Tag: "Significant buildings"

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Dům odborových svazů (House of Trade Unions)

17. 4. 2017

House of Trade Unions in Prague

Dům odborových svazů (House of Trade Unions), the former Všeobecný penzijní ústav (General Pensions Institute), is one of the view points of náměstí Winstona Churchilla (Winston Churchill Square) of the Prague´s quarter Žižkov. Discover the place where in the past a noted Prague gasworks used to be. » More »

University of Economics

17. 4. 2017

University of Economics in Prague

A dominant building in náměstí Winstona Churchilla (Winston Churchill Square) is a significant public institute providing education in the field of economics and related subjects.  The historical development of the University of Economics had been largely influenced mainly by the political background. Nowadays the students have an opportunity to achieve the bachelor, master or even doctoral degree in the field of Economics. » More »

Stadium of the Football Club Viktoria Žižkov

17. 4. 2017

Stadium of the Football Club Viktoria Žižkov

Our next stop will be the home stadium of one of the oldest football clubs in Bohemia, FK Viktoria Žižkov. We will not just learn about the history of football in Žižkov but also about the home stadium. » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Palace Akropolis

Now we will together discover the history of one of the significant Prague´s houses which is in general familiar for a number of theatre or musical performances which have taken places here during its existence. The history of the palace is very interesting so let´s learn more about it. » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Bezovka

In the past, a splendid estate called Bezovka was to be found in Prague´s Žižkov. The estate became a significant cultural and social place. Balls, concerts and films were visited here, which helped to develop our cinematography. » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Telephone Exchange in Fibichova street

Now we will learn about the history of Mezinárodní telefonní a telegrafní ústředna (International Telephone and Telegraph Exchange) which is located in Fibichova street in Prague´s Žižkov. The exchange for switching phone calls is not just a significant historic building but particularly a place which has always played an important role in interpersonal communication. » More »

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12. 4. 2017

The Faust´s house ( Faustův dům)

The Faust´s house as an origin of myths and secrets Prague/ In Prague, there is just few houses, which are so much storied and fabulous. Yes, an alerts has understood, we are talking about the Faust´s house, a building at prague´s Karlovo square with house number 502. Well, the Faust´s house is simply particular about mysterious past. » More »

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12. 4. 2017

Prague State Opera House

The lavishly decorated neo-rococo building was opened on 5th January 1888 as the German Theatre, changing its name to the Smetana Theatre after World War II, before finally becoming the Prague State Opera House. » More »

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12. 4. 2017

New Town Hall (Novoměstská radnice)

One of the landmarks of the Charles Square is the vast area of the New Town Hall. The hall is a complex of several medieval buildings, the oldest of which dates  around 1377 (part of Vodickova Street). » More »

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11. 4. 2017

The Nuselsky Bridge as a Temptation for 300 Self-Murderers

For Praguers it was really a special occasion. Communist prominence were proud of socialism and of working-class glamorous labour abilities. Some thirty-seven years ago Secretary General of the Communist party, Gustav Husák, proudly cut the red band when having been celebrating the Nuselský bridge´s opening. It spans the Nusle Valley (Nusle district) and connects the Pankrác district and south-eastern parts of the city with the central part of town. » More »

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