The moderately-sized permanent exhibition of nineteenth-century Czech art is complemented by regular exhibitions borrowed ... More
Troja Palace (Trojský zámek)
The moderately-sized permanent exhibition of nineteenth-century Czech art is complemented by regular exhibitions borrowed from Prague's other state galleries. All this is housed in a massive baroque palace whose sweeping exterior staircase and grandiose Great Hall are attractions in their own right. Also, the Prague Zoo is just across the road.
Troja Chateau is just north of Hradcany by the Prague Zoo. It is easily reached by metro & bus and well worth visiting! The Baroque chateau is full of interesting paintings & sculptures and the frescos are very good. The entrance fee is reasonable & every room has information sheets in English, Czech, German & Russian. I found the docents to be very knowledgable also.
This fortress was established in the mid 10th Century and was the oldest seat of the Czech nobility. Charles IV
built a system of walls linking Vysehrad with Nove Mesto but over the years, most of these were gradually ...
Visit this imposing 1920s building for a thorough study of Czech modern art. Czech art followed the same general lines
of development as that of Western Europe, but with an underlying layer of Slavic spirituality witness the moody landscapes ...
Separated from the left bank, just to the left of Charles Bridge by a narrow stream called Certovka (Devil's Brook),
is Kampa, a little island on the Vltava River. Washerwomen would gather here to wash their laundry using the ...
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