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Hradčanské Square forms a kind of forecourt to Prague Castle

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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.

In the middle of the square we find the baroque Marian column with a statue of the Virgin Mary by Ferdinand Maxmilián Brokoff, as well as one of the last remaining cast iron gas street lamps from the 1860s.

The square boasts several grand palaces.

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