Tag: "Monuments Prague 1"

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 »

Pha1 - Staromestske namesti001

21. 1. 2011

The Royal Route part two – Staroměstské náměstí (Old Town Square)

The next steps of the royal coronation procession headed from Celetná street towards the most significant Prague square, the Old Town Square, which has always been the centre of the Old Town. » More »

14. 1. 2011

Rosenberg Palace – Institute of noblewomen

Rosenberg Palace (czech: Rožmberský palác) has been part of the Prague Castle seightseeing tour since April 2010 and it used to be the Institute educating real aristocratic ladies from young noblewomen in the past. Before we look inside we need to learn about the history and everything that happened behind the palace walls in the past.

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2. 1. 2011

Prague Castle – Basilica of St. George

Basilica of St. George is another sacred landmark located in the premises of Prague Castle. Now we will visit the second Prague´s Christian church. Let´s not hesitate and explore one of the most important Romanesque monuments. » More »

1. 12. 2010

Charles Bridge

Another of our common stops will be a place very popular and frequently visited by the tourists. It is the second oldest bridge in the Czech Republic and at the same time the oldest standing bridge over the river Vltava in Prague. If you take the Royal Route the Charles Bridge will transfer you to the other side of the river because it is an important connection between the Lesser Town and the Old Town. Let´s explore one of the most significant monuments of Prague and the whole country. » More »

3. 11. 2010

Prague Castle Picture Gallery

In order to learn something more about significant Czech historical heritage we will visit now the Picture Gallery, located in the Prague Castle. Behind its walls are hidden treasures, which are part of the famous collections of Emperor Rudolf II. It is almost unbelievable that some pieces were found again, and returned back to Prague Castle.

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1. 11. 2010

Prague Castle – Old Royal Palace

Today’s tour will include visits to the Palace of the Czech kings. You will visit not only places where lived some of the most significant giants of our country, but you will have a chance to visit places where the coronation ceremonies and important negotiations took place.

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31. 10. 2010

Prague Castle – The supreme Burgrave’s house

A building called the old Burgrave’s house you can see when you reach Jirska Street. You will be captivated by four coats-of- arms(heraldry) of the supreme burgraves that are located above the entrance gateway. They originate from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. These are coats-of-arms of Adam of Wallenstein, Jaroslav Borita of Martinic, John Joseph of Vrtba and Karl Egon of Furstenberg. So, let’s go on.

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18. 10. 2010

Prague Castle – Ball Game Hall – a garden building with a rich history

A large ball game hall is located in the Royal Garden of the Prague Castle. The building is situated on the south side, just above the slope of the Deer Moat, and it was built in 1567 – 69. The building exists thanks to the architects Boniface Wohlmuth and Ulrike Aostalli de Sala. Originally, a shooting- range was situated at these places. » More »

14. 10. 2010

Prague Castle – Royal Summer Palace

Royal Summer Palace(czech: královský letohrádek) – a landmark, garden with singing fountain.  While walking through the beautiful Royal Gardens we get to the landmark, located in the eastern part. Here is located a building that captivates every visitor with its magnificent construction elements. Let’s have a look at the area of the Queen Anne’s Summer Palace or if you want you can call it- Belvedere, and let’s look into the past and the interior of this magnificent building. » More »