Kampa – an ‘island’ bounded by the Vltava and Čertovka (the Devil’s Stream) – is the most peaceful and picturesque part of Malá Strana....
John Lennon Wall
After his murder on 8 December 1980 John Lennon became a pacifist hero for many young Czechs. An image of Lennon was painted on a wall...
Czech Museum of Music
A 17th-century baroque monastery building with an impressive central atrium makes a beautiful setting for Prague’s Museum of Music. The...
This cafe-bar in Kampa Park has existed in various guises since the communist era, and you might still hear it called Tato Kejkej, its...
This friendly cellar bar is frequented more by locals than tourists, but the healthy-eating menu is chalked on a blackboard in both...
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Kampa Museum information
Housed in a renovated mill building, this gallery is devoted to 20th-century and contemporary art from Central Europe. The highlights of the permanent exhibition are extensive collections of bronzes by Cubist sculptor Otto Gutfreund and paintings by František Kupka, a pioneer of abstract art.
The most impressive canvas is Kupka’s Cathedral, a pleated mass of blue and red diagonals suggesting a curtain with a glimpse of darkness beyond. Outside the museum you can get a close-up look at one of David Černý’s famous crawling babies (the ones that swarm over the TV Tower in Žižkov).