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"The Dancing House" Dancing House Tip by alancollins

Dancing House, Prague: 60 reviews and 85 photos

  Fred & Ginger
by alancollins
 
  • Fred & Ginger - Prague
      Fred & Ginger
    by alancollins
  • Fred & Ginger - Prague
      Fred & Ginger
    by alancollins
  • Fred & Ginger - Prague
      Fred & Ginger
    by alancollins
 

One of the more controversial office buildings in Prague is the dancing house. It’s also known as Fred & Ginger as the building has the appearance of 2 dancers in this case Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. The building was a collaboration of 2 architects Frank Gehry and Vlado Milunic. The building replaced a former bomb site and was completed in 1996. It houses a Dutch Bank and there is a French Restaurant on the top floor. The neighbouring house, was co-owned by Czech ex-president Vaclav Havel, who lived there from his childhood until the mid-1990s.

Address: Tancici dum, Rasinovo nabrezi, Praha 2
Directions: Walk from National Theatre along river to south.
Website: http://www.galinsky.com/buildings/dancinghouse/index.htm

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 12, 2007
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