Plague Column in Kutná Hora, also known as Column of the Virgin Mary Immaculate, is located in Šultysova street. It is protected as a cultural heritage.

This baroque plague column was built by the Jesuit sculptor František Baugut. It originated between 1713 and 1715 as a commemoration of the contemporary plague which killed more than a thousand people. The column is decorated by the statue of the Virgin Mary Immaculate and Kutná Hora's typical labor themes (reliefs of miners).

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Founded: 1713-1715
Category: Statues in Czech Republic

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Alicia Jobe (16 months ago)
Historical landmark, amazing detail and artwork.
A A (2 years ago)
The Plague Column, also known as the Column of the Virgin Mary Immaculate, is located in Kutná Hora, Šultysova street. It was built in 18th century by Jesuit sculptor František Baugut to commemorate the plague epidemic, in which more than 1,000 people died in Kutná Hora in 1713.  It is protected as cultural heritage.
macedonboy (5 years ago)
The column is supposed to be a reminder of the plague of 1713-1715. I can't read Czech, but I don't see any reference to the plaque on the column at all. It does however look like a typical Marian column with a sculpture of Mary at the apex of the column which has been sculpture to look like clouds and cherubs to look like the assumption of Mary. At the base of the column are four saints, although I could only identify St Sebastian. The monument is well executed and is worth a look when visiting the city.
Ali Lloyd (5 years ago)
Nice Plague column right in the middle of town. Currently undergoing repairs.
Jorge Tuda (5 years ago)
Baroque plague column that was built by the Jesuit sculptor František Baugut. It originated between 1713 and 1715 as a commemoration of the contemporary plague which killed more than a thousand people.
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