Housed in a converted factory building, this complex of artists’ studios includes a public art gallery that showcases the best of Czech...
On the way up Žižkov Hill you will find this grim-looking barracks of a museum, with a rusting T34 tank parked outside. It's for...
St Procopius' Basilica
The Unesco World Heritage-listed St Procopius' Basilica boasts an attractive chancel and carved north portal (portal Paradisi). The...
U Vystřeleného oka
You’ve got to love a pub that has vinyl pads on the wall above the gents’ urinals to rest your forehead on. ‘The Shot-Out Eye’ – the...
Kuře V Hodinkách
This music-themed pub is decked out in rock memorabilia, and with a choice of buzzing street-level bar or more intimate brick-vaulted...
Lonely Planet review
While this monument's massive functionalist structure has all the elegance of a nuclear power station, the interior is a spectacular extravaganza of polished art-deco marble, gilt and mosaics, and home to a fascinating museum of 20thcentury Czechoslovak history.
Although not, strictly speaking, a legacy of the communist era – it was completed in the 1930s – the huge monument atop Žižkov Hill is, in the minds of most Praguers over a certain age, inextricably linked with the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, and in particular with Klement Gottwald, the country’s first ‘worker-president’.