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Statue of Franz Kafka

This untraditional “equestrian” statue of bronze by Jaroslav Róna is 3.75 m high and weighs 800 kg.

Statue of Franz Kafka, Dušní ulice, Praha 1 - Staré Město

Old Town, Dušní Street, the corner of Vězeňská Street; made by Jaroslav Róna, member of the group Tvrdohlaví (The Stubborn), who was inspired by Kafka´s story Description of a Struggle.

This untraditional “equestrian” statue of bronze is 3.75 m high and weighs 800 kg. David Vávra is the co-creator of the architectural solution of the location of the statue. The creation of the statue was initiated by the Franz Kafka Society at the beginning of the 1990s.

It was unveiled in 2003 and in 2004 it was awarded the prize Grand Prix of the Community of Architects in the category Visual Artistic Work in architecture.

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