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Prague in pictures of five centuries

ZdenД›k Wirth

Prague in pictures of five centuries

illustrated by 254 reproductions, of which 7 are in black and 10 in coloured supplements

by ZdenД›k Wirth

  • 167 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by J. Štenc in Prague .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Czechoslovakia -- Prague,
  • Prague (Czech Republic) -- Description and travel,
  • Prague (Czech Republic) -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of Praha v obraze pĕti století

    Statementby Dr. Zdeněk Wirth ; translated by Francis P. Marchant
    The Physical Object
    Pagination67 p., [119] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14527916M

    The reflection of Four Seasons Hotel Prague lights up the river at twilight. Fresh, colourful flowers greet you in the lobby. Red and gold Baroque-inspired decor in the Presidential Suite bedroom. Hardwood floors and gleaming gold furnishings in the Duplex Suite living room. Bold lines, red accents and surrounding historic views in a Deluxe on: Veleslavínova 2a/, Praha 1, Join a guide and see the secrets of Prague underground tunnels. The medieval paths were built in the 12th and 13th centuries, carrying with it tales of dark history including murders and epic disasters. Your guide will share all the stories that have contributed to the evolution of Prague on a 70 minute tour you’ll never forget! Book Tour.

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    Prague is full of winding streets that can be hard to navigate alone, so avoid getting lost on a guided tour. The city has a long and interesting history. Your enthusiastic local guide will tell you stories from throughout the centuries, and bring the beautiful buildings and monuments of the central city to life.5/5(). Few cities can match Prague's over-the-top romance, evocative Old World charm and tourist crowds. Prague is equal parts historic and fun. No other place in Europe has become popular so quickly. And for good reason: Prague — the only Central European capital to escape the large-scale bombing of the last century's wars — is one of Europe's.


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Prague in pictures of five centuries. Prague: Artia, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Zdeněk Wirth. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of Praha v obraze pĕti století.

Description. I spent five days in Prague in the winter of It was still undeveloped for the tourist and so was perfect to absorb some of the stories and legends.

And that is what this little book does, gives you a hint at the many, many stories that lurk in the city streets/5. From one of the foremost chroniclers of the modern European experience, a panoramic view of a city that has seduced and bewitched visitors for centuries.

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The fourth book in Bloomsbury's Writer and the City series. Prague is the magic capital of Europe. Since the days of Emperor Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing.

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Prague (/ p r ɑː ɡ /; Czech: Praha (), German: Prag, Latin: Praga) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 13th largest city in the European Union and the historical capital of ed on the Vltava river, Prague is home to about million people, while its metropolitan area is estimated to have a population of million.

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Prague's Jewish Quarter was originally located in the Castle District, but by the s had spread to the city's Josefov area and was for centuries regarded as a ghetto. Its transformation into one of the city's most important and interesting districts took place in the late s, when large sections were demolished to make way for Art Nouveau.

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but the individual stories of the five Author: Guardian Staff.old Prague postcards, history of Prague. Such then was Prague at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Its atmosphere was captured not only in period Baedekers, memoirs, newspapers and old photographs, but also in postcards which reproduce old pictures through a number of techniques.