Czech Architecture

  • Hradčanské Náměstí at Night Hradčanské Náměstí

    Hradčanské Náměstí, or Hradčanské Square, in Prague's Castle District, is one of those impressive squares that embodies all of the charm, grandeur, and allure of Europe. Steeped in history, Hradčanské Náměstí is the all-in-one scene of some of the most impressive palaces in Prague, such as the Archbishop's Palace, the Martinicky Palace, the Sternberg Palace with its especially interesting exhibit of the artwork of some of the great Tuscan masters, Venetian art, and excellent examples of Florentine Mannerism; the Schwarzenberg...

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  • St. Wenceslas Church | Praha Saint Wenceslas Church

    Located in Vršovice, a lovely residential area close to Vinohrady is the interesting Saint Wenceslas Church. A Functionalist masterpiece, Saint Wenceslas Church was designed by famous Czech designer Josef Gočár and built in 1929-1930. Josef Gočár, famous for his architectural career, which includes the intriguing House at the Black Madonna, which features the only Cubist interiors in the world, was one of the founders of modern architecture in Czechoslovakia. Saint Wenceslas Church sits perched above a block of neighborhood flats,...

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