss, but I enjoyed the Plague Column and the square tremendously. One often finds local musicians at the foot of the column providing beautiful sounds...More

Thank fiamma11
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Plague Column in the center of the Krumlov square is just that - a column dedicated to the memory of those lost during the Plague that swept through the city. The design and overall architectural style of the column is quite nice but it...More

Thank Stefan P
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Standing tall and majestic in the town square, one is reminded of the plague that once swept through Cesky Krumlov. Remembered by their descendants if descendants happened to stand right in front of the column. The nostalgic feeling will be evoked and memories of loved...More

Thank GAN L
Reviewed 2 September 2016

It’s hard to miss the Plague Column as it dominates the main square. The Column stands in the southern area of Cesky Krumlov’s main square called Place De La Concorde. It was commissioned in around 1712 by Princess Marie Arnoštka of Eggenberg, nee Schwarzenberg, and...More

Thank ZoeLarkin
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