Statues of Rabbi Löw and of the Iron Man dominate the square from the corners of the Town Hall, built in 1912. A garden wall of Clamm-Gallas Palace encloses the southern side of the square. There is a statue of the River Vltava made by Vaclav Prachner in 1812. This …Read More »
Two statues dominate the Marianske Square (Mariánské náměstí). One is of Rabbi Löw, depicting the legend of the long-living Rabbi Low finally being caught by the Angel of Death. Another one is the statue of the Iron Man, a local ghost condemned to roam the Old Town after murdering his mistress. A garden wall of Clamm-Gallas Palace encloses the southern side of the square. There you can see a statue of the Vltava river created by Václav Práchner in 1812, the river being depicted as a nymph pouring water from a jug.
Location: Old Town