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“Located in Prague's Hradcany neighborhood, Prague Castle (Pražský hrad), once the home of Bohemia's kings, is today the official residence of the Czech Republic's President and one of the city's most visited tourist attractions. Address: 119 08 Praha 1”
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“The most famous bridge in Czech Republic with very rich history. Some tourist attractions are located on the bridge during your walking (e. g. picture painting of your face). In the morning is the best time you can visit :) Breathtaking view to Prague´s castle as well.”
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“A highlight is the Old Town Hall (Staromestská radnice), home to the wonderful early 15th-century Astronomical Clock (orloj). Each hour, it springs to life as the 12 Apostles and other figures appear and parade in procession across the clock face. Other Old Town Hall highlights are the Gothic doorway leading to its splendid interior with its art exhibits and displays, a chapel built in 1381, and an old prison. Be sure to make the ascent (by stairs or elevator) to the top of the Old Town Hall Tower for its fine views over Prague. Address: Staromestské námestí, 110 00 Praha 1”
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“Old Town Square Dating from the 12th century, the square has witnessed many a significant event. Beside the Old Town Hall and the Church of Our Lady before Tyn, the square has several other dominants - the baroque St. Nicholas church (K. I. Dienzenhofer, 1732 - 1735), the rococo Kinsky palace housing the National Gallery graphic collection, the Stone Bell house - a gothic palace from the 14th century, now the Municipal Gallery concert and exhibition rooms, as well as the Master Jan Hus Memorial sculptured by Ladislav Saloun (1915). The square witnessed the execution of 27 Czech noblemen on 21 June, 1621 - in memory of that event, 27 crosses are marked in the pavement. The Prague meridian can be seen not far from there. The Old Town Hall with the Astronomical Clock (horologe) The Town Hall was founded in 1338. In 1364, the tower was joined to a chapel and in 1470, the Town Hall was rebuilt in the Gothic style. The clock dates from the beginning of the 15th century; on the hour, a procession of the Twelve Apostles appears the window in the upper part. In the lower part, there are 12 medallions with the signs of the zodiac, created by Josef Manes (1865). The eastern wing of the Town Hall was destroyed on May 8, 1945, and has not been rebuilt yet. Church of Our Lady before Tyn (Tynsky chram) Second only to the St. Vitus Cathedral, it is the most remarkable Gothic church with a Baroque interior in Prague. It contains the tomb of famous astronomer Tycho de Brahe. Part of the iterior is being renovated at present. Tyn Yard (Tynsky dvur - Ungelt) One of the places of a great historical value. A block of houses between the Tynska, Stupartska and Mala Stupartska streets. It probably dates back to the 11th century. Originally a fortified merchant yard where the duty on goods called ungelt (the whole area was given this name) was collected. Traces of all important architectural styles that appeared in Prague can be found in Ungelt. The most important building is the Granovsky Palace - one of the best preserved renaissance jewells in Prague. Prague Jewish Town (Prague Ghetto) (Prague 1, Old Town, close to The Square) It dates back to the 13th century but its present appearance is mainly the result of a vast redevelopment action undertaken between 1893 - 1913. Only a few most significant buildings were saved, the living testimony of the history of Prague Jews which lasted for many centuries. Yet these buildings form the best present complex of Jewish historical monuments in the whole Europe. Six synagogues remain from this old settlement which includes the Jewish Town Hall and the Old Jewish Cemetery - the most remarkable in Europe. Except the Old-New Synagogue they are part of the Jewish Museum Old-New Synagogue (Staronova synagoga) (Prague 1, Cervena street) The oldest preserved synagogue in Central Europe. It was built in the early Gothic style in the late 13th century and richly adorned by stonework. Jewish Museum (Zidovske muzeum) (Prague 1, U Stare skoly 1) Old Jewish Cemetery (Stary zidovsky hrbitov) (Prague 1, Siroka street) Established in the mid-15th century it served as a burial site till 1787. Among 12 000 gothic, renaisance and baroque tombstones are also those of Rabbi Jehuda Loew (1609) and Mordechai Maisel (1601). Pinkas Synagogue (Pinkasova synagoga) (Prague 1, Siroka 3) Permanent exhibition: A memorial to 77 297 Holocaust victims. Drawings of childern from the Terezin concentration camp. Maisel Synagogue (Maiselova synagoga) (Prague 1, Maiselova 10) The neo-Gothic synagogue replaced the original Renaissance building built by Maisel and destroyed by fire. Klaus Synagogue (Klausova synagoga) (Prague 1, U Stareho hrbitova 1) A Baroque building near the cemetery entrance. Permanent exhibition: Jewish customs and traditions. Spanish Synagogue (Spanelska synagoga) (Prague 1, Vezenska 1) Named after its Moorish interior. Permanent exhibition: History of the Jews in Bohemia and Moravia since their emancipation until now. Powder Tower (Prague 1, Na Prikope) A Gothic building from 1475 erected by Matthias Rejsek, and once probably used to store gunpowder. Modified in 1875-86. The Municipal House (Prague 