Leica Gallery


The Leica Gallery stages exhibitions of 20th-century and contemporary photography by both Czech and international photographers. Past exhibitions have featured the work of Helmut Newton, Leni Riefenstahl and Magnum Photo Agency photographer Elliott Erwitt. There's also a comfortable cafe and bookshop.

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1. Kůň (David Černý Sculpture)

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David Černý's wryly amusing counterpart to the equestrian statue of St Wenceslas in Wenceslas Square hangs in the middle of the Lucerna Palace shopping…

2. Lucerna Palace

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The most elegant of Nové Město’s many shopping arcades runs through the art-nouveau Lucerna Palace (1920), between Štěpánská and Vodičkova streets. The…

3. New Town Hall

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The New Town Hall was built in the late 14th century, when the New Town was still new. From the window of the main hall (the tower was not built until…

4. Melantrich Building

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Now a branch of Marks & Spencer, this 1914 building is famous for the balcony overlooking the Tramvaj Café, where Havel and Dubček addressed cheering…

5. Franciscan Garden

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An unexpected, hidden oasis of peace and greenery lies just west of the bustle of Wenceslas Square. There are entrances from the end of the Světovor…

6. Wenceslas Square


More a broad boulevard than a typical European city square, Wenceslas Square has witnessed a great deal of Czech history – a giant Mass was held here…

7. Wiehl House


This 1896 building has a gorgeous facade decorated with neo-Renaissance murals by top Czech artist Mikuláš Aleš and others; it’s named after its designer,…

8. Rotunda of St Longinus


This rotunda is one of the few surviving examples of circular Romanesque churches in the city. It dates from the 12th century and was originally the…