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Cubist Houses Under Vyšehrad

If you look at Vyšehrad from the river, you can see two church towers and a massive wall. The walls were built in the...

To the Airport Every Ten Minutes

From time to time, the Prague City Council has considered whether the city needs Masaryk Station and whether these valuable plots of land in...

Half-Timbered House

When you get off the Malostranská metro stop and wait for the tram that will take you to the Malostranské Square or even one...

Můstek

If you walk down Wenceslas Square from the National Museum, you will walk all the way down to Můstek....

Faculty of Law (Charles University)

A monumental neoclassical building of the Faculty of Law of Charles University (the National Museum building on Wenceslas Square is...

National Memorial on the Vítkov Hill

Until July 1420, it was an ordinary hill called Vítkov after the Prague burgher Vítek of the Hill, who had his vineyards here. But then the hill became the scene of a great battle of the Hussite armies against the Crusaders. And the Hussites were commanded by one of the most famous Czech warlords of all time, Jan Žižka.

Municipal House

The Municipal House is today one of the most monumental Art Nouveau monuments in Prague. The King's Court, the seat of the Czech monarch,...

Powder Tower

The Gothic Powder Tower is the beginning of the Royal Route leading to Prague Castle. The coronation processions of the Czech kings used to...

New Town Hall

In March 1348, King Charles IV issued the founding charter of the New Town of Prague. It was to include three market...

TV Tower in the Jewish Cemetery

The Žižkov Television Tower has a café 66 metres above the ground. Looking from this height, you can see the Old Jewish...

Škroupovo náměstí (Škroup’s Circus)

Škroupovo náměstí (Škroup`s Circus) in Žižkov could be an ordinary Prague square. Interesting in that it is, as one of the few in Prague,...

Štorchův dům (Štorch’s House)

Today's thirty-somethings and younger people know only from stories what "book Thursdays" were. That is, in the days before November 1989, new books were...

U Rotta (House at the Rott)

Malé náměstí (Small Square) or Malý rynek (from the German Kleiner Ring; "rynek" is the archaic Czech name for a square) is a small...

Sigismund Bell

Behind the gilded grille of the Great South Tower of St. Vitus Cathedral is the belfry, in which Sigismund, the largest Czech bell, is...

Victory Column

Right next to the St. Vitus Cathedral, in the third courtyard of Prague Castle, is a tall granite column - a truncated pyramid with...

Limnigraph at Výtoň

Near Prague`s Railway Bridge, there is something on the Vltava embankment that most people in Prague consider "such strange clock". In fact, it's a...

St. Wenceslas Column

If you enter the Charles Bridge from the Old Town side and walk in the middle of the path, you step on a...

Prague Meridian

The Marian Column on the Old Town Square was built in 1650 as an acknowledgment for the victory over the Swedish army who tried...

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