The Lennon Wall was an ordinary wall in Prague, but since John Lennon’s death Prague’s youth have covered it with John Lennon inspired graffiti and Beatles lyrics. From famous quotes like “give peace a chance” through to personal sentiments from the individuals living through this period, the wall was a …Read More »
The Lennon Wall was formerly an ordinary wall in Prague, but since the 1980s this stretch of wall has been painted with democratic graffiti following John Lennon’s death in 1980. It was once a game between police and artists, as the wall was continually being whitewashed and repainted. After the Velvet Revolution in 1989 it was allowed to remain. The wall is owned by the Knights of the Maltese Cross, who continue to allow the graffiti to remain on the wall. Today, the wall represents a symbol of youth ideals such as love and peace.
Location: Velkopřevorské náměstí (Grand Priory Square), Kampa Island, Lesser Town