2017 Prague Candy Festival

"Royal Route" Archive:

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14. 3. 2017

St. James Church and the Minorite Monastery – a place of many legends

The church and the monastery belong to the oldest Gothic monuments of Prague. They hide in its walls the unique crypt and tomb stone of the lords of Mitrovice which are considered one of the most beautiful in Bohemia. The church stretches between the Old Town Square and the Republic Square in Prague. » More »

Municipal house

13. 3. 2017

The Royal Route – part one, Republic Square and Celetná Street

Our Royal Route in the tracks of the coronation processions will start in Náměstí republiky (Republic Square). We have chosen this place for a very simple reason. The royal coronation processions were moving out from here so our voyage needs to start here as well. » More »

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13. 3. 2017

The House of the Black Madonna – Curiosities and legends

The House of the Black Madonna is located on the Royal Route close to the Powder Gate. You will learn about the curiosities and legends in this article which are related to this exceptional house. » More »

Old Town Square

12. 3. 2017

History of the Old Town Square

Prague is the Mother of Cities and the Old Town Square is the Prague´s heart. When the tourists see this pictoresque place for the first time they think it is a scene. Staromák as the square is familiarly called is really a remarkable place where the history of the whole country had been written.

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Prague 1 - Old Prague Town

12. 3. 2017

The Old Town in Prague

The Old Town in Prague is doubtlessly the most visited and the most beautiful part of Prague. This historical centre full of significant sights or the most expensive Prague´s stores or restaurants ranks among the most popular tourist tracks. The historical Royal Route passing through the Old Town will introduce the most important monuments to you. Let´s explore the beauties of the city of Prague in its very heart.

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12. 3. 2017

The Municipal House – unique gem of the cultural life

The Municipal House is one of the Prague´s national and cultural landmarks. Now we will learn about the Prague´s ceremonial house which belongs among the Art Nouveau buildings with the New-Renaissance elements. The Municipal House is located close to the Powder Gate on Republic Square ( Náměstí republiky). » More »

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11. 3. 2017

The Powder Gate – storage of gun powder

If you were looking for the most important Prague´s gate you would find yourself in front of the monument we want to present you in this article. Not only the coronation parades of the Bohemian kings used to pass through the gate because it was the beginning of the Coronation – Royal Route towards the Prague Castle but one of the main East-Bohemian roads was passing through it which led for instance from Kutná Hora.

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Czech king - Jiří z Poděbrad (George of Poděbrad)

26. 7. 2016

List of the crowned kings of Bohemia

It has been a long time since the first royal coronation was held in 1086 and many sovereigns had been sitting on the royal throne. Some of them more and some of them less influenced the history of our country. Now we would like to introduce the crowned heads on the Czech throne to you. » More »

St. Wenceslas Crown

25. 7. 2016

Secret of St. Wenceslas Crown – Czech kings

St. Wenceslas Crown is the most significant part of the Crown Jewels. It ranks among the most remarkable symbols of our Land and it is surrounded by many mysteries. St. Wenceslas Crown is together with the Crown Jewels kept in the Crown Chamber of  St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague Castle. The set also contains a case for the Royal Crown, the Sceptre and the Apple and also St. Wenceslas Sword. Now we will learn more about the Jewels but especially about the Royal Crown. » More »

korunovacni klenoty

24. 7. 2016

Czech Crown Jewels

What do we understand under the term „Crown Jewels“? They are actually objects that used to serve for the ceremonious coronation of the Kings of Bohemia. They are composed of the Crown of St. Wenceslas, Royal Sceptre, Royal Apple, Coronation Cloak. The jewels are completed by caskets and a cushion under the royal crown. The Coronation Jewels were proclaimed the national cultural relic in 1962. Due to this article you will learn a lot of interesting facts about our land treasures, for instance where you can see them. » More »

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