"Prague Monuments" Archive:

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 »

15. 3. 2017

Prague Castle – III. Courtyard with the seat of the president of the Republic

The third courtyard founded around 1541 is one of the most widely visited tourist sites.   A fire broke out in the same year in the courtyard and buried all the buildings which had been built in the Middle Ages.  Let’s focus on the biggest castle courtyard which houses many  treasures of our country. We can start, for example with the biggest bell in Bohemia. Next, in this court, in the southern tract we find the seat of the President of the Czech Republic. » More »

15. 3. 2017

Gardens of the Prague Castle

The Prague Castle premises are not surrounded only by significant historical buildings. There are many gardens and little parks all the way round whose green and colorful blossoms create a peftect scenery. » More »

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14. 3. 2017

St. James Church and the Minorite Monastery – a place of many legends

The church and the monastery belong to the oldest Gothic monuments of Prague. They hide in its walls the unique crypt and tomb stone of the lords of Mitrovice which are considered one of the most beautiful in Bohemia. The church stretches between the Old Town Square and the Republic Square in Prague. » More »

14. 3. 2017

Prague Castle – Where you can see the President

We would like to show you places where you could possibly meet the President of the Czech Republic, Mr. Miloš Zeman. I believe that everyone already questioned themselves on their walk across the Prague Castle, where the President actually lives. Would you also like to look in the windows of his office? Well, if yes, let’s talk about Miloš Zeman. » 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 »

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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12. 3. 2017

The Old Town in Prague

The Old Town in Prague is doubtlessly the most visited and the most beautiful part of Prague. This historical centre full of significant sights or the most expensive Prague´s stores or restaurants ranks among the most popular tourist tracks. The historical Royal Route passing through the Old Town will introduce the most important monuments to you. Let´s explore the beauties of the city of Prague in its very heart.

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11. 3. 2017

The Powder Gate – storage of gun powder

If you were looking for the most important Prague´s gate you would find yourself in front of the monument we want to present you in this article. Not only the coronation parades of the Bohemian kings used to pass through the gate because it was the beginning of the Coronation – Royal Route towards the Prague Castle but one of the main East-Bohemian roads was passing through it which led for instance from Kutná Hora.

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8. 1. 2017

Church of St. Francis of Assisi

If you take a walk along the Royal Route, you will also reach Křížovnické náměstí (Knight of the Cross Square) in Prague. And where exactly is the square to be found?  There is Klementinum on one side of the square and Charles Bridge(czech:  Karlův most) on the opposite. Another view point is the church of St. Francis of Assisi(czech: kostel sv. Františka z Assisi) and we will learn more about this one right now. » More »