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28. 12. 2018

The Municipal House – unique gem of the cultural life

The Municipal House is one of the Prague´s national and cultural landmarks. Now we will learn about the Prague´s ceremonial house which belongs among the Art Nouveau buildings with the New-Renaissance elements. The Municipal House is located close to the Powder Gate on Republic Square ( Náměstí republiky). » More »

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27. 12. 2018

THE MUNICIPAL HOUSE – It was here that an independent Czechoslovak Republic was declared

ikona_disabled22The Municipal House situated next to the Powder Tower was built by the City of Prague in 1906-12 and designed by architects Balšánek and Polívka. » More »

18. 1. 2018

Old Jewish Cemetery (Starý Židovský Hřbitov)

Pha1 - Starý židovský hřbitov07Tour of the oldest Jewish burial grounds. On your Prague tour, let me invite you to one of the most memorable burial grounds in the world, the Old Jewish Cemetery. We can reach this historically important place comfortably by walking over the Charles Bridge and then along Křížovnická street in the direction of Jan Palach square and there we will find ourselves directly in the centre of the Jewish Town. » More »

18. 1. 2018

The Holy Trinity Column

Sloup Nejsv.TrojiceIf you find yourself walking as far as the Lesser Town Square you should not overlook one of its sights. Today we will stop and learn about the Holy Trinity Column which raises close to St. Nicolas Church. Let´s explore the reasons of its origin and what this column reflects. » More »

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18. 1. 2018

THE TRINITY COLUMN – Malostranské square

At the top of Malostranské Square, infront of the Church of St Nicholas, a monument was built in 1715 to commemorate the terrible plague which hit Prague in 1713-14. » More »

18. 1. 2018

St. Agnes Convent – Legends and other curiosities

Praha 1 - Anežský klášter09008Let´s take a look with help of this article at the legends and curiosities of this convent. » More »

18. 1. 2018

St. Agnes Convent

Praha 1 - Anežský klášter09008During our walk along the river Vltava through the street Na Františku which stretches directly accross the E. Beneš Embankment we will visit another of the very important landmarks. On the right the St. Agnes Convent(also Convent of st. Agnes of Bohemia) rises proudly. Let´s go towards the history of another gem of the Old Town. » More »

18. 1. 2018

Manes Bridge – significant landmark on the river Vltava

Praha 1 - Mánesův most007If you make for Prague down the river Vltava you will count several significant bridges. The ninth of them down the stream is Mánes Bridge(Czech: Mánesův most). So today we will learn about the connection between Jan Palach Square in the Old Town and Klárov(Prague district) in the Lesser Town. » More »

18. 1. 2018

Charles University Faculty of Law

Pha1 - Právnická fakulta031Visitors of Prague who set off for the Old Town from the Čechův Bridge often stop in front of the Faculty of Law in the Náměstí Curieových square and look at it interestedly. » More »

18. 1. 2018

Mánes Bridge – Curiosities

There used to be so-called Iron or Rudolph´s footbridge where we nowadays transfer Mánes Bridge. The footbridge was constructed between 1868 – 69 and it was the work of Akciové družstvo (Stock Association). The footbridge was raising under the patronage of engineer Schön and also architect Wesselý. » More »