It includes the equestrian statue of Jan Žižka, the third largest bronze equestrian statue in the world. The statue was built in honor of Žižka, who in the Battle of Vítkov Hill in 1420 defeated king Sigismund. The Monument also includes the Ceremonial Hall, an exhibition entitled Crossroads of Czech and Czechoslovak Statehood, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and other exhibition halls.
The stairs, that date back to the 17th century. Geographically divide Hradčany from the Lesser Town. Now serve as the most frequent and scenic way up to Prague Castle.