A public mural adorned with notes, messages, and artwork symbolizing freedom of speech and protest, often in response to political events.
- 100 00 Velkopřevorské Náměstí
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This John Lennon-inspired wall has been covered in graffiti from random strangers since the 1980s. During the communist era, young folks would use this wall as a place to air their complaints; nowadays it’s a free-for-all, but it’s fun to see what other people have shared.
travelfreak 4 years ago
Admittedly quite different from the other historic sites on this list, the Lennon Wall is a graffiti wall that became a political sounding board for frustrated youth living in Prague in the 80s. It’s named for John Lennon, mostly for his peace campaigning.
travelfreak 4 years ago
Admire the Lennon wall!
reinacartagena 3 years ago
Lennon Wall Guides
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- travelfreak (Jeremy Foster) You’ll only spend a few hours in beautiful Prague before you realize that the fairytale city isn’t just about perfectly preserved Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture. Beneath that pretty surface is a quirky, tongue-in-cheek, politically-charged art scene with some unforgettable pieces scattered around the city. Local artist David Černý is one of the most noteworthy appearances on this list, as his edgy (and often controversial) pieces are renowned around the world. But there’s a lot more to discover too, from colorful street art to eerie statues to graffiti-covered walls. Some are found close to other historic highlights; others will take a little more work to find. That’s half the fun!
- travelfreak (Jeremy Foster) Unlike many other European cities, Prague escaped World War I and World War II relatively unscathed and undamaged from falling bombs and other destruction. The result is a nearly perfectly-preserved historic Old Town, and plenty of other still-standing neighborhoods around it. Castles, cathedrals, Gothic bridges, and even giant clocks are all part of the city’s far-reaching history, and so you’ll learn a thing or two while visiting these important landmarks. This list includes everything from ancient historical sites to medieval structures and slightly more modern pieces of noteworthy architecture, like sleek new buildings and even a graffiti wall where locals once aired their grievances.