"John Lennon Wall in Grand Priory Square" Lennon Wall Tip by easyoar

Lennon Wall, Prague: 34 reviews and 79 photos

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When John Lennon was shot (and killed) in 1980, young Czechs started an impromptu shrine to him on the wall of this garden. Perhaps shrine is too grand a word for it, as it is little more than a series of graffiti. At first the Police and the walls owners got rather upset, but after many years had gone past, I think they realised defeat and decided if you can?t beat them, join them. It therefore became legal to graffiti this wall!

Some of the graffiti is not too bad, although quite a bit of it is just scribble. One of my pictures here shows the yellow submarine, although there is further graffiti on top. Another picture shows John Lennon. The general theme is ?Give peace a Chance?, so when I was there in August 1995, there was quite a lot of commentary on the Iraq War.

Directions: Kampa, Lesser Town.

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written May 28, 2006
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