1, namesti Republiky 5) An Art Noveau building constructed in 1905 - 1911 (A. Balsanek, O. Polivka) on the site of the former king's court, a seat of the kings of Bohemia from the end of the 14th century until 1438. The rich interior and exterior decorations are the works of A. Mucha, M. Svabinsky, J. V. Myslbek, and others. The monumental Smetana concert hall forms the centre of the building being the place of the International Music Festival Prazske Jaro (Prague Spring), other concerts and important social events. Betlehem Chapel (Prague 1, Betlemske namesti) Originally a Gothic chapel dating from 1391. The famous religious reformer Master Jan Hus preached there. Completely damaged, the building was reconstructed in 1950-53 based on old engravings and pictures (architect J. Fragner). The Estates Theatre (Prague 1, Ovocny trh 1) Opened in 1783 as the Nostic Theatre. The premiere of Mozart's opera Don Giovanni was given here on October 29, 1787. From 1799 the theatre belonged to the Czech Estates. On December 21, 1834, the song "Kde domov muj" (O, Homeland Mine) which later became the Czech national anthem, was premiered there. Today hosts drama, opera and ballet performances. Rudolfinum The most precious "burgess house" dating from the Middle Ages. Originally Romanesque, later rebuilt in the Gothic style. Currently, it serves as an exhibition and concert hall. Carolinum (Prague 1, Ovocny trh 5) The original Charles University building, established in 1348. A Gothic bay chapel from 1370 was rebuilt in the Baroque style in 1718. At present, Charles University graduation ceremonies take place there. There is a gallery on the ground-floor. ”
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“Fresh from a seven-year-long renovation, the National Museum (Národní Muzeum) in Prague is spread across a number of locations and houses numerous important collections representing a variety of fields, with literally millions of items covering mineralogy, zoology, anthropology, and archaeology, as well as the arts and music. The entomology collection alone numbers more than five million specimens. The oldest museum in the Czech Republic, it was established in the early 1800s before moving to its current location in 1891. Address: Václavské námestí 68, 115 79 Praha 1”
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“The Dancing House (Tancící dum), Prague's most outstanding modern architectural creation, was built between 1992 and 1996 to designs by Frank Gehry. Consisting of two adjoining towers, this splendid structure features unique curves that resemble two dancing figures, an effect heightened by the fact one of the towers is shaped like a woman wearing a skirt (hence the nickname "Fred and Ginger" after famous American dancers Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers). While the building consists largely of offices and a hotel, great views can be enjoyed from the top floor restaurant (a café is also located on the main level). Address: Jiráskovo námestí 1981/6, 120 00 Praha 2”
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“Unquestionably the main landmark of the Žižkov district, at 216 m in height, it's also the tallest building in the city. With a 360° view, Prague is laid out before your eyes from the viewing platform at 93 m. Mahlerovy sady 1, 130 00 Praha 3-Žižkov”
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“NEW TOWN, VYSEHRAD & SURROUNDINGS Wenceslas Square (Vaclavske namesti) (Prague 1, New Town) Prague's centre of commerce. The upper part of the square is dominated by a statue of the main patron saint of the Czech lands, St. Wenceslas and four other Czech patron saints (St. Prokop, St. Adalbert, St. Ludmila and St. Agnes) by Josef Vaclav Myslbek. Erected in 1912. The National Museum (Prague 1, Vaclavske nam.68) A neo-Renaissance building designed by architect Josef Schulz in 1885-90. Newly refurbished and opened in 2018. Permanent Exibitions, look for more details on their website. The National Theatre (Prague 1, Narodni trida 2) A neo-Renaissance building of 1868-81, built to plans of J. Zitek. A fire destroyed much of the building in its first year of existence. It was rebuilt by architect Josef Schulz in 1883 and underwent a thorough renovation a hundred years later. The authors of both exterior and interior decorations are artists of the so-called National Theatre generation: M. Ales, F. Zenisek, V. Hynais, J. V. Myslbek, and others. The National Theatre is a major Czech stage and its repertoire includes drama, opera and ballet. New Town Hall (Prague 2, Karlovo namesti 23) A complex of Gothic buildings dating from the late 14th and early 15th centuries, rebuilt in the Renaissance style in the 16th century. It contains a tower with the Chapel of Our Lady, two Gothic halls with ribbed vaults and a Renaissance hall. Vysehrad The ancient seat of the Premyslide princes built on a rock over the river Vltava. The oldest building there is the rotunda of St. Martin. The main landmark of Vysehrad is the St. Peter and Paul cathedral. In its vicinity, there is a residence for canons, casemates, a park, and a cemetery called Slavin with tombs of famous personalities of Czech culture. The Southern part of the fortifications offers a beautiful view of Prague. Jan Zizka of Trocnov Memorial (Prague 3, Vitkov) The equestrian statue of the Hussite leader based on B. Kafka's model, cast in 1946 and erected in 1950. It is listed as the biggest bronze equestrian statue by UNESCO. Brevnov Monastery, Benedictine Arch-abbey of St. Adalbert and St. Margaret (Prague 6, Marketska) A monastery established in 993 by Prince Boleslav II and bishop Vojtech (Adalbert). Today's shape of the premises including the St. Margaret church, a convent and a prelate house were built by K. I. Dienzenhofer between 1708 - 1745 in a high Baroque style. Industrial Palace (Prumyslovy palac) (Prague 7, Vystaviste) Originally built as a pavilion for the Jubilee Exhibition in 1891. One of the most valuable art-nouveau historical monuments in Prague. The steel arch structure is 238 meters long with a 51-metre tower in the middle. The palace is accessible during exhibitions, trade fairs and other events. Emauzy ”
