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Friends of Czech Heritage

The Friends of Czech Heritage – People Working Hard to Restore Our Culture During the Communist controlled era, many of the Czech Republic’s finest palaces, castles, chateaus, gardens and parks were either destroyed or simply left to decay. Previous owners stripped of their rights of ownership, new owners with no money and no intention of … Read More

Havels place in Prague Lesser Town

Havel’s Place

Havel’s Place A Unique Piece of Street Furniture Havel’s Place was not supposed to be but has become a memorial dedicated to Václav Havel, the last Czechoslovak President and First President of the Czech Republic. It’s not just in Prague. A “Havel’s Place” can currently be found in nearly 20 Czech Towns and International locations … Read More

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The Modern Art of David Cerny in Prague

David Cerny Man on a Mission In English you say it like David Cherny. I was never a great fan of what might be considered modern art and on my rounds of the “modern” museums of Prague I never found anything to really get excited about. Then one day I had just left the Kampa … Read More

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DOX Centre for Contemporary Art

DOX Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague DOX is a little way out of the centre in Holešovice. Opened in 2008, it’s in a converted factory giving it 3000 square metres of internal and external space for hosting a variety of exhibitions. DOX does not carry a permanent exhibition so you’ll normally find two or … Read More

Prague National Gallery

The Prague National Gallery The Prague National Gallery is not a single location. You’ll need to explore the various parts of the collection at it’s different homes. I do warn you now that apart from the Kinsky Palace and the Trade Fair Palace that you are going to want to like art made before the … Read More