This mental asylum has gained fame and recognition as the home of an annual theater festival known as Mezi Ploty. The name ... More
Psychiatrická Lečebna Bohnice
This mental asylum has gained fame and recognition as the home of an annual theater festival known as Mezi Ploty. The name translates to "between the fences" and definitely seeks to break down certain barriers. The facility itself is a grand old place, sure to inspire awe in visitors. See website for yearly festival news.
Opposite the Cernin Palace is the Santa Casa, built between 1626 and 1631 by the architect G B Orsi, commissioned
by Catherine of Lobkovic.Inside is a silver altar and a statue of Our Lady of Loretto, one of fifty ...
Located on the Letna parkland overlooking the Vltava River and city center, this structure was erected to replace the Stalin
Monument, which at the time was the largest in the world. The Stalin monument was built in the early ...
Frantisek Bilek was interested in the strongly symbolic element of Czech art. He poured out his spiritual yearnings and reflections
in a series of wood and stone sculptures which are now displayed in the house that he built for ...