Olšany Cemeteries - summary

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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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Olšany Cemeteries – the final resting place of noted persons

In the neighbourhood of Olšanské náměstí (Olšany Square) the largest necropolis of Prague is to be found.  The founding of Olšany Cemeteries was not quite ideal but its function started to develop through the time and due to many sights the cemeteries have became one of the most visited places to walks. » More »

Prague 3 - Žižkov

Introduction of Prague´s Žižkov

Prague´s Žižkov stretches in the town district Praha 3 close to the centre and today we will introduce this quarter to you. We will also tell you about interesting history of Žižkov and its landmarks which make it a popular tourist location. Due to the vibrant night life and also its many cafés, bars and restaurants Žižkov is called Prague´s Montmartre. » More »

Old Žižkov

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 »

Old Zizkov

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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