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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 »

Vánoční trhy

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 »

6. 10. 2009

Prague Castle – Daliborka Tower – a Legendary Prison

Have you noticed on your tour through the Castle a cylindrical tower? Would you like to know something about it? Excellent, you have come to the right place. It is a gun tower which forms a part of the Prague Castle fortification in the east. Let’s have a look inside the building whose height reaches over twenty metres. » More »

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3. 10. 2009

Wax Museum Praha

Almost every capital in Europe has its own wax museum and Prague is no exeption. » More »

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24. 9. 2009

Folly „Hvězda“

As the meaning of the name „Hvězda“ (Star) implies, this folly holds visitors‘ interest by its star-shape. It is placed in a beutiful area of park „Hvězda“. » More »

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22. 8. 2009

The Legacy of Josef Hlávka

The year 2008 is the 100th anniversary of the death of Josef Hlávka (1831-1908), the most important patron of Czech science and culture. The exhibition, designed to commemorate this anniversary in the exhibition premises of St George’s Convent at Prague Castle » More »

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19. 8. 2009

THE ŠTERNBERK PALACE – Since 1949 the palace has housed the National Gallery’s exhibition of Old European Art.

The Šternberk Palace, accessed through a passageway in the lefthand gate of the Archibishop’s Palace, is a baroque work by Giovanni Santini and Domenico Martinelli (among others) dating from 1698 – 1707. » More »

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18. 8. 2009

Hradčanské Square forms a kind of forecourt to Prague Castle

Hradčanské Square forms a kind of forecourt to Prague Castle. Its current appearance dates back to the mid 18th century, a time when grand Renaissance and baroque palaces were being constructed here. The dominant architectural style of the square is baroque. » More »

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