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 »

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17. 4. 2017

Basel Square

The facts we will give you now will again refer to another significant square in Prague´s Žižkov. The square is another commemoration of the Hussite revolution in our country. » More »

Praha 3 - DOS

17. 4. 2017

Winston Churchill Square

The next Žižkov square is called Náměstí Winstona Churchilla. Now we will learn about the important historical milestones that had strongly influenced the destiny of the whole square. » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Equestrian statue of Jan Žižka of Trocnov

Those who will climb to the top of Vítkov Hill will besides the glamorous view of the Prague centre see also one of the world´s greatest equestrian statues. It is the monumentous statue of Jan Žižka of Trocnov which is a part of the National Memorial. » More »

Prague 3 - Žižkov Television Tower

17. 4. 2017

Žižkov Television Tower

Žižkov Television Tower is the Prague´s highest building in general. The televison tower creates unique panorama of Prague and has become essential part of the cosmopolis. » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Church of the most Sacred Heart of Our Lord – description of the landmark

Again, we will visit Náměstí Jiřího z Poděbrad (Jiří z Poděbrad´s Square) where one of the main view points,  Kostel Nejsvětějšího Srdce Páně (the Church of the Most Sacred Heart of Our Lord), is waiting for us. The church is a work of a noted architect Josip Plečnik who was also in charge of the reconstruction of Pražský hrad (Prague Castle). » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Former mausoleum of the first communist president Klement Gottwald

After death of the first communist Czechoslovak president the Communist Party decided to embalm his body and expose it to the public after the fashion of Lenin. For this purpose the  Mausoleum was established at Prague´s Vítkov. » More »