Category: renaissance

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Malostranské náměstí 518/20

The sundial on the south-facing wall of the Velikovský Dům, now part of the Czech Parliament in Malostranské náměstí (Little Quarter Square). Originally painted in 1608, it was restored – along with its fellow dial on the eastern...

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Staroměstské náměstí 3/2

Dům U minuty (‘The Minute’, also known as ‘The White Lion’) is a 15th century house in the corner of the Old Town Square. The delicate sgraffito-work was added in 1610, but was later plastered over before being...

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Dražického náměstí 76/12

U tří pštrosů (The Three Ostriches) was built in 1597 on the site of a mediaeval public house. The shop of Jan Fux, a trader in exotic feathers, its sign most likely denotes his trade; but two popular...