"MUNICIPAL HOUSE" Municipal House Tip by alyf1961

Municipal House, Prague: 68 reviews and 120 photos

by alyf1961

This building stands on the site of a former royal court palace, which was the king?s residence between 1383 and 1485. It was abandoned for centuries and was demolished in the early 1900?s. The present building was built between 1905 and 1911 and was designed by Antonin Balsanek. The mosaic above the main entrance is entitled ?Homage to Prague? by Karel Spillar. An impressive glass dome tops the building.
This is Prague?s principal concert venue and is used as a ballroom.
On October 28th 1918, it was the scene of the proclamation of the new independent state of Czechoslovakia.

Address: Obecni dum, Namesti Republiky
Directions: Namesti Republiky metro station.
Website: http://www.obecni-dum.cz/

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  • Written May 25, 2009
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