Tag: "Monuments Prague 3"

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Rieger Gardens

18. 4. 2017

Rieger Gardens in Prague 3

If you are looking for a place to rest in Prague 3, to relax and gain new energy for more wandering in this part of Prague, then Riegrovy sady (Rieger Gardens) are the right choice. These Vinohrady gardens, called after a noted Czech politician, rank by right among the most popular places. » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Basel Square

The facts we will give you now will again refer to another significant square in Prague´s Žižkov. The square is another commemoration of the Hussite revolution in our country. » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Winston Churchill Square

The next Žižkov square is called Náměstí Winstona Churchilla. Now we will learn about the important historical milestones that had strongly influenced the destiny of the whole square. » More »

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17. 4. 2017

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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17. 4. 2017

Olšanské Square

Another of the Žižkov squares is situated at the intersection of the main streets Olšanská, Prokopova, Táboritská and Jičínská, very close from Olšanské hřbitovy (Olšany Cemeteries). What is the history of this square? » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Underground shelter Bezovka

Now we will together visit a network of corridors and tunnels which are hidden deep under the ground. There are several underground shelters in the Žižkov territory but we will focus on the largest of them which is located below Parukářka hill. » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Church of St. Roch

Our today´s sightseeing concerns one of the sacral monuments in Žižkov. It is the Church of St. Roch(czech: kostel sv. Rocha) located close to Olšanské náměstí in Olšany Cemeteries. Let´s learn more about  the oldest Žižkov church. » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Sladkovský Square

Another of Žižkov squares is to be found close to Vítkov Hill in Prague. Sladkovský Square (czech: Sladkovské náměstí) is full of interesting sights, both sacral and cultural. Together we will visit e.g. St. Prokop´s Church or sit in the school desks of one of the oldest Prague secondary schools. » More »

Prague 3 Škroupovo náměstí (the Skroupa´s Square)

17. 4. 2017

Škroupovo náměstí (the Skroupa´s Square)

Close to the Žižkov television tower and Riegrovy Sady (Rieger Gardens) there is an unusual round square which is called after the noted Czech composer František Škroup. Let´s explore the history of this round shaped square. » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Church of St. Prokop

Our next target on our way through Prague 3 will be one of the remarkable sacral monuments of the Prague quarter Žižkov. Let´s transfer to Sladkovského náměstí (Sladkovský Square) where we will discover the church of St. Prokop(czech: Kostel sv. Prokopa) » More »

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