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10. 2. 2011

St. Michael´s Church in Kinský Garden

It is hard to believe that there is a genuine wooden orthodox church on the Petřín slope.. Let´s transfer to Kinský Garden where the church is to be found. This otrhodox church was several times in its history decomposed and transferred and we will tell you where and why. » More »

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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 »

24. 1. 2011

The Royal Route part five – Hradčany

The royal coronation procession passed along Nerudova street in uphill direction towards the last mounting over Úvoz, from where it transferred along Loretánská street towards the gates of Prague Castle. Yet during its passage through Hradčany district the procession passed many important historical buildings and we will learn about them right now. » More »

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23. 1. 2011

The Royal Route part four – The Lesser Town

After crossing the Charles Bridge the ceremonious procession passed through the Lesser Town Bridge Tower and it continued accross the Lesser Town uphill towards its goal. However, it passed a number of landmarks and matters of interest. that we need to mention. » More »

The Charles Bridge

22. 1. 2011

The Royal Route part three – Charles Street and Charles Bridge

From the Old Town Square the coronation procession continued along Charles Street towards Charles Bridge across which it moved to the Lesser Town. Before it reached Charles Street it moved across the Little Square which is located between the Old Town Square and Charles Street. » More »