Czech Art Nouveau Architecture

Alphonse Mucha Masterworks

Alphonse Mucha Masterworks A Book by Rosalind Ormiston

Alphonse Mucha, also known as Alfons Maria Mucha, was one of the most famous artists of the Art Nouveau era. He was born in 1860, in the small town of Ivančice, 21 kilometres (13 mi) south-west of Brno in South Moravia. Alphonse Mucha spent his youth years in Moravia. He applied to the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague in 1878, but was rejected and … Read more

Free Delivery to Most Countries
Multiple Currencies Accepted
Art Nouveau Prague

Art Nouveau Prague A Book by Petr Wittlich

The Czech capital city Prague is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe and worldwide. Millions of tourists who visit the Golden City each year, usually associate its architectural heritage with beautiful Gothic, Baroque and even Renaissance buildings. But people who venture beyond the obvious tourist spots, such as Prague Castle, Charles Bridge or Old Town Square, can discover a multitude of treasures … Read more

Free Delivery to Most Countries
Multiple Currencies Accepted
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)….

St. Bartholomew Cathedral in Pilsen (Plzeň), Bohemia, Czechia

Plzeň

Plzeň, in English known also as Pilsen, is a city in western Bohemia, in the southwestern part of Czechia. After Prague, Brno and Ostrava, it is the fourth largest city in the whole of Czechia. Pilsen is one of very few Czech cities that have English names different from the original. This small group includes also Prague (Praha) and Carlsbad (Karlovy Vary). In English, the name Pilsen is used interchangeably with Plzeň, as it is…

Karlovy Vary, Bohemia, Czechia

Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary is a town in Bohemia, in the west of Czechia. In English, it is sometimes called also Carlsbad (after the German name Karlsbad). It is a very famous spa resort, visited by many celebrities from all over the world. It is also known for the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, held there every year. Karlovy Vary is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Czech Republic.

Prague Skyline at Sunset

Prague

Prague, called in Czech Praha, is the capital of Czechia and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe and worldwide. Many people consider it to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The city was founded in the 6th century. It used to be the capital of the Kingdom of Bohemia, of the Holy Roman Empire, of Czechoslovakia, and since 1993 it has been the capital of the Czech Republic, also…