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Listasafn
“The museum is housed in the former Sova Mills in the Lesser Quarter. It houses the Jan and Meda Mládek Collection, which contains works by the pioneer of abstract art František Kupka and the Czech Cubist sculptor Otto Gutfreund, as well as the works of prominent artists of the 20th century from the Eastern bloc. The mission of Museum Kampa is to give witness to the difficult times in which said art originated and which should not be forgotten.”
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Listasafn
“Compact gallery dedicated to Czech artist Mucha, with paintings, posters, drawings & lithographs.”
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Listasafn
“The earliest example of Cubist architecture in Prague. It houses a statue of the black Madonna. A treasured artifact.”
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Listasafn
“Founded in 1885, the Prague Museum of Decorative Arts is housed in a Neo-Renaissance edifice built from 1897 to 1899 after the designs of architect Josef Schulz. ”
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Listasafn
“Worth seeing - house built by a sculptor and graphist Frantisek Bilek who wanted to spiritualized human life.”
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Listasafn
“Not only does this gorgeous 1911 building house the works of Czech Art Nouveau and Symbolist sculptor and architect František Bílek, it was designed by Bílek himself and originally served as his residence and studio. An afternoon visit will endear you to Bílek's life and work.”
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Sögusöfn

Museum
“The National Museum is a Czech museum institution intended to systematically establish, prepare, and publicly exhibit natural scientific and historical collections. It was founded in 1818 ”
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Science Museum
“The National Technical Museum in Prague is the largest institution dedicated to preserving information and artifacts related to the history of technology in the Czech Republic.”
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Memorial Site
“The National Monument on top of Vítkov hill in Prague's Žižkov district is one of the most important buildings related to the development of Czechoslovak/Czech statehood”
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History Museum
“The Museum of Communism is a museum dedicated to presenting an account of the post–World War II Communist regime in Czechoslovakia in general and Prague in particular. The Museum of Communism offers an immersive look at life behind the Iron Curtain.”
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History Museum
“The Jewish Museum's collection is one of the largest in the world, about 40,000 objects, 100,000 books, and a copious archive of Czech and Moravian Jewish community histories.”
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Synagogue
“The Spanish Synagogue (Hebrew: בית הכנסת הספרדי‎, Czech: Španělská synagoga, German: Spanische Synagoge) is the newest synagogue in the area of the so-called Jewish Town, yet paradoxically, it was built at the place of the presumably oldest synagogue, Old School (also known as Altshul). The synagogue is built in Moorish Revival Style. Only a little park with a modern statue of famous Prague writer Franz Kafka (by Jaroslav Róna) lies between it and the church of St Spirit. Today, the Spanish Synagogue is administered by the Jewish Museum in Prague. Eastern wall with stained-glass window, Torah Ark and bema ”
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History Museum
“The Old Town City Hall with its amazing and very famous astronomical clock.”
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History Museum
“BEER. It is a drink which Czechs are famous:) Here you can experience the production of Czech beer, learn the history, soak up the scent of hops, and give you the opportunity to taste various kinds of special Czech beers.”
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Útsýnisstaðir

Brú
“The most famous bridge in Czech Republic with very rich history. Some tourist attractions are located on the bridge during your walking (e. g. picture painting of your face). In the morning is the best time you can visit :) Breathtaking view to Prague´s castle as well.”
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Building
“The Dancing House (Czech: Tančící dům), or Fred and Ginger, is the nickname given to the Nationale-Nederlanden building on the Rašínovo nábřeží (Rašín Embankment) in Prague, Czech Republic. It was designed by the Croatian-Czech architect Vlado Milunić in cooperation with Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry on a vacant riverfront plot. The building was designed in 1992 and completed in 1996.”
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Minnismerki / kennileiti
“Unquestionably the main landmark of the Žižkov district, at 216 m in height, it's also the tallest building in the city. With a 360° view, Prague is laid out before your eyes from the viewing platform at 93 m.”
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Kastali
“Vyšehrad - discover one of the most memorable places of the Czech nation National Historic Landmark Nearby events: Festivals, music, sports, theater and social events, exhibitions, folk crafts and markets, children's events, gastronomic, historical and military events”
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Brú
“It’s the Prague oldest bridge (and the beautiful one, be sure!), finished in 1402. It’s just „must see“ :) ”
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Hill
“Petřín is a great park with a beautiful view to entire city center, when you get on the top of the hill;-) You can use a train as well. There is a same ticket as for public transport. On the top you will find a viewing tower which is a small copy of the Eiffel tower.”
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Island
“A romantic place hidden in the shade of mature trees in the heart of city under the Legion Bridge enchants visitors with its old-time atmosphere and exceptional views directly from the surface of the Vltava River. Occasionally, celebrations, concerts, and open-air festivals are held here.”
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Brú
“The 2nd most popular place to visit in Prague...the bridge is one of the classic images of Prague and you simply have to visit! Its only a 10 minute walk approx and offers stunning views of the river and the Prague Castle above.”
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Sögufrægir staðir

