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The statue of Saint George

In 1373, the Cluj craftsmen made, at the request of Emperor Charles IV, a representation of St. George killing the dragon. This statue is located in the Old Town of Prague. At the beginning of the 20th century, the municipality of Cluj decided to make a copy of this statue.

Currently, this equestrian monument is located on M. Kogălniceanu Street, in front of the Reformed-Calvinist Cathedral, and on its pedestal is the Latin inscription: A.D. MCCCLXXIII HOC OPUS IMAGIS S. GEORGII PER MARTINUM ET GEORGIUM DE CLUSSENBERCH CONFLATUM EST (in an approximate translation, “The Year of the Lord 1373. This work represents Saint George and is made by Martin and George of Cluj”).