"Prague Monuments" Archive:

Praha Kampa

6. 1. 2018

Kampa Island is one of the most idyllic and tranquil places in the Czech capital

ikona_disabled22Kampa Island is one of the most idyllic and tranquil places in the Czech capital. The island is divided into two visibly distinct parts. The section nearest to Charles Bridge is formed by a small, cosy square; the second is a park, formed when several historical gardens were joined together. » More »


2. 1. 2018

The Clementinum – the largest Jesuit building in the Czech lands

The Clementinum, a former Jesuit college, is the second largest place of interest in Prague after Prague Castle, and the largest Jesuit building in the Czech lands. The Jesuits arrived in Prague in 1556 on the invitation of Habsburg Emperor Ferdinand I in order to strengthen the Counter-Reformation in the Czech lands. » More »

28. 12. 2017

Kampa Island – the origin of Prague Venice

Praha KampaToday we will learn about the origin of one of the most sought places which is located close to the Charles Bridge. It is the Kampa Island – a very  popular place for walks. The history of Prague Venice is very interesting so we will find out more about it now. » More »

Praha 2 - vysehrad01

1. 9. 2017

The terrible history of Vysehrad

Vysehrad is a place full of secrets. Still, it raises many questions for us. Be informed, when in fact the castle was built. Its past, shrouded by veils of mystery, offers writers and ordinary people several important myths and legends. From Jirasek’s work are known the legends about Princess Libuse, who ruled the Czech lands from Vysehrad, and later married Přemysl the Ploughman, the father all the Premysl family. » More »

Rieger Gardens

18. 4. 2017

Rieger Gardens in Prague 3

If you are looking for a place to rest in Prague 3, to relax and gain new energy for more wandering in this part of Prague, then Riegrovy sady (Rieger Gardens) are the right choice. These Vinohrady gardens, called after a noted Czech politician, rank by right among the most popular places. » More »

Národní památník (National Memorial) at Vítkov

17. 4. 2017

Národní památník (National Memorial) at Vítkov

The National Memorial at Vítkov ranks among the greatest Žižkov view points. The memorial had been through many interesting moments in its history. It served as commemoration for legionaries, it turned into a storage place of Wehrmacht´s military material, it was used for the propaganda of the communist regime and currently a museum of the modern Czech and Czechoslovak history is located there. Let´s look closer at this remarkable building. » More »

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 »

Prague 3 - Vítkov Hill

17. 4. 2017

Vítkov Hill

Vítkovský vrch is another of the Žižkov parks stretching on the right riverbank of Vltava. The Hill is to be found between Žižkov and Karlín and it is separating these parts from each other. Besides a pleasant walk you can view the National Memorial, statue of Jan Žižka or visit the Armádní muzeum (Military Museum) here. » More »