Monument to Bedřich Smetana


Unsleeping patron of the city of Litomyšl

While walking through Litomyšl it is unthinkable to miss visiting the central historical square Smetanovo náměstí, which is adorned by the ancient Marian Column ancient, historic houses and the town hall with an astronomical clock, as well as the elegant monument to the great native Bedřich Smetana, built for him by grateful citizens.The bronze monument is the last of the completed monumental works of the famous Czech sculptor Jan Štursa. Smetana’s statue, watching over his native Litomyšl, has stood in the square since 1924, when it was unveiled on the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of the composer’s birth.


Monument to Bedřich Smetana
Smetanovo náměstí 570 01 Litomyšl
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