Tag: "Monuments Prague 1"

15. 3. 2017

Gardens of the Prague Castle

The Prague Castle premises are not surrounded only by significant historical buildings. There are many gardens and little parks all the way round whose green and colorful blossoms create a peftect scenery. » More »

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14. 3. 2017

St. James Church and the Minorite Monastery – a place of many legends

The church and the monastery belong to the oldest Gothic monuments of Prague. They hide in its walls the unique crypt and tomb stone of the lords of Mitrovice which are considered one of the most beautiful in Bohemia. The church stretches between the Old Town Square and the Republic Square in Prague. » More »

14. 3. 2017

Prague Castle – Where you can see the President

We would like to show you places where you could possibly meet the President of the Czech Republic, Mr. Miloš Zeman. I believe that everyone already questioned themselves on their walk across the Prague Castle, where the President actually lives. Would you also like to look in the windows of his office? Well, if yes, let’s talk about Miloš Zeman. » More »

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13. 3. 2017

The Royal Route – part one, Republic Square and Celetná Street

Our Royal Route in the tracks of the coronation processions will start in Náměstí republiky (Republic Square). We have chosen this place for a very simple reason. The royal coronation processions were moving out from here so our voyage needs to start here as well. » More »

13. 3. 2017

The House of the Black Madonna – Curiosities and legends

The House of the Black Madonna is located on the Royal Route close to the Powder Gate. You will learn about the curiosities and legends in this article which are related to this exceptional house. » More »

Old Town Square

12. 3. 2017

History of the Old Town Square

Prague is the Mother of Cities and the Old Town Square is the Prague´s heart. When the tourists see this pictoresque place for the first time they think it is a scene. Staromák as the square is familiarly called is really a remarkable place where the history of the whole country had been written.

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12. 3. 2017

The Old Town in Prague

The Old Town in Prague is doubtlessly the most visited and the most beautiful part of Prague. This historical centre full of significant sights or the most expensive Prague´s stores or restaurants ranks among the most popular tourist tracks. The historical Royal Route passing through the Old Town will introduce the most important monuments to you. Let´s explore the beauties of the city of Prague in its very heart.

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11. 3. 2017

The Powder Gate – storage of gun powder

If you were looking for the most important Prague´s gate you would find yourself in front of the monument we want to present you in this article. Not only the coronation parades of the Bohemian kings used to pass through the gate because it was the beginning of the Coronation – Royal Route towards the Prague Castle but one of the main East-Bohemian roads was passing through it which led for instance from Kutná Hora.

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8. 1. 2017

Church of St. Francis of Assisi

If you take a walk along the Royal Route, you will also reach Křížovnické náměstí (Knight of the Cross Square) in Prague. And where exactly is the square to be found?  There is Klementinum on one side of the square and Charles Bridge(czech:  Karlův most) on the opposite. Another view point is the church of St. Francis of Assisi(czech: kostel sv. Františka z Assisi) and we will learn more about this one right now. » More »

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29. 7. 2016

The Klausen Synagogue and Rabbi Löw

The Klausen  Synagogue (czech: Klausová synagoga) is another public building which Mordechai Maisel, head of the Jewish community, had built, funding the work from his own pocket. This baroque synagogue acquired its name from three small buildings called klauses, from which it was created. » More »