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main entry sign of the prague theatre le royal at vinohradska 48

Theatre Le Royal

Prague Theatre Le Royal in Vinohrady On August 27th 1929 the doors opened for a screening of a silent French film at the brand new Maceška Cinema. It’s had several names since then but quite frankly it’s amazing that you can still visit one of Prague’s oldest “First Republic” entertainment venues and what is now … Read More

the art deco palace akropolis in prague's third district

Prague Art Deco Architecture

Prague Art Deco Architecture – The French Connection It should come as no surprise that “Arts Decoratifs” should become popular first in Paris but to be fair to Belgium the origin was in Brussels and as an individual art form it was simply known as “Art Deco” by 1925. Of course the style of Decorative … Read More

Facade of the Hotel Evropa, Wenceslas Square in Prague

Prague Architecture Walking Tour

Prague Architecture Tour NOTE: I’ve now moved all of my tour related pages over to the dedicated website at https://www.livingpraguetours.com where you can read about me, my ethos, the range of tours that I offer, the booking process, Reviews and FAQ etc. Any links below will direct you to that site. Duration: 2 Hours (2.5 … Read More

Villa Tugendhat in Brno

Villa Tugendhat (UNESCO) – Fascinating Story In the 1920’s, Czechoslovakia was in what is now called the “First Republic”. A time of wealth, creativity and boundary-pushing. No single place in the country is a better example of this period than Villa Tugendhat in Brno. It’s the story of three people, an architect with a clear … Read More