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Sitio histórico
“The beginning of Royal Coronation Road and main entrance to Old Town in past times. nám. Republiky 5, 110 00 Staré Město”
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Street Art
“The wall of freedom, where everyone can leave his own "message" to the world :) just don't forget to take some paints with you ;) Velkopřevorské náměstí, 100 00 Praha 1”
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“PRAGUE CASTLE AND HRADCANY Area Prague Castle: A castle was built on this site in the 9th century, and a Romanesque palace was erected there in the 12th century. In the 14th century, during the rule of Charles IV, it was rebuilt in the Gothic style. Highlights: St. Vitus, St. Wenceslas and St. Adalbert Cathedral, Old Royal Palace, St. George Basilica, St. George's Convent, Castle Gallery, Lobkovic Palace,The Powder Tower Mihulka, The Prague Castle Gardens, Golden Lane,The Daliborka Tower, Loretta (Prague 1, Loretanske namesti). For Prague Castle visit we recommend at least half day, if you want to visit interioes of the palaces & churches plan even more time. Strahov Monastery (Prague 1, Strahovske nadvori 1/132 ) A Monastery of the Premonstratensian Order at Strahov, built originally in the Romanesque style, including the Church of Our Lady and the Strahov Library. ”
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Memorial Site
“This is a really cool monument and has a really nice walk to reach the monument. Once you arrive you will have an exceptional view of Prague and it is completely free to visit!”
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“LESSER TOWN AND CHARLES BRIDGE Lesser-Town Bridge Towers Of the two towers, the lower one was built in the Romanesque style and dates from the 12th century. It is a remnant of the former Judith Bridge. The higher tower is 200 years younger and was erected in the 15th century. St. Nicolas Church (Prague 1, Malostranske nam.) This church, built in the period of 1704-55, is the most significant historical structure of the so-called Prague Baroque. The architects were G. Santini, K. I. Dienzenhofer, and A. Lurago. W. A. Mozart played the organ there during his stay in Prague. The Church of Our Lady Victorious - Infant Jesus of Prague (Prague 1, Karmelitska 9) An early Baroque structure, built in 1611, and rebuilt in 1644, this church is famous for its wax effigy known as the Prague Infant Jesus donated by Polyxena of Lobkovic and brought to Prague at the end of the 16th century. Wallenstein Garden (Prague 1, Letenska street) Geometrically designed, this garden was created in 1623-29 and features a spectacular salla terrena, a small lake, a cave with artificial stalactites and stalagmites, and plenty of roses, rhododendrons, magnolias and Japan cherry trees. The statues are copies of originals by Adrian de Vries from 1626-27. Wallenstein Palace (Prague 1, Valdstejnske namesti 3) A large palace complex, the first monumental profane baroque building in Prague built for Albrecht of Wallenstein between 1623 and 1630. Today, the palace houses the Upper House of Czech Parliament, the Senate. Vrtbovska Garden (Prague 1, Karmelitska Street 18) This garden is kind of hidden but is worth to see, highly reccommended! This terrace Baroque garden was designed by architect F. M. Kanka. It is remarkable for statues by Matthias Braun. Palace Gardens below the Prague Castle (Prague 1, Valdstejnske namesti 3) Ledebur Garden - a baroque terrace garden founded in the first third of the 18th century, later adapted apparently according to the plans of I. J. Palliardi. A salla terrena and a fountain with a statue of a Gigant in the centre. Small Palffy Garden - founded on terraces during the first half of the 18th century, additionally fitted with a staircase. In 1997, after a major renovation, joined to the Great Palffy Garden. The Kolowrat and Small Fuerstenberg gardens dating from late Baroque and early Classicism period. Charles Bridge Started in 1357 by Master Otto and completed by Petr Parler, this is the oldest bridge in Prague. Its statues and sculptural groups date mostly from the 18th century. The most well-known are the works of Matthias Braun and Ferdinand Maxmilian Brokoff. The bridge is 515 metres long and 10 metres wide. ”
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“Walking across the Charles bridge from Lesser town you will reach Old town. Medieval district in Prague. The Old town square belongs also among the most visited places in Prague. ”
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Galería de arte
“The second oldest gallery in Europe after the Louvre - a sanctuary for lovers of Czech and international fine art.”
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