Czech Lion, Prague, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja
N 50° 05.575 E 014° 24.398
33U E 457557 N 5549130
Quick Description: The two-tailed Bohemian lion (heraldic animal of Bohemia) lying on the monument located in sharp turn of Chotkova road near Prague Castle.
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 2/16/2011 3:55:23 AM
Waymark Code: WMAR5D
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 144

Long Description:
The statue of Czech heraldic animal - two-tailed Bohemian lion with crown - is located in sharp turn of Chotkova road near east border of Prague's castle complex. The statue is a work of Josef Max and it was made in 1848-49 in memory of Czech soldiers fallen during "Italian campaign" in 1848. The monument stood in other place in Prague and it was moved here in 1953.
Physical Address:
Chotkova street
Prague 1, Czech Republic


Web Site: Not listed

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