"Plague column of St. Mary" Top 5 Page for this destination Plzen Things to Do Tip by Raimix

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St. Mary Plague column exist in Plzen town as well, at Square of Republic, near St. Bartholomew Cathedral (as I think, it is quite usual for Central Europe towns). The column was built in 1681. The reason of building it was thank giving for quite mild plague epidemic in 1680.

Top of plague column is adorned by copy of Madonna of Plzen statue that originally exist in town?s Cathedral.

Directions: Square of Republic.

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  • Updated Oct 15, 2009
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