Kastali
“Location: St. George’s Square behind St. Vitus, Prague Castle Dates: November 23, 2019 – January 6, 2020 Times: Monday – Thursday (9:00 am – 6:00 pm), Friday – Saturday (9:00 am – 7:00 pm) This Prague Christmas market usually boasts about 70 carefully selected stalls with all the same Czech food and drinks you could hope for with a beautiful view of the St. Vitus Cathedral in the background. With fantastic views of the city and another tree lit up right in the middle, the atmosphere of this particular Prague Christmas market is hard to beat.”
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Minnismerki / kennileiti
“The Astronomical Clock, built in to one side of the Old Town Hall Tower, dates from the 15th century. To fully appreciate the clock's intricate construction, join the crowd in front of the tower to watch the procession of the Twelve Apostles: on the hour, every hour, a small trap door opens and Christ marches out ahead of his disciples, while the skeleton of death tolls the bell to a defiant statue of a Turk. ”
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Torg
“Wenceslas Square in Prague - symbol of Czech statehood A traditional venue for celebrations, demonstrations and public gatherings where many historical moments took place. The center of Prague, the biggest touristic zone and the “residence” of many attractions, monuments, shops, restaurants, bars, clubs and much more!”
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Museum
“The National Museum is a Czech museum institution intended to systematically establish, prepare, and publicly exhibit natural scientific and historical collections. It was founded in 1818 ”
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Kastali
“Vyšehrad - discover one of the most memorable places of the Czech nation National Historic Landmark Nearby events: Festivals, music, sports, theater and social events, exhibitions, folk crafts and markets, children's events, gastronomic, historical and military events”
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Sögufrægur staður
“Powder Tower is a late Gothic building on the border of Na Příkopě Street and Republic Square next to the Municipal House opposite the U Hybernů House. It is one of the symbols of Prague. Celetná Street begins at the gate, which forms the first part of the Royal Route leading from here to Prague Castle.”
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Street Art
“The Lennon Wall or John Lennon Wall is a wall in Prague, Czech Republic. Once a normal wall, since the 1980s it has been filled with John Lennon-inspired graffiti, pieces of lyrics from Beatles' songs, and other designs relating to local and global causes”
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Kirkja
“This cathedral is a prominent example of Gothic architecture and is the largest and most important church in the country.”
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Bókasöfn

Library
“Fed up with crowded places? Try this one. It is so hidden you will have problem to find the entrance.”
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Library
“National library, gallery and restaurant with coffee spot. Great architecture and place to chill also good meeting place. All universities around. Art, culture and architecture all around.”
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Library
“A public general library which can be used by practically everyone. Cultural events, lectures, films, concerts by well-known musicians, theatre performances and many other events are held here.”
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Monastery
“The library in the Strahov Monastery is one of the most beautiful libraries in the world and a true gem of Prague. Library played an important role in Czech history. There are about 200 000 old prints, mostly from the period between the 16 th and the 18 th century, around 3000 manuscripts and 1500 first prints. There are two splendidly decorated halls: the Theological Hall and the Philosophical Hall - just look at photos and you will understand:)”
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University
“Czech University of Economics, was founded in 1953 and today is the largest university of economics in the Czech Republic.””
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Boarding House
“Exhibitions of photography. Next to it is the most famous Prag's camera shop FotoŠkoda, you can buy some camera .) ”
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