"Prague Monuments" Archive:

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12. 4. 2017

Church of St. John of the Little Rock (kostel sv. Jana na Skalce)

This church belongs to the smallest Baroque buildings in Prague. It was built between 1730-1738 by the architect Kilian Ignac Dientzenhofer. » More »

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12. 4. 2017

New Town Hall (Novoměstská radnice)

One of the landmarks of the Charles Square is the vast area of the New Town Hall. The hall is a complex of several medieval buildings, the oldest of which dates  around 1377 (part of Vodickova Street). » More »

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12. 4. 2017

Dancing House (Tančící dům)

Dancing House was, is, and  probably for still some time will be one of the controversial works of modern architecture in Prague. This type of architecture emerged in the nineties. » More »

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12. 4. 2017

The Botanical Garden Charles University

The Botanical Garden of Science, Charles University serves not only to teach students of botany, but also as a place for tourists and residents of Prague 2 to relax. » More »

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11. 4. 2017

The Nuselsky Bridge as a Temptation for 300 Self-Murderers

For Praguers it was really a special occasion. Communist prominence were proud of socialism and of working-class glamorous labour abilities. Some thirty-seven years ago Secretary General of the Communist party, Gustav Husák, proudly cut the red band when having been celebrating the Nuselský bridge´s opening. It spans the Nusle Valley (Nusle district) and connects the Pankrác district and south-eastern parts of the city with the central part of town. » More »

Prague 2 - Charles Square

11. 4. 2017

Charles Square and its history II

Karlovo náměstí (former New Town Square or Cattle Market) is an oasis of peace in the centre of Prague. This square will dazzle not just due to its green space and park but also due to the buildings surrounding the square. Let´s explore the most familiar ones » More »

Pha1 - Kostel sv. Martina ve zdi0615

11. 4. 2017

Church of St. Martin in the Wall – a place of several rarities

Now we will together visit the Prague´s Old Town church with its rich past and full of other curiosities. » More »

Old Žižkov

11. 4. 2017

Specific atmosphere of Žižkov

From its very beginning, Žižkov has been built as working class quarter for Prague´s poor, but not the rubble. Due to this fact a specific district was formed which was living its own life and followed its own rules. Let´s return back and smell the scient of old Žižkov. » More »

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11. 4. 2017

The Old Town Bridge Tower – basic information

The second guardian of the Prague Charles Bridge, besides the Lesser Town Bridge Tower, is also the Old Town Bridge Tower on the opposite river side of the river Vltava. Let´s explore a monument which is by right considered one of the most beautiful Gothic monuments of Europe. » More »

Old Zizkov

11. 4. 2017

History of Žižkov

Žižkov used to be a specific town district of Prague. Let´s explore its rich history and learn about the origin of its name. In the article we will transfer to the period of Charles IV, our Homeland´s Father, and to the Hussite period when one of the significant triumphal battles of the Hussites over Crusaders took place. » More »

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