Category: renaissance


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...


Staroměstské náměstí 3/2: U Minuty

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...


Dražického náměstí 76/12: U tří pštrosů

U tří pštrosů (The Three Ostriches) was built in 1597 on the site of a mediaeval public house at one end of Charles Bridge. The shop of Jan Fux, a trader in exotic feathers, its sign most likely...