Liberec proudly announces the finishing of a restoration of Marian Plague Column from 1719 which is located in the garden of the Church of the Finding of the Holy Cross.
Marian Column and baroque gardenLiberecGPS
Laco Sorokáč created the Gate of Champions for the city of Liberec. It is a five meters high statue of a bent ski jumper stylized as an inflatable arch and it can be found at the last tram stop under the Ještěd mountain.
Gate of ChampionsLiberecGPS
The little bronze devil that sits in front of the gallery is a half-ton sculpture by Jaroslav Róna. So, with a touch of exaggeration one might say that it is also the brother of the Little Martian (by the same artist) that guards the spaceship on Ještěd. Basically, in Liberec the devil never sleeps.
The creator of this unusual bus shelter, which is full of obvious as well as hidden symbolism, is David Černý.
Feast of Giants bus shelterLiberecGPS
The City of Liberec in cooperation with the Jewish Community Liberec joined the tradition of laying stones of disappear, worldwide known under the German name Stolpersteine. Every stone is a reminder of a specific person who lived in Liberec and was deported to a concentration camp during the World War II.
Are you a fan of non-traditional art? If so, then you’ll love Canal Street, decorated with more than 40 manhole covers from various towns and cities around the Czech Republic and abroad, and is so unique that it is listed in the Czech record books.
Colourful family of cats, created by famous Czech artist Martina Niubó-Klouzová, is located right in front of the shopping centre Plaza. The main objective of the artist was to create a statue for children and the inspiration was the TV show Teletubbies that was based on the academic research of children’s psychology.
The futuristic Sphere not only reflects its surroundings but as the darkness falls on the city a mysterious sea of light awakens inside and radiates out.
Fire was brought to Crystal Valley on the Preciosa building in Františkovská street by original mural art designed by the __Stroy studio, inspired by glassmaking.
In this project for Liberec Jaroslav Róna followed up on the tradition of Prague’s famous Cubist lamp.
The space in front of the city library is decorated by a bench of the first President of the Czech Republic, Václav Havel, by artist Bořek Šípek. A round table looped around a tree trunk and two chairs are the place that is supposed to encourage dialog, freedom of speech, discussion or a simple relaxation.
The Bench of Václav HavelLiberecGPS
Do you fancy a selfie with an alien? Anything is possible in Liberec! Make a trip to Hotel Ještěd, that looks a bit like a spaceship, and find him among the rocks nearby. The Little Martian – or rather his 1,7m tall statue – is sitting there and waiting for his new friends.
The Little MartianLiberecGPS
Mosaic cats, a type of street art, can be found all over the place in Liberec. They lie in wait on the corners of buildings, bridges, lamp posts and many other places where you would probably not expect them.
Since 2020, the staircase leading up to the North Bohemian Museum has been guarded by a pair of bronze lions.
The original fountain was made of wood and provided drinking water * main feature of the fountain was the statue of Neptune standing on a dolphin and holding a Trident * the fountain was later moved to Neruda Square * the original statue of Neptune can be seen in the North Bohemian Museum
This artwork does not conform with your traditional image of a monument as a stone statue. It is so unique that in 2001 the authors recieved Honorable Mention for Artwork in Architecture in the Grand Prix Obce architektů, the national contest for architects.
Monument to the Fighters and Victims of the Fight for Freedom of the CountryLiberecGPS
The cuboid shape of the memorial is created by mirrors from the both sides (each of them weighs 800kg) and it looks like the black monolith in the intro of the iconic film 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Monument to the Victims of CommunismLiberecGPS
Monument dedicated to the victims of second world war jewish origins coming from Liberec.
Památník obětem šoaLiberecGPS
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, on 17 November 2019, a new memorial was ceremonially unveiled on the steps of Liberec Town Hall in honour of the events of 1989.
Memorial to the event of 1989LiberecGPS
The bust of Count Franz Clam-Gallas has dominated since 2018 in the park, which bears the name of this famous noble family. It is a casting of the work of the prominent sculptor Heinrich Karel Scholz.
Monument to Franz Clam-GallasLiberecGPS
Tanks of the armies of the Warsaw Pact did not spare Liberec during the invasion in 1968. In their wake they left some dead, some wounded and many with feelings of despair and betrayal.
Monument to the Victims of 21st August 1968LiberecGPS
The life-size monument with Masaryk\\\\\\\\\'s head has been at the North Bohemian Museum since 2008. The bust was cast by experts at the Turnov High School of Applied Arts. To look at people from above, Masaryk\\\\\\\\\'s head rises on a 1.6-meter-high sandstone pedestal.
Monument to T.G.M.LiberecGPS
Atop the main town hall tower there stands a copper guard looking down on the city; he\\\'s known as Roland the Standard-bearer, or simply the Knight. From a height of 61 metres, not only does he add a touch of dignity to the tower, he especially symbolises the protection of the city\\\'s rights and privileges.
City Hall KnightLiberecGPS
The sculpture “VULPES GOTT Dratoslav von Mischling or SLÁVEK” by František Skála author has been newly installed in front of the Liberec town hall.
Statue in front of the town hallLiberecGPS
Trasy zpracované za podpory Libereckého kraje nabízí procházky po umění ve veřejném prostoru města. Pavel Karous vás provede tvorbou českých umělců a umělkyň mnohdy celosvětového významu od zlatých 60. let až po současnost.
TourStories - umění ve veřejném prostoruLiberec
Liberec Garden of Remembrance came second in the 2013 Parks and Gardens competition in the Czech Republic. The garden is open to the public and contains some prominent tombs – such as that of the great entrepreneurial family of Liberec, the Barons von Liebieg, and situated in the middle of the park is a memorial from the Austro-Prussian War of 1866 (erected in 1868).
Garden of RemembranceLiberecGPS