Tag: czech republic

Oct 30, 2018

There’s an Annual Light Festival in Prague and It Looks Amazing

There’s an Annual Light Festival in Prague and It Looks Amazing

The SIGNAL Festival of Lights is the largest cultural event in the Czech Republic

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Sep 15, 2016

Transparent Graffiti Illusion by Milane Ramsi

Transparent Graffiti Illusion by Milane Ramsi

Cool street art spotted in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

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Aug 11, 2013

Picture of the Day: Prague’s Dancing House

Picture of the Day: Prague’s Dancing House

PRAGUE’S DANCING HOUSE Photograph by Pedro Szekely The Dancing House or Fred and Ginger is the nickname given to the Nationale-Nederlanden building in Prague, Czech Republic. It was designed by the Croatian-Czech architect Vlado Milunić in co-operation with the renowned Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry. The building was designed in 1992 and completed…

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May 21, 2013

Picture of the Day: Strahov Monastery’s Theological Hall

Picture of the Day: Strahov Monastery’s Theological Hall

Strahov Monastery’s Theological Hall Photograph by RUDI (RUDOLF) MOERKL Strahov Monastery is a Premonstratensian abbey founded in 1143 by Bishop Jindřich Zdík, Bishop John of Prague, and Duke Vladislav II. It is located in Strahov, Prague, Czech Republic. In 1670 Jeroným Hirnheim, a philosopher and theologian became the abbot of Strahov. His…

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Aug 29, 2012

Sedlec Ossuary: The Bone Church of 40,000 Souls

Sedlec Ossuary: The Bone Church of 40,000 Souls

The Sedlec Ossuary is a small Roman Catholic chapel, located beneath the Cemetery Church of All Saints in Sedlec, a suburb of Kutná Hora in the Czech Republic. The ossuary is estimated to contain the skeletons of about 40,000 people, whose bones were artistically arranged from 1870 onwards by a Czech woodcarver by the…

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