Sculptures in Streets of Prague

Have you noticed? I am sure you have. It is not possible to miss. Sometimes bizarre, sometimes funny sculptures in streets of Prague – I am talking here about the international open air Festival of Sculptures which takes place in the very heart of Prague right now.

This international open air happening is called Sculpture Grande and is no novelty for Prague citizens. For the fifth time already, Prague’s city centre has changed into a huge gallery with no boundaries – there is nothing like opening hours, nothing like entrance fee or walls separating you from the fresh air. Sculpture Grande offers you a quite unique experience.

You have a great chance to see works of contemporary artists from Austria, Czech Republic, France, Great Britain, Germany, Slovakia and Switzerland. The exhibition is positioned in quite specific locations by which I mean the liveliest parts of the city. You will find sculptures in places like Wenceslas Square, Old Town Square, Namesti Republiky, Karlovo namesti, streets Na Prikope, Vodickova and many others.

My personal advice to you is to visit Namesti Republiky (yellow line B) next to the Municipal House. There is my favorite sculpture – a life-sized pig getting ready for its jump out of a diving board. It is really funny. I hope you will find your favorite sculpture in streets of Prague too. You have time to discover all of them till September 18th.

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