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17. 4. 2017

Church of St. Prokop

Our next target on our way through Prague 3 will be one of the remarkable sacral monuments of the Prague quarter Žižkov. Let´s transfer to Sladkovského náměstí (Sladkovský Square) where we will discover the church of St. Prokop(czech: Kostel sv. Prokopa) » More »

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17. 4. 2017

Olšany Cemeteries – the final resting place of noted persons

In the neighbourhood of Olšanské náměstí (Olšany Square) the largest necropolis of Prague is to be found.  The founding of Olšany Cemeteries was not quite ideal but its function started to develop through the time and due to many sights the cemeteries have became one of the most visited places to walks. » More »

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16. 4. 2017

Army Museum in Žižkov

Armádní muzeum (Army Museum) in Prague district Žižkov has been through many changes during its existence. In every historic period the expositions were changed and  transformed. Let´s together see the collections related to the significant war events. » More »

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16. 4. 2017

Jiřího z Poděbrad Square

We will start our trip through Prague 3 in náměstí Jiřího z Poděbrad (Jiřího z Poděbrad Square) which is located close to Vinohradská street. The square is formed by a park with a church tower of the church Nejsvětějšího Srdce Páně (Church of the Most Sacred Heart of Our Lord) raising in its middle. » More »

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16. 4. 2017

Parukářka Park and Holy Cross Hill

Žižkov is not just a place of high houses, shopping centers, bars or restaurants. It has a lot to offer to the lovers of nature which is common for this part of Prague. Vrch svatého Kříže (Holy Cross Hill), rather familiar under the name Parukářka, is its good prove. » More »

Prague 3 - Žižkov

12. 4. 2017

Introduction of Prague´s Žižkov

Prague´s Žižkov stretches in the town district Praha 3 close to the centre and today we will introduce this quarter to you. We will also tell you about interesting history of Žižkov and its landmarks which make it a popular tourist location. Due to the vibrant night life and also its many cafés, bars and restaurants Žižkov is called Prague´s Montmartre. » More »

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12. 4. 2017

The Faust´s house ( Faustův dům)

The Faust´s house as an origin of myths and secrets Prague/ In Prague, there is just few houses, which are so much storied and fabulous. Yes, an alerts has understood, we are talking about the Faust´s house, a building at prague´s Karlovo square with house number 502. Well, the Faust´s house is simply particular about mysterious past. » More »

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12. 4. 2017

Emmaus, Abbey of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Jerome  (Emauzy)

The Benedictine Monastery Church of the Virgin Mary was founded by Slavs in the 14th December 1347, when Pope Clement VI granted the request of Charles IV. and gave his consent to the establishment of the monastery with the Slavonic liturgy. » More »

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12. 4. 2017

Alois Jirasek Square and Bridge (Jiráskovo náměstí a Jiráskův most)

Alois Jirasek Statue

The bronze statue is the work of the sculptor Karl Pokorny. It is located in a small park directly outsidethe house where the writer lived from 1903 – 1930. It was in this house  that Alois finished his famous works such as FLVěk,  Dark (well-known historical novels) » More »

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12. 4. 2017

Prague State Opera House

The lavishly decorated neo-rococo building was opened on 5th January 1888 as the German Theatre, changing its name to the Smetana Theatre after World War II, before finally becoming the Prague State Opera House. » More »