Strahov Monastery was founded in 1140, though the present Gothic structure dates back to the 13th century. It is currently home to about 80 monks of the Catholic Premonstratensian Order and remains an... more
The National Museum is right at the foot of Wenceslas Square, founded in 1818.
This building houses the natural history, while several of the other collections are located throughout the city. This... more
Although it is eclipsed - understandably so - by the nearby St Vitus's Cathedral, St. George's Basilica remains the oldest surviving church in the Prague Castle area. It was founded in the early 10th... more
Albrecht von Wallenstein was a 17th century imperial military commander. He led his troops to several victories, and his success fueled his ambitions to the point where he began entertaining the dream... more
This high-gothic tower from the workshop of the distinguished master builder Petr Parléø is one of the most beautiful examples of gothic architecture in Europe. The foundations of the sandstone tower... more
as I wrote review on Reduta club, I wanna to tell you about Reduta theatre. The reason why I makinng this review is simple. I just like this place. It starts with live music. Who don't know... more
Jan Hus was a reformer and his Statue is located at the Old Town Square. He was the symbol of Czech nationalism. The statue was erected on July 6, 1915 to mark the 500th anniversary of the reformer's... more
The Mucha museum is a fairly small museum packed with information about Mucha, his work and his origins in Moravia. I was really not familiar with his work and this gave a concise overview of his... more
A monumental entrance to the Old Town built by Matej Rejsek in the gothic style in 1475. Once it served as a gunpowder depot. In the late 19th century it was rebuilt.
Today it houses an exhibition... more
The Royal Garden of Prague Castle was created in 1534 for King Ferdinand I and his family. Although it has been modified over the years to include some elements of the popular English-style garden, it... more
Kutna Hora was an important place in the past. It was famous for its silver mines, some of the biggest in Europe, and although they have been closed for some ages now, you can still learn about the... more
This church, formerly known as the Church of the Holy Trinity, was the first Baroque building to be constructed in the city. It was completed in 1613, and was renamed a few years later in memory of... more
At the end of our tour around Prague we had a pleasure to see this wonderfull show. It is a mixture of ballet, music, lights,fountains, fire and even a projection on water. It is so colourfull that... more
A clever solution has been found to solve the space limitations of the national theatre: absolute preservation of the beautiful old building, and the construction at its side of a new one, totally... more
A tour of Prague’s darkest days: the terror of Nazi occupation and the fight to rid the city of the invaders. Prague was key to Hitler’s plans for world domination. Threatened with total obliteration,... more
Built in 1668 for the count Cernin of Chudenice, the emperor's ambassador in Venice, the Cernin Palace has a facade 150 meters long. Its dominant position on the hill in front of the Sanctuary of... more
For only 10 euros, it's good for a laugh. Takes about 20-30 minutes to peruse everything, sex toys from antiquity and some you have to see to believe. For the real thing I followed Tom Showalter's... more
Not far from the bank of the river Vltava and the Troja Chateau, on land that had originally been a part of the chateau complex, on rocky ground stands the Prague Zoological Garden. Designed by J.... more
I was frankly rather surprised that Prague, the center of one of the more conservative of the East Bloc countries, had a rather small museum about Communism. Realistically, it hasn't been all that... more
Standing next to St. George's Basilica in the Prague Castle area, St. George's Convent originally was a Benedictine convent. Founded in 963, it was the first Catholic convent to be established in... more
Spanish synagogue name is nothing associated here with traditional Spain, but with Moorish style of synagogue’s interior, more or less Arabic feature, applied in Spain as well. The synagogue was... more
This Orthodox church was built in honour of St. Cyril and St Methodius, the men responsible for the Slavonic alphabet. However, most people know about this church because of what happened here on the... more
Coming from an area as flat as Louisiana, I love aerial views, and I try to get them wherever and whenever I can.
Getting that panoramic view is never a problem in Prague. In addition to the Petrin... more
When I visited Prague I didn't quite know what to expect. I had assumed to see a lot of faceless concrete buildings, and time worn faces on the local population. That couldn't have been farther from...