"Prague Monuments" Archive:

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17. 4. 2017

Equestrian statue of Jan Žižka of Trocnov

Those who will climb to the top of Vítkov Hill will besides the glamorous view of the Prague centre see also one of the world´s greatest equestrian statues. It is the monumentous statue of Jan Žižka of Trocnov which is a part of the National Memorial. » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Žižkov Television Tower

Žižkov Television Tower is the Prague´s highest building in general. The televison tower creates unique panorama of Prague and has become essential part of the cosmopolis. » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Church of the most Sacred Heart of Our Lord – description of the landmark

Again, we will visit Náměstí Jiřího z Poděbrad (Jiří z Poděbrad´s Square) where one of the main view points,  Kostel Nejsvětějšího Srdce Páně (the Church of the Most Sacred Heart of Our Lord), is waiting for us. The church is a work of a noted architect Josip Plečnik who was also in charge of the reconstruction of Pražský hrad (Prague Castle). » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Former mausoleum of the first communist president Klement Gottwald

After death of the first communist Czechoslovak president the Communist Party decided to embalm his body and expose it to the public after the fashion of Lenin. For this purpose the  Mausoleum was established at Prague´s Vítkov. » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Palace Akropolis

Now we will together discover the history of one of the significant Prague´s houses which is in general familiar for a number of theatre or musical performances which have taken places here during its existence. The history of the palace is very interesting so let´s learn more about it. » More »

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17. 4. 2017

National Memorial at Vítkov – the interior

In order to complete the sightseeing of the Memorial at Vítkov we need to peep in at the interior of the building. You will certainly be pleasantly surprised to see what kind of rooms are hidden behind its walls. They are not just spaces determined for pious acts but also many representative halls. » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Bezovka

In the past, a splendid estate called Bezovka was to be found in Prague´s Žižkov. The estate became a significant cultural and social place. Balls, concerts and films were visited here, which helped to develop our cinematography. » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Olšanské Square

Another of the Žižkov squares is situated at the intersection of the main streets Olšanská, Prokopova, Táboritská and Jičínská, very close from Olšanské hřbitovy (Olšany Cemeteries). What is the history of this square? » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Underground shelter Bezovka

Now we will together visit a network of corridors and tunnels which are hidden deep under the ground. There are several underground shelters in the Žižkov territory but we will focus on the largest of them which is located below Parukářka hill. » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Church of St. Roch

Our today´s sightseeing concerns one of the sacral monuments in Žižkov. It is the Church of St. Roch(czech: kostel sv. Rocha) located close to Olšanské náměstí in Olšany Cemeteries. Let´s learn more about  the oldest Žižkov church. » More »

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