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15. 3. 2017

Former Presidential House Prague Castle

During your tour in the Prague gardens don’t forget to visit a Queen Anne’s Summer Palace, and then you should have a look at the nearby singing fountain or interesting garden statues, as well as the building of the ball game hall. As good experts of the Prague Castle Royal Gardens you shouldn’t leave out the view of the presidential house, located in the south-western part of the park. You may know it is the villa of second prezident of Czechoslovakia  Dr. Eduard Benes. Both names refer to one and the same building, where all presidents of our country lived from 1938 to . Both names refer to one and the same building, where all presidents of our country lived from 1938 to 1989. » More »

13. 3. 2017

The House of the Black Madonna – Curiosities and legends

The House of the Black Madonna is located on the Royal Route close to the Powder Gate. You will learn about the curiosities and legends in this article which are related to this exceptional house. » More »

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12. 3. 2017

The Municipal House – unique gem of the cultural life

The Municipal House is one of the Prague´s national and cultural landmarks. Now we will learn about the Prague´s ceremonial house which belongs among the Art Nouveau buildings with the New-Renaissance elements. The Municipal House is located close to the Powder Gate on Republic Square ( Náměstí republiky). » More »

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28. 7. 2016

The House at the Stone Bell

The House at the Stone Bell on the south side of the square is perhaps the most attractive building on the Old Town Square. It was probably the property of Queen Eliška Přemyslovna, the wife of King John of Luxemburg and was originally a Romanesque structure, proof of which are the 12th-century walls in the cellars. » More »

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28. 7. 2016

Old Town Square

ikona_disabled22Alongside Prague Castle the Old Town Square is the most important place in Prague. Its long history goes back to the 11th century when the square formed the crossroads of several long-distance trade routes and served as a marketplace. It was known across the whole of Europe at that time. » More »

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28. 7. 2016

THE MUNICIPAL HOUSE – It was here that an independent Czechoslovak Republic was declared

ikona_disabled22The Municipal House situated next to the Powder Tower was built by the City of Prague in 1906-12 and designed by architects Balšánek and Polívka. » More »

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8. 2. 2016

Štefánik´s Observatory in Petrin Hill

Štefánik´s Observatory situated at Petřín in Prague is opened to the public for day and night sky observations and explains the knowledge of astronomy to its visitors. » More »

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8. 9. 2015

Kinský Summer Palace – pearl of the Kinský Garden

Kinský Summer Palace. Former summer residence of a princely dynasty located in the beautiful Kinský Garden underneath Petřín in Prague. Ancient elements provide the construction with touch of nobleness and representativity. Musaion is nowadays visited especially due to the ethnic expositions of the National Museum. The emphasis on folk customs and traditions is replenished also with folk concerts in the museum. » More »

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29. 7. 2015

Schwarzenberg Palace – The Pearl of the Renaissance architecture

In Hradčanské Square you will find the pearl among the Renaiss

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houses of Prague. However, to classify it as a house is not exact because it is a really impressive palace. Would you like to know which palace we are mentioning? Schwarzenberg Palace, the residence of the National Gallery in Prague. » More »

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29. 7. 2015

St. Gabriel´s Convent in Petrin Hill Prague

In the neighbourhood of Petrin Hill parks you will find a fabulous construction – St. Gabriel´s Convent with the church of Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary. From 1891 the building was used by the Benedictine order and nowadays it is occupied by Česká pošta (Czech postal company). » More »

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