Czech architecture

The Dancing House (a.k.a. Ginger and Fred) in Prague, Czechia

The Dancing House

The Dancing House (Tančící dům in Czech) is a building situated on the corner of Rašínovo Embankment (Rašínovo nábřeží) and Jiráskovo Square (Jiráskovo náměstí) in the New Town of Prague. An instant eye-catcher, referred to as an original, stylish, one-of-a-kind but also as a controversy-sparking and divisive structure, the Dancing House is a fine example of contemporary architecture and it lures travellers from all over the world. It ranks as one of the most iconic…

The Prague Book: Highlights of a Fascinating City

The Prague Book: Highlights of a Fascinating City A Book by Monaco Books

Prague is a truly fascinating city. The Czech metropolis boasts beautiful landmarks and treasures from many periods. The Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and modern masterpieces are an irresistible magnet for millions of tourists which visit the Golden City each year. The beautiful buildings and streets reveal the fascinating, over 1000-year history of this magnificent European city. The Prague Book: Highlights of a Fascinating City shows readers … Read more

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Wenceslas Square (Václavské náměstí) - Prague, Czechia

Wenceslas Square

Wenceslas Square, in Czech called Václavské náměstí, or colloquially Václavák, is a large square in the New Town district of Prague. As a matter of fact, it doesn’t resemble a typical city square at all, but the Czech word náměstí is usually translated into English as “square”. Nowadays, it looks more like a boulevard or a wide two-lane street. Centuries ago, however, it was more like a square and was called Horse Market (Koňský trh)….

Josef Sudek - Saint Vitus's Cathedral

Saint Vitus’s Cathedral A Book by Josef Sudek

Josef Sudek (1896-1976) was one of the most important Czech photographers of the twentieth century. He is most famous for his black and white images of Prague. This unique collection of Sudek’s photographs shows the St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague Castle in the 1920s. St. Vitus Cathedral is the most important church in Czechia and the burial place of many kings. The cathedral was completed in … Read more

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Old Town Square in Prague, Czech Republic

Old Town Square

Old Town Square is the central square of the historic part of Prague. The square is one of the greatest tourist attractions of the Czech capital, along with Charles Bridge and Prague Castle. It is almost impossible to miss it if you’re coming to Prague as a tourist.

Pardubice, Bohemia, Czech Republic

Pardubice

Pardubice is a city in eastern Bohemia and the capital of the region of the same name. Industry plays an important role in the city and Pardubice may not belong to the top tourist destinations in Czechia. Nevertheless, it has a very impressive central square, a beautiful chateau and is internationally famous for its gingerbread and the Grand Pardubice Steeplechase.

Třebíč Castle and St. Procopius Basilica, Vysočina, Moravia, Czechia

Třebíč

Třebíč is a small Moravian town in the Vysočina Region, situated on the Jihlava river, about 65 km west of Brno. Centuries ago, it belonged to the most important towns in Moravia. Nowadays, it is famous for its UNESCO World Heritage Site: the Jewish Quarter and St. Procopius Basilica. It is one of three World Heritage Sites in Vysočina.

Charles Bridge In Prague on a Foggy Morning, Czech Republic

Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge (in Czech: Karlův most) is an iconic landmark in the very centre of Prague. The bridge crosses the Vltava river and connects the Old Town (Staré Město) with the Lesser Side (Malá Strana). It is not the oldest Czech bridge, because this title goes to the Stone Bridge in the town of Písek in South Bohemia. But Charles Bridge is definitely the most famous bridge in Czechia and perhaps also in the whole…