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6. 10. 2010

Prague Castle – Riding School

Our next stop in the Prague Castle area will be related to one of the most important buildings. This time our destination will be Prague Castle Riding School. So, let’s follow the clatters of the horses’ hoofs and have a look at another significant historical building. » More »

15. 9. 2010

Prague Castle – Entrance Gate and the First Courtyard

Let’s start our tour of Prague Castle beauties at the Hradčanské square which spreads directly above the main face of the Castle. Not only can we enter the First Courtyard from here but we can also, apart from splendid historical buildings, enjoy the magnificent and unforgettable view of the whole city from the castle walkway in the south. Let’s set out together across the square which has seen several important events, towards the main entrance gate of the Prague Castle. » More »

14. 9. 2010

Prague Castle – The Second Courtyard (Pražský hrad – Druhé nádvoří)

The Second Courtyard at the Prague Castle – Have a Peek in Windows of the Largest State Rooms in the Castle.  Welcome to the Second Courtyard in the Prague Castle. You can reach this tour point from two directions. First, you can go through the Matthias Gate leading from Hradčanské square. Or second, you can enter through the Imperial Stables accessible from the Royal Garden and the Upper Stag Moat. We are at a courtyard which was established as an area in front of the castle in the late 16th century. Well, let’s walk on. » More »

13. 9. 2010

St. Vitus Cathedral (Chrám sv. Víta)

St. Vitus Cathedral – the Depository of Bohemian Coronation Jewels. Who would not know one of the largest and also most significant Prague cathedrals. Are you still in the dark which jewel of Czech sacred buildings we are talking about? The guide to the Prague Castle is here for you. » More »

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25. 8. 2010

Strahov dormitory – accomodation for the students of the Czech Technical Faculty in Prague (ČVUT)

In Prague, there are many accomodation facilities for university students. We will focus on the dormitory now which is located close to the Petřín walking track. Strahov dormitory is one of the most popular alternatives where to stay during university studies. Also it is a facility which has been through numerous changes during its existence and we will learn about them now. » More »

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7. 5. 2010

18.Church of the Virgin Mary and Saint Charlemagne – Police Museum (kostel panny Marie a svatého Karla velikého – muzeum Policie)

At mount Charles – Mons Sancti Caroli – The highest point of the New Town of Prague, Charles IV. built a church in honor of St. Charlemagne(meaning Charles the Great; 2 April 742 – 28 January 814) and a monastery for the canons regular of St. Augustine. » More »

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2. 3. 2010

The Vinohrady Theatre(Vinohradské divadlo) was vandalized and ravaged during the World War II.

When strolling across Náměstí Míru Square, passing the church, on your right you cannot miss the Vinohrady Theatre building. What is the first thing you recall? Actors, its history, patriotism, or drama in general? It is the same with us, though. » More »

24. 2. 2010

Exhibition – AFTER THE VELVET

The exposition keeps track of the development of Czech art from the year 1989 up to the present day. » More »

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4. 12. 2009

Church of Mary Virgin under the Chain

The monastery was founded by the Bohemian king Vladislav II. in 1169 as the first Johannite commendam in Bohemia. The knightly order of Johannites renewed its activities here in 1989 and the church of Virgin Mary under the Chain is a part of the huge building complex of this order in Prague, which is located among the streets Saská, Lázeňská and the Velkopřevorské náměstí. Saint John the Baptist is the patron of the order,  therefore they are called the Johannites. » More »

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29. 11. 2009

Czech Christmas Traditions are mysterious characters

Just like in most European nations, as well as numerous countries around the world, Christmas is among the biggest and most popular holidays in the Czech Republic. Over the centuries, Czech Christmas traditions, customs and ceremonies have developed into somewhat of a cultural phenomenon. » More »

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