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Old Town Square

12. 3. 2017

History of the Old Town Square

Prague is the Mother of Cities and the Old Town Square is the Prague´s heart. When the tourists see this pictoresque place for the first time they think it is a scene. Staromák as the square is familiarly called is really a remarkable place where the history of the whole country had been written.

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Prague 3 - Jiriho z Podebrad Square

26. 4. 2015

Jiřího z Poděbrad Square

We will start our trip through Prague 3 in náměstí Jiřího z Poděbrad (Jiřího z Poděbrad Square) which is located close to Vinohradská street. The square is formed by a park with a church tower of the church Nejsvětějšího Srdce Páně (Church of the Most Sacred Heart of Our Lord) raising in its middle. » More »

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8. 12. 2014

Old Town Square – Marian Column and Prague Meridian

Historical pictures of Staroměstské náměstí (Old Town Square) look a bit different compared to its current appearance. It is mainly caused by the missing Marian Column which used to stand it the middle of the square in the past. We will also learn about the Prague Meridian which used to serve for masuring time. » More »

Old Town Square

2. 11. 2014

Old Town Square events – historical events

Staroměstské náměstí (Old Town Square) is a place where numerous events of a great importance for our country´s history  had taken place. Do you know what the crosses in the pavement close to Staroměstská radnice (Old Town Hall) stand for? Let´s learn more about the history of the Hussite period and the Bohemian (Estates) Rebellion. » More »

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13. 6. 2011

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 »

Prague 2 - Charles Square

8. 6. 2011

Charles Square and its history II

Karlovo náměstí (former New Town Square or Cattle Market) is an oasis of peace in the centre of Prague. This square will dazzle not just due to its green space and park but also due to the buildings surrounding the square. Let´s explore the most familiar ones » More »

Prague 2 - Charles Square

7. 6. 2011

Charles Square and its history I

Karlovo náměstí (former Cattle Market) is one of the largest European squares. It was founded by Charles IV, the Emperor and King of Bohemia. Let´s explore the history of the square and its attractions. » More »

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24. 5. 2011

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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16. 5. 2011

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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8. 5. 2011

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 »

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