13. 9. 2010

St. Vitus Cathedral (Chrám sv. Víta)

St. Vitus Cathedral – the Depository of Bohemian Coronation Jewels. Who would not know one of the largest and also most significant Prague cathedrals. Are you still in the dark which jewel of Czech sacred buildings we are talking about? The guide to the Prague Castle is here for you. » More »

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25. 8. 2010

Strahov dormitory – accomodation for the students of the Czech Technical Faculty in Prague (ČVUT)

In Prague, there are many accomodation facilities for university students. We will focus on the dormitory now which is located close to the Petřín walking track. Strahov dormitory is one of the most popular alternatives where to stay during university studies. Also it is a facility which has been through numerous changes during its existence and we will learn about them now. » More »

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7. 5. 2010

18.Church of the Virgin Mary and Saint Charlemagne – Police Museum (kostel panny Marie a svatého Karla velikého – muzeum Policie)

At mount Charles – Mons Sancti Caroli – The highest point of the New Town of Prague, Charles IV. built a church in honor of St. Charlemagne(meaning Charles the Great; 2 April 742 – 28 January 814) and a monastery for the canons regular of St. Augustine. » More »

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2. 3. 2010

The Vinohrady Theatre(Vinohradské divadlo) was vandalized and ravaged during the World War II.

When strolling across Náměstí Míru Square, passing the church, on your right you cannot miss the Vinohrady Theatre building. What is the first thing you recall? Actors, its history, patriotism, or drama in general? It is the same with us, though. » More »

24. 2. 2010

Exhibition – AFTER THE VELVET

The exposition keeps track of the development of Czech art from the year 1989 up to the present day. » More »

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4. 12. 2009

Church of Mary Virgin under the Chain

The monastery was founded by the Bohemian king Vladislav II. in 1169 as the first Johannite commendam in Bohemia. The knightly order of Johannites renewed its activities here in 1989 and the church of Virgin Mary under the Chain is a part of the huge building complex of this order in Prague, which is located among the streets Saská, Lázeňská and the Velkopřevorské náměstí. Saint John the Baptist is the patron of the order,  therefore they are called the Johannites. » More »

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29. 11. 2009

Czech Christmas Traditions are mysterious characters

Just like in most European nations, as well as numerous countries around the world, Christmas is among the biggest and most popular holidays in the Czech Republic. Over the centuries, Czech Christmas traditions, customs and ceremonies have developed into somewhat of a cultural phenomenon. » More »

6. 10. 2009

Prague Castle – Daliborka Tower – a Legendary Prison

Have you noticed on your tour through the Castle a cylindrical tower? Would you like to know something about it? Excellent, you have come to the right place. It is a gun tower which forms a part of the Prague Castle fortification in the east. Let’s have a look inside the building whose height reaches over twenty metres. » More »