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Marian column returns to Old Town Square after more than a century
[05.06.2020]   Daniela Lazarová

Marian column on Prague’s Old Town Square, photo: ČTK/Kateřina Šulová A replica of a controversial 17th century Marian column was re-erected on Prague’s Old Town Square on Thursday, more than a century after the original was torn down by an angry mob. Its restoration has highlighted the history of the first Baroque statue in the Czech lands and the years of controversy surrounding it.

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 5.6.2020   Marian column returns to Old Town Square after more than a century
 5.6.2020   Bertha von Suttner
 4.6.2020   Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra unveils plans for the upcoming season
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