Museum of Czech Cubism
House at the Black Bear
Church of St James
The great Gothic mass of the Church of St James began in the 14th century as a Minorite monastery church, and was given a beautiful...
The 65m-tall Powder Gate was begun in 1475 on the site of one of Staré Město’s original 13 gates. The tower above the arch houses...
Grand Cafe Orient
Prague’s only cubist cafe, the Orient was designed by Josef Gočár in 1912 and flaunts its cubist styling down to the smallest detail,...
Vino di Vino
This Italian wine shop and delicatessen doubles as a restaurant, with a menu that makes the most of all those imported goodies –...
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Museum of Czech Cubism information
Though dating from 1912, Josef Gočár’s House of the Black Madonna (dům U černé Matky Boží) – Prague’s first and finest example of cubist architecture – still looks modern and dynamic. It now houses three floors of remarkable cubist paintings and sculpture, as well as furniture, ceramics and glassware in cubist designs.