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Municipal House (Obecní dum)

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Prague’s imposing Municipal House is the city’s most famous Art Nouveau civic buildings and many Czech artists of the time, led by Osvald Polívka and Antonín Balsánek, had a hand in its creation. It was built between 1905 and 1911 and fast became a potent architectural and cultural symbol of Czechoslovakia’s newly found independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The state of Czechoslovakia was declared here in 1918 and the building now houses the Smetana Concert Hall, several restaurants and temporary art exhibitions.

Part of the joy of a visit to the Municipal House is its design and decoration; externally it is a vision of complex patterned stained-glass windows, ornate stonework and frescoes flecked with gold. The mosaic Homage to Paris by Karel Spillar glitters underneath the decorative cupola and is tucked between sculptures representing the oppression and independence of Czechoslovakia.

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Historisk busstur med panoramautsikt i Praha

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Legg ut på en to timers busstur, hvor du kan nyte en åpen panoramautsikt over byen Praha. La deg imponere over de mest kjente stedene i den gamle og ...  Mer informasjon

  • Sted: Praha, Tsjekkia
  • Varighet: 2 timer
  • Språk: Engelsk Norsk
Fra USD 18,76