Prague Gardens and Parks

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Czech Museum of Music (České muzeum hudby)

21. 4. 2017

Czech Museum of Music (České muzeum hudby)

The Museum’s Headquarters and Its Exposition of Musical Instruments Since 2002 the Czech Museum of Music (CMM) has had its headquarters in the former Church of St. Mary Magdalene in Prague’s Lesser Town. This church was built in the 17th century in Baroque style, apparently according to a design by Francesco Caratti.
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Bohemian Garnet Museum Prague (Muzeum českého granátu)

18. 4. 2017

Bohemian Garnet Museum Prague (Muzeum českého granátu)

The Bohemian Garnet Museum is a unique exhibition of outstanding jewellery and objects decorated exclusively with Bohemian garnets. The collection offers a comprehensive overview of jewellery from the early days when Bohemian garnet began to be used in jewellery production until the early twentieth century.
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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 »