Tag: "Prague Square"

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11. 1. 2018

Křižovnické Square belongs to Prague´s smallest squares

Praha Křížovnické náměstí 3Walking through the Prague Old Town along the right embankment of the river Vltava close to the Charles Bridge we will get to Křižovnické Square. It is one of  Prague´s smallest squares and we can find it on the track of the Royal Coronation. » More »

11. 1. 2018

The Lesser Town Square

Petrin-Strahovska-zahrada120211_20mala_panorama1The Lesser Town Square – home of the significant characters and the observation point of the STB (State Security Service) The Lesser Town Square experienced several historical periods during its existence. Many significant people were walking in it who more or less helped develop the local culture or intelligence. Now we will learn more about some not very familiar facts. » More »

11. 1. 2018

Let´s go together to the Lesser Town Square

Petrin-Strahovska-zahrada120211_20mala_panorama1Now we would like to tell you in detail what the whole square looks like and why it is so much sought after and popular with tourists. The square is full of picturesque and mainly cosy restaurants where you can taste traditional Czech food. On the circuit of the square there are also a few small shops with souvenirs and refreshments. The Lesser Town Square is comprised of two main parts. The upper one is located in the west part and the lower part in the east side. The two little squares are separated from each other by a monumental Baroque St. Nicholas church. The imaginary division is further formed by the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University, formerly known as the Jesuit Prefession House. » 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

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

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 »

Prague 3 - Jiriho z Podebrad Square

16. 4. 2017

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 »

Prague 2 - Charles Square

12. 4. 2017

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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