Prague’s Art & Architecture

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Behind every Piece of Art, Building, Statue or a Bridge is a fascinating personal story. Get in the way throughout the centuries. Prague is a Capital of architecture offering all styles that ever been invented – from Romanesque to Frank Gehry… stop browse in the textbooks, (or google?) experience it!

3 hours
Private tour

Some of the sites you'll visit...

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Statue of Maharal

There is no city in the world having a statue of a Rabbi on Municipality House. The Statue is a masterpiece of Art Nouveau by sculptor Ladislav Šaloun.

Cubism

As you might know the fathers of cubism in paintings were Braque and Picasso, The father of cubism in sculpting was a Czech Jewish artist Otto Gutfreund. Prague can offer you cubist houses, statues, lamps, facades and above all of that czechs invented a paradox cubism called Rondo Cubism.

Charles square

The largest square in Europe a former Cattle market, nowadays Charles square was built by the Czech King and Emperor Charles the IV. as an exact copy of the site of the Jerusalem Temple Heights - which was considered as one the most mysterious area of Prague.

Statue by David Cerny

A seat of Artistic muses

After Prague lost its privilege being the Capital city of the Holy Roman Empire (17th century) and the residence of the Emperors moved to Vienna, Prague became a seat of Artistic muses -this is why we can offer you music composed in Prague by Mozart, Beethoven, Paganini, Mahler and others as well as paintings by Mucha or provocative modern statues by David Cerny.

Franz Kafka head by David Cerny

Rotating head of Franz Kafka

Meanwhile the Statue of Maharal symbolize Jewish religion and philosophy of the middle ages, the rotating head of Franz Kafka is symbolizing the turbulences of Jewish presence in Europe of the 20th century.

Facts, Myths and FAQs

Why so many famous musicians were living in Prague?

Because the Czech patrons were competing with Viennese nobility.

Why the Old city does have so many Art Nouveau buildings?

Because in the brake of the 19th and 20th century Prague as many as other Capitals modernised itself during the economic prosperity.

Why are the Reform synagogues in the Czech country decorated primarily in Maurish style?

Because 19th and beginning of 20th century admired oriental art and architecture. It was trendy and popular and you can find this influence in every artwork. For example Delpht fajáns looks like Chinese porcelain, nobility gardens were designed in the japanese style.

How do you recognize between romanesque, gothic, renaissance and baroque?

This we will be explained during your tour.

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Prague’s Art & Architecture

Private Tour with one of our guides

 
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Schedule & Duration

flexible, and set to fit our client's wishes

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Private Tour with Sylvie Wittmann

 
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Availability

upon request

Schedule & Duration

flexible, and set to fit our client's wishes

Departure

from the client's hotel

6800 CZK

Price is set depending on party' size. Entrance fees NOT included.

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Prague’s Art & Architecture

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