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29. 7. 2016

The Klausen Synagogue and Rabbi Löw

The Klausen  Synagogue (czech: Klausová synagoga) is another public building which Mordechai Maisel, head of the Jewish community, had built, funding the work from his own pocket. This baroque synagogue acquired its name from three small buildings called klauses, from which it was created. » More »

7. 7. 2016

THE NOSTITZ PALACE

This is an early baroque building from the mid 17th century built by architect Francesco Caratti. The palace is decorated with statues of the emperors, copies of the originals by Brokoff, and a balustrade with classic statues. Today the Nostitz Palace houses the Dutch embassy. » More »

10. 4. 2016

Chotkovy sady – the first public garden in Prague

Chotkovy sady (eng: Chotek Gardens) –the first public park is situated close to Prague Castle and the Royal Garden. The park has a total area making 3,7 hectars and ranks among the less extensive ones. Despite its small size it has its own atmosphere and looks rather mysterious. » More »

10. 4. 2016

Botanic Garden in Prague Troja

You will find places in Prague that will surprise you by their beauty and diversity. Botanic Garden in Prague – Troja is definitely one of them. You will find here a tropical greenhouse with exotic plants, open air expositions divided into Japanese Garden, wetlands, Ornamental Garden, North American prairie etc. Everybody will certainly find their cup of tea here. » More »

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3. 4. 2016

Petrin Hill – Kinský Garden – recommended trip

The newly reconstructed Kinský Garden offers beautiful experience. The garden contains many maintained tracks and paths. In this article you will explore a track with plenty of interesting attractions and sights. For instance: the funicular, sandstone rocks, pools, waterfalls, down-running stairs and also a playground.

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30. 3. 2016

Seminary Garden – Petrin Hill in Prague

The Seminary Garden(czech: Seminářská zahrada) which is from one side defined by a funicular and from the other side by a dwarf wall of the Lobkowitz and Schönborn gardens offers beautiful views of the Lesser Town and Old Town. The garden is a former vineyard and orchard and used to be closed to the public. Nowadays is is entirely opened and calls for gorgeous walks » More »

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26. 3. 2016

Strahov Monastery in Prague – description

Our today´s target will be the Strahov Monastery which is to be found in the neighbourhood of the Prague Castle. Here beautiful architectural elements combine with historical treasures represented by precious paintings and books. Let´s visit the oldest Premonstratensian Monastery in Bohemia. » More »

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25. 3. 2016

Hospital of the Sisters of Mercy of St. Borromeo in Petrin Hill

Hospital of the Sisters of Mercy of St. Borromeo (former Hospital „Underneath Petřín“) is situated in the lower part of Petřín and below the Strahov Garden. The hospital is administrated by the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy of St. Borromeo. In the article we will introduce the history of the hospital and one of the significant regular communities to you. » More »

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24. 3. 2016

Statues and figures of the Old Town Astronomical Clock

Before the Old Town Astronomical Clock reaches full hour, a great amount of people start to gather in front of it. The reasons why the astronomical clock had become such a popular tour

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ist target are very simple. On the stroke of every full hour a mechanism is activated which sets all the figures of the astronomical clock into motion. » More »

23. 3. 2016

FREE Pdf Tourist guide PRAGUE CITY LINE – Prague 1 – best sights

Prague 1 still belongs to one of the most attractive parts of the whole Prague. Probably nowhere else you can find such a concentration of historic monuments and places where the history and romance of bygone times are all around you. Hardly anywhere you can stop and relax in numerous of beautiful trim gardens and wellkept parks. Hardly anywhere you can walk on the same paths where were walking Franz Kafka, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and the Golem of Prague or Johannes Kepler. » More »