Palace of the Lords of Kunstat and Podebrady (Palác pánů z Kuntátu a Poděbrad), Prague
Řetězová 3, Prague 110 00
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Visitors to this palace will see two vaulted chambers with Romanesque columns and other impressive detail in one of the ... More
Palace of the Lords of Kunstat and Podebrady (Palác pánů z Kuntátu a Poděbrad)
Visitors to this palace will see two vaulted chambers with Romanesque columns and other impressive detail in one of the oldest preserved urban residential areas in town. Now underground, these chambers were originally near street level. In another wing is a small exhibition on the life of one of the palace's residents, King Jiri of Podebrady, who brought a measure of order to the strife-torn Bohemian kingdom in the fifteenth century, even introducing an early prototype of the European Union!
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 ...
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 ...
Built between the 11th and 18th centuries, the Old Town, the Lesser Town and the New Town speak of the
great architectural and cultural influence enjoyed by this city since the Middle Ages. The many magnificent monuments, such as ...