Tag: "Monuments Prague 1"

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11. 4. 2017

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 »

11. 4. 2017

Church of St. Mary of the Snow

Pha1 - Kostel panny Marie sněžné0610During our seightseeing tours and visits of the Prague´s sacred monuments we will enter the church located close to the Wenceslas Square(Czech: Václavské náměstí). It is the church of Virgin Mary of the Snow(Czech: Kostel Panny Marie Sněžné)) founded by the emperor Charles IV. in person. Let´s visit one of the highest sacred buildings – the coronation church and monasterial sanctuary of the Carmelites which hides inside one of the most monumental altar architectures in Prague. » More »

Nový obrázek

11. 4. 2017

The Church of St Nicholas dominates Lesser Town Square (Malostranské náměstí)

The Church of St Nicholas dominates Malostranské Square. The church is one of the most exquisite baroque buildings anywhere in Europe and is built on the grand principle of interlocking ellipsoids. » More »

11. 4. 2017

Rotunda of the Holy Cross – centre of the unique urbanistic cross of the old Prague

Pha1 - rotunda sv. kříže04Today our way will lead back to the Old Town again. Walking through the old buildings around the corner of the streets Konviktská and Karoliny Světlé we will find the hidden Prague´s oldest Romanic rotunda. Let´s take a look over the walls of the Rotunda of the Holy Cross. » More »

11. 4. 2017

Novotného footbridge and Bedřich Smetana Museum

Lávka09003Bedřich Smetana Museum belongs to the museums which are incorporated under the National Museum in Prague. However do not look for it in the National Museum. It is located in the building of the previous Old Town Water Town on the right embankment of the river. We will proceed towards the Charles Bridge onto the Novotného footbridge where the museum has resided since May 12th, 1936. You have the opportunity to look at the Smetana Memorial right in front of the building so let´s find out more about the important Czech artist. » More »

11. 4. 2017

St. Stephen´s Church

Today we will explore the gorgeous Neo-Gothic St. Stephen´s Church. The church where Matyáš Bernard Braun, the most significant sculptor of the Czech Baroque period is buried is located in the New Town of Prague. » More »

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11. 4. 2017

The High Synagogue was originally linked to the Town Hall

The High Synagogue, which can be found directly opposite the Old-New Synagogue, was built at the same time as the Jewish Town Hall next door by Mordechai Maisel in the second half of the 16th century. The Italian architect Pankrác Roder designed the building. » More »

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11. 4. 2017

Loreta

A Marian pilgrimage place with a copy of the Italian Santa Casa (G. Orsi, 1626 – 1627) including also the baroque Church of the Nativity of Our Lord (K. I. Dienzenhofer, 1734 – 1735). » More »

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10. 4. 2017

The Jan Hus Monument commemorates the life of the famous religious reformer

Commemorates the life of the famous religious reformer. It stands on the northern side of the Old Town Square. This group of statues created by Ladislav Šaloun in 1915 represents two groups of people; the first are the victorious Hussite warriors, the second are Protestants forced into exile 200 years later. » More »

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10. 4. 2017

Prague Castle – Revealed Secret

Let´s visit the secret and for the public unavailable premises of the Prague Castle which many of us do not have a clue about. » More »

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