A beautiful Baroque garden One of the most important and most beautiful Baroque gardens created thanks to the ingenuity of František Maximilian Kaňka. The area, situated on an irregular slope that would normally house a smaller garden, the originality of the architectural solution, and the artistic and historical value of the decoration come together to create a space that ranks easily among the best in Europe. The garden is part of the Vrtbovský Palace no. 373/III. This city Italian-style palace garden is a gem among baroque gardens in the whole of Central Europe. Established on the site of the former vineyards around 1720 at Vrtbovský Palace. The owner Jan Josef Earl of Vrtba entrusted the building of the garden on Petřín hill slope to the architect František Maxmilián Kaňka. With its area of approximately 3,000 m2 it is one of the smaller historic gardens, nevertheless […]
Prague is renowned for its towers, winding streets and buildings from nearly every period of architecture – from Romanesque rotundas and Gothic cathedrals to Baroque and Renaissance palaces, to progressive and global award-winning modern architecture. TOP 10 Architecture Jewels of Prague 1 Prague Castle – Pražský hrad Prague is magical at night #prague #czech #czechrepublic #architecture #unlimitedcities #cities #archilovers #travel #historic #history #architecturelovers #praguearchitecture #praguecastle #czechia #czigers #igprague #praguestagram #pragueigers #igerscz #archilovers #traveler #traveling #prag #praga A post shared by DISCOVER PRAGUE! (@prague_navigator) on Jun 17, 2016 at 12:04pm PDT Prague Castle has been an important symbol of the Czech state for over a millennium. It was founded in the 9th century and became the seat of Czech rulers and presidents. The castle complex, one of the largest in the world, is made up of historical palaces, offices, churches, fortifications, gardens and picturesque spots, such as the famous Golden Lane. The very sight of it is truly one of the most spectacular panoramas […]
Museum of Senses When was the last time that you experienced something for the first time? Welcome to the Museum of Senses Prague! A unique adventure that will challenge your senses, even those you never knew you had! A museum where nothing around you is as it seems. Are you ready? The MUSEUM of SENSES is home to an experience that will awaken your senses and inspire you to discover more and, therefore, to feel more. Live an unimaginable experience in a world of sensations and mind-blowing optical illusions and test your senses at an extraordinary museum. A place as fun as it is educational, as amazing as it is enigmatic, and as crazy as it is rational. An Adventure of the Senses Let yourself go during an experience full of challenges for your body and your mind. You will […]
Fragranza Perfume Gallery The Fragranza Perfume Gallery is a unique store concept with a Dermalogica skin bar in the heart of Prague. At Fragranza Perfume Gallery we offer many premium and niche perfumes, luxury cosmetics and skin care items. Daily discounts on products of up to 50%! We offer 5 ml and 10 ml perfume testers of the luxury perfume brands Chanel, Dior, Lancome, Kenzo, Chloe, Hermés and many more from 7 euro, including a bottle. Skin Diagnosis and 10 minutes FACE FIT for free. Come and let yourself be pampered. Open Mon – Fri: 10:00 – 20:00, Sat 10:00 – 15:00
Little Porcelain Houses The poetry of architecture of historic Prague burnt into porcelain. Traditional handmade products made of porcelain and featuring houses in Prague and other notable structures in miniature & the ceramic artwork of Czech masters. True porcelain replicas of houses give you the chance to have a piece of the charm of old Prague even in your home. Our products are intended for collectors and discerning clients with a feel for the genius loci of the old streets of Prague. We look forward to your visit. From Facebook´s reviews: Bruno Buongiorno – ” I bought some of your miniatures at least 20 years ago. They’re always in exposition at my house. They are always beautiful like then. Now that I’ve found your website I guess I’ll enrich my collection.:-)” Abhishek Pai – ” Hello:). Just wanted to thank you. Enjoyed […]
Potěšení vůní – PLEASURE OF PERFUMES Discover the sense of natural perfumes and natural interior scents. World of the fairies and the Celtic creatures. In the heart of Prague – the mystery of alchemy of natural perfumes can be a great experience for You. Close to the place, where the Italian family had the manufactory of the perfumes and the cosmetic during the historic times of the emperor Rudolf II, who supported alchemy and astrology and invited that times many of important astrologists of whole Europe, you may try your own sense for the natural aromas. Come and enjoy the creation of natural perfumes or try to create your own one to vegetable oil. The natural ingredients ONLY are guaranteed. Open: Tue-Sat 13:00 -19:00, Sun 16:00 – 20:00 (specially in winter)
At Prague Castle you can visit Old Royal Palace The Story of the Prague Castle St. George’s Basilica The Treasury of St. Vitus Cathedral Golden Lane The Picture Gallery at Prague Castle Powder Tower – Mihulka (temporarily closed) St. Vitus Cathedral Rosenberg Palace Great South Tower of the Cathedral In summer season you can also see Royal Garden The South Gardens Stag Moat Old Royal Palace The original residence building, mostly wooden, was built at Prague Castle already at the turn of the 9th and 10th century. Its exact location is not documented. It was prince Soběslav in the 12th century who had a stone Romanesque palace built right next to a new fortification wall. Remains of it have been preserved in the underground till the present times. The palace was adjoined on its eastern side by All Saints’ Chapel, which was […]
The South Gardens of Prague Castle were established beneath Prague Castle. The last renovation in 2012 restored their original appearance from 1920’s when they were renovated for the first Czechoslovak president T. G. Masaryk by well-known Slovenian architect Josip Plečnik. The South Gardens are nearly 500 metres long and in the summer tourist season, it is possible to enter them from Opyš near the eastern gate or via the Bull Staircase from the Third Courtyard. The west gate between Hradčany Square (Hradčanské náměstí) and the South Gardens is for exit only. The South Gardens are comprised of three smaller gardens: Paradise Garden The garden is situated on the spot of the oldest garden in front of the southern wall of the Castle, where a private garden of Archduke Ferdinand used to be in the fifties of the 16th century. Similarly, the emperor Rudolf II also had his […]
We invite you to a pleasant restaurant in the center of Prague near the Charles Bridge, with a wide selection of Czech beer, a rotary beer with specialties from small family breweries. We also offer a large selection of Belgian beers.Wine menu will also delight you.We must miss the offer of excellent burgers and othes specialties from our menu. From Tripadvisor.com reviews: “Beautiful pub, tasty food, lots of beers, nice service“: It is bit hidden behind the charles bridge. In the subbasement located very beutiful and well decorated pub. Nice bar selection and big amount of draft beers as well as lots of imported bottle beers. We had amazing hamburger feom wild bear meat – really special tasty and Angus blue cheese hamburger was nice too. The bar tender was very lovely and friendly person. Not expensive for its location.
A small square by the National Theater in Prague was renamed after the late president of the Czech Republic, Vaclav Havel. Vaclav Havel memorial was also unveiled there in 2016. Václav Havel (5 October 1936 – 18 December 2011) was a Czech writer and dramatist famous for his work in the Theatre of the Absurd, who became a politician and served as the last President of Czechoslovakia, and the first President of the Czech Republic.