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Prague

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Prague is a beautiful city, through which flows the river Vltava. Although Prague is the political center of Czech Republic, the capital and largest city in the country, the most important activity in the city is certainly tourism.

Nearly 1000 hectares of Prague’s old city center is protected by UNESCO as world’s cultural heritage. No wonder, that many tourists come to Prague every year to admire the cultural heritage, which was left by hardworking hands. Continue reading “Prague” »

Joze Plecnik

plecnikPlečnik is the number one name in Slovenian architecture. But you can see his masterpieces in three capital cities, LjubljanaVienna andPrague.

Slovenian Architect

Plečnik, as the Slovenian architect number 1 was Otto Wagner’s student in Vienna. He presented his talent very soon with planning the Zacherl palace. This is not the only Plečnik’s work in Vienna, he also helped developing different Vienna houses, and is also known for the Karl Boromejski fountain and the church of the Holy ghost at  Ottakring.

Architect Jože Plečnik left Vienna and returned into Ljubljana, where he worked from 1925 on. Most of his work was finished before the end of the II. World war. His only after-war work is the Križanke, build between 1952 and 1956. Continue reading “Joze Plecnik” »


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