"Prague Monuments" Archive:

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10. 2. 2011

Church of St. Gall

Our next stop in our sacral monuments expedition will take place in the Old Town of Prague. This time our target will be kostel svatého Havla (church of St. Gall) called after a significant Irish missionary. Let´s visit the place of the final rest of a remarkable painter of the Baroque period. » More »

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8. 2. 2011

Petřín – Hunger Wall

Our next walk will take us along the historically significant Prague wall stretching from  Újezd towards the Strahov Monastery and further. Let´s follow the traces of the Hunger Wall and learn about its history and purpose it was supposed to meet. » More »

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5. 2. 2011

Petřín – St. Lawrence Church, Chapel of the Holy Sepulchre and Calvary Chapel

There are several sacral monuments on Petřín Hill creating its unique scenery and atmosphere: St. Lawrence Church, Calvary Chapel, Holy Sepulchre and the Calvary. Now we will introduce these sights to you. » More »

Petřín Lookout Tower

5. 2. 2011

Petřín Lookout Tower – description

Petřín Lookout Tower is an impressive construction rising high close to the Prague Castle. It is one of the constructions that inherently ranks among the famous Prague´s skyline. Let´s meet the younger sister of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. » More »

Petřín Funicular

4. 2. 2011

Petřín Funicular

Those of you who would like to visit Petřín Hill with the lookout tower and the other attractions and who do not feel like walking in the gardens and parks of Petřín can get there alternatively – by a ground-based funicular. It is very quick and comfortable too. » More »

Petřín – The Mirror Maze

3. 2. 2011

Petřín – The Mirror Maze

The Petřín Mirror Maze is one of the most popular and visited sights of Prague. It was built according to a model of the Vyšehrad defensive tower Špička. The building was designed as an exhibition pavilion for the General Land Centennial Exhibition. » More »

14. 1. 2011

Rosenberg Palace – Institute of noblewomen

Rosenberg Palace (czech: Rožmberský palác) has been part of the Prague Castle seightseeing tour since April 2010 and it used to be the Institute educating real aristocratic ladies from young noblewomen in the past. Before we look inside we need to learn about the history and everything that happened behind the palace walls in the past.

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2. 1. 2011

Prague Castle – Basilica of St. George

Basilica of St. George is another sacred landmark located in the premises of Prague Castle. Now we will visit the second Prague´s Christian church. Let´s not hesitate and explore one of the most important Romanesque monuments. » More »

1. 12. 2010

Charles Bridge

Another of our common stops will be a place very popular and frequently visited by the tourists. It is the second oldest bridge in the Czech Republic and at the same time the oldest standing bridge over the river Vltava in Prague. If you take the Royal Route the Charles Bridge will transfer you to the other side of the river because it is an important connection between the Lesser Town and the Old Town. Let´s explore one of the most significant monuments of Prague and the whole country. » More »

22. 11. 2010

Church of the Virgin Mary and St. Charles the Great and the Czech Police Museum

Our further excursion in the tracks of the significant sacred monuments of Prague will take us to Karlov today where there has been a proud gorgeous Church of the Virgin Mary and St. Charles the Great for centuries. Let´s discover the beauty of the splendid Baroque premises with the beautiful Broque church and the Czech Police Museum which is very popular with the tourists. » More »