PRAGUE, what to visit in 2019.

Prague is well known for its Old Town, baroque buildings and the Gothic churches. You will be fascinated by its architecture and culture. In this articles we lead you to the most historical monuments.



CHURCH OF OUR LADY BEFORE TÝN

Stunning Gothic architecture from the great French Architect Matthias of Arras. The church display the best architectural feature of the french style. The northern portal is a wonderful example of Gothic sculpture.

Address: Staroměstské nám., 110 00 Staré Město, Czechia

Height: 80 m Opened: 1510

Architectural style: Gothic architecture

Architect: Matthias of Arras


PRAGUE ASTRONOMICAL CLOCK 

The Prague Astronomical Clock is a medieval style master piece. The clock was designed in early 15th century. It is today the oldest clock in function in the world.

It shows the advance skills of medieval art, the genius and creativity of a very developed society.

Address: Staroměstské nám. 1, 110 00 Staré Město, Czechia

Phone: +420 236 002 629


ST. VITUS CATHEDRAL

The plan design of the cathedral was completed by the French architect Matthias of Arras. After his death in 1356, Petr Parler achieved the edifice.

http://www.prague.net/st-vitus-cathedral-history

Address: III. nádvoří 48/2, 119 01 Praha 1, Czechia

Height: 97 m

Founded: c. 930; 1344 (current church)

Architectural style: Gothic architecture


JAN HUS MEMORIAL - PRAGUE

Ladislav Jan Šaloun was an important Czech sculptor of the Art Nouveau Movement. Jan is a symbol of strength against the Vatican oppression.

Artist: Ladislav Šaloun

Address: Staroměstské nám., 110 00 Staré Město, Czechia


CHARLES BRIDGE - CZECH REPUBLIC, PRAGUE

A stunning Gothic medieval bridge mounted by amazing baroque sculpture from the 17th century.

http://www.myczechrepublic.com/prague/sightseeing/charles_bridge.html

Address: Karlův most, 110 00 Praha 1, Czechia Construction

started: 1357

Body of water: Vltava

Location: Prague


ST. NICHOLAS CHURCH

This monumental Baroque church was design by Kilián Ignác Dientzenhofer. Achieved on 1737, the church is now under the Orthodox Church authority. 

The original design of the ceiling, frescoes and stucco decoration are great example of the Baroque Style. St. Nicholas church displays one of the most impressive church interiors in the city.

https://www.pragueticketoffice.com/venue/st-nicholas-church-old-town-square/

Address: Malostranské nám., 118 00 Malá Strana, Czechia

Construction started: 1704

Dome height (outer): 79 meters

Architectural styles: Rococo, Baroque architecture


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