2017 Prague Candy Festival

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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 »

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26. 3. 2016

Strahov Monastery in Prague – description

Our today´s target will be the Strahov Monastery which is to be found in the neighbourhood of the Prague Castle. Here beautiful architectural elements combine with historical treasures represented by precious paintings and books. Let´s visit the oldest Premonstratensian Monastery in Bohemia. » More »

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25. 3. 2016

Hospital of the Sisters of Mercy of St. Borromeo in Petrin Hill

Hospital of the Sisters of Mercy of St. Borromeo (former Hospital „Underneath Petřín“) is situated in the lower part of Petřín and below the Strahov Garden. The hospital is administrated by the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy of St. Borromeo. In the article we will introduce the history of the hospital and one of the significant regular communities to you. » More »

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29. 7. 2015

St. Gabriel´s Convent in Petrin Hill Prague

In the neighbourhood of Petrin Hill parks you will find a fabulous construction – St. Gabriel´s Convent with the church of Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary. From 1891 the building was used by the Benedictine order and nowadays it is occupied by Česká pošta (Czech postal company). » More »

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19. 6. 2015

The Bethlehem Chapel – basic information

The Bethlehem Chape (czech: Betlémská kaple) l is a symbol of reinforcement of the national awareness. It became the domestic scene of Master Jan Hus, one of the most significant reformers of all times. The Bethlehem Chapel which raised again after its demolition like the mythological Phoenix from the ashes, is nowadays used for graduations and matriculations of the university students. » More »

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14. 6. 2015

Church of Our Lady of Victory – basic information

Kostel Panny Marie Vítězné (eng. Church of Our Lady of Victory or Church of the Virgin

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Mary the Victorious) in the Lesser Town can appeal to some of you as quite a common sacred construction. However,

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the opposite is true. It is an exceptional significant architectural monument protecting the worldwide adored statue of the Infant Jesus of Prague behind its walls. » More »

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13. 6. 2015

Infant Jesus of Prague – basic information

The Church of Our Lady Victorious hides a historically valuable object that we can call the most famous Czechcialis for sale

ng> – the statue of Infant Jesus of Prague. The Infant Jesus of Prague represents Jesus Christ as a child. Come and see the beautiful statue that used to be and still the symbol of faith and hope for many. » More »

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6. 6. 2015

Church of the most Sacred Heart of Our Lord – description of the landmark

Again, we will visit Náměstí Jiřího z Poděbrad (Jiří z Poděbrad´s Square) where one of the main view points,  Kostel Nejsvětějšího Srdce Páně (the Church of the Most Sacred Heart of Our Lord), is waiting for us. The church is a work of a noted architect Josip Plečnik who was also in charge of the reconstruction of Pražský hrad (Prague Castle). » More »

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16. 4. 2015

Church of St. Nicholas – basic information

The facade of the Church of St. Nicholas is one of the landmarks of the Old Town Square in Prague. The history of the Baroque church is very rich and we want to introduce it to you now. We will also take you inside where you can admire the original decorations. At present, the church is popular not just because of the services but also due to regular musical concerts. » More »

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24. 3. 2015

Church of Our Lady before Týn – history and description

In the neighbourhood of the Old Town Hall there is a munument rising high which creates an inseparable panormama of Prague. It is the Church of Our Lady before Týn which is also incorrectly referred to as Týnský chrám (Týn Church). The church has an intersting history and beautiful interior decoration. » More »

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