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Orangery at Schönbrunn Palace

Orangery at Schönbrunn Palace

Orangery at Schönbrunn Palace was originally conceived as a Baroque greenhouse for citrus trees and ornamental plants overwintering. The Habsburgs, however, soon began to use Orangery premises for majestic celebration and events.

 

2.9.2012 | Pedros | Cities | Read more
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Neptune’s Fountain in the Schönbrunn’s Park

Neptune’s Fountain in the Schönbrunn’s Park

Neptune’s Fountain is situated at the end of Schönbrunn Palace garden where the hill with Gloriette begins to rise. It is monumental element that completes overall appearance of the park and Schönbrunn Palace.

 

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Gloriette above Schonbrunn palace park

Gloriette above Schonbrunn palace park

Gloriette above the castle park adds to the whole Schonbrunn majestic appearance. Construction of Schonbrunn castle started in 1696 under the reign of Leopold I. The grand project was launched with the intention to overcome the palace of the French kings at Versailles. Later, the plan was reduced, but Schonbrunn castle still has an impressive appearance.

 

Gloriette, monument to the soldiers of the monarchy

 

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The traditional Hotel Sacher in Vienna

The traditional Hotel Sacher in Vienna

Vienna is a city of waltzes and elegance. The former capital city of the empire and monarchy, in addition to a number of historical monuments and stately buildings, has also unique quiet atmosphere with a variety of cafes and ice cream parlors. Sitting in the coffee belongs to Vienna traditions and Sacher cake gained popularity worldwide.

 

29.8.2012 | Prague guide | Cities | Read more
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The Church of St. Barbara in Kutná Hora

The Church of St. Barbara in Kutná Hora

The Church of St. Barbara in Kutná Hora is the most known piece of architecture in Kutná Hora. The Church of St. Barbara is considered to be the most original cathedral-type church in the late gothic style in Europe, i.e. with a ring of chaples around the main altar.

16.6.2012 | Prague guide | Cities | Read more
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The second courtyard of Český Krumlov Castle

The second courtyard of Český Krumlov Castle

Český Krumlov Castle is one of the most beatiful castles in the Czech Republic. Český Krumlov Castle is second largest castle area, Prague Castle is the largest. First mention of the castle dates back to the 13th century. The Lords of Krumlov built the stronghold on the elevated position of the left banks of the river Vltava in that time.

3.4.2012 | Prague guide | Cities | Read more
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Tower in the Cesky Krumlov Castle

Tower in the Cesky Krumlov Castle

Cesky Krumlov is a picturesque historic town in South Bohemia, with unique Cesky Krumlov castle, which is after Prague Castle the second largest castle complex in the Czech Republic.

29.3.2012 | Prague guide | Cities | Read more
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The Town Hall with astronomical clock in Olomouc

The Town Hall with astronomical clock in Olomouc

Old town center in Olomouc is one of the largest and oldest in the Czech Republic. There are a number of attractive monasteries and churches, museums and parks, but the most famous place Olomouc is Horni square with Baroque Plague Column and the Town Hall.

 

15.3.2012 | Prague guide | Cities | Read more
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Church of Our Lady of the Snow in Olomouc

Church of Our Lady of the Snow in Olomouc

Historical town center of Olomouc is after Prague the second largest and oldest in the Czech Republic. Church of Our Lady of the Snow is one of many churches that can be found in Olomouc. Church of Our Lady of the Snow in Olomouc is located in Republic Square. The church belongs among baroque churches mainframe type with a richly decorated facade with two towers.

 

History of the Church of Our Lady of the Snow in Olomouc

 

13.3.2012 | Prague guide | Cities | Read more
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Saint Wenceslas Cathedral in Olomouc

Saint Wenceslas Cathedral in Olomouc

Saint Wenceslas Cathedral in Olomouc is one of the jewels of medieval architecture in Central Europe and in the Czech lands it is considered one of the finest examples of neo-Gothic architecture.

 

History of St. Wenceslas Cathedral in Olomouc

 

10.3.2012 | Prague guide | Cities | Read more
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