Architecture in general

Art Nouveau from Wikipedia
The Doric Order an illustrated glossary of architectural terms
ArchINFORM the world’s largest architectural database… … and its Czech equivalent

Prague maps, gazetteers and architectural sites

City of Prague Department of Culture and Monuments (cz and en)
Dve Prahyfascinating slideable timeline of Prague street maps from 1842 to the present
Historic street names of Vinohrady  from 1870 onwards
Královská cesta Prague’s ‘Royal Mile’ – excellent, highly detailed website (cz and en)
Langweil Info Contemporary city photography with limited but detailed gazeteer (cz)
National Institute of Monuments Detailed information on monuments and their conservation (cz and en)
Neviditelný Pes Since 1995, this site has hosted the monthly column of architectural historian Zdeněk Lukeš (cz)
Prague Geoportal Official database of cadastral maps
Praga Magica Czech-language blog about contemporary and historic buildings (cz) Official tourist agency pages
Praha Info Limited gazeteer (cz)
Praha Neznámá Superb Czech-language illustrated guide to less well-known locations (cz)
Praha Daily Photo includes a good selection of historic house signs
Prochazky Prahou Guided walks along notable streets (cz)

Table of Historically Valuable Buildings (19th and 20th centuries)
Virtual Prague superb interactive panoramas (cz and en)


The distinctiveness of Bohemian baroque Ralph Harrington
The origins of the Spanish synagogue Ivan Kalmar
Central European Architecture and Urbanism Benjamin Tallis
The Authorship of certain facades of the art nouveau, cubist and modernist period Jan Svoboda
Socialism on Display Kimberly Zarecor and Vladimir Kuliċ

Subject-specific collections

Aliens and Herons  Comprehensive catalogue of public sculpture of the 1970s and 1980s
Baba Estate A collection of photographs about this early 20th century experiment
Commemorative Plaques in Prague a pictorial catalogue by Václav Bártík (cz)
European Theatre Architecture Database (cz and en)
Every public transit stop in Prague an eccentric collection, but helpful for street name history
Famous Villas Czech housing heritage (cz)
Filmová místa Film locations in the Czech Republic
Memory of Nations A remarkable collection of geolocated oral history from the 20th century, with mobile app
Pamětní místa Memorial sites to the period of communism 1948-1989
Pražské kašny a fontány Pictorial catalogue of Prague’s wells and fountains (cz)
Saxa Loquuntur Chronograms from around the Czech Republic (cz) Site devoted to the ‘Czech Borromini’, Jan Blazej Santini-Aichel
Statues of Prague part of René & Peter van der Krogt’s excellent website
Poškozené a zničené kostely  Catalogue of churches and synagogues damaged or destroyed since 1945 (cz)
Spolek pro vojenská pietní místa Directory of Czech war graves and military memorials (cz)

Historic photographs

Old Prague Survey of Prague in old postcards
Historické fotografie Czech towns in old photographs (cz)
Prague 100 Years Ago Facebook community site – excellent source of images (cz)
Staré Vršovice Historical photos of Vrsovice on Facebook

City guides

Prague City Line downloadable walking tours to the city

Non-architectural sites

British Czech and Slovak AssociationRaising awareness in Britain
Come to Prague Quirky, offbeat, simply-designed guide to the Golden City
Czech Mates  blog written by frequent visitors to the city
Czech Please the best independent bar and restaurant guide to Prague
Czechmate Diary Small Bohemian Steps to World Domination
Famous Czechs from Radio Prague
The Good Soldier Švejk the classic satire by Jaroslav Hašek
Prague Daily Photo scenes of Prague life
Prague Leaves poems written in or inspired by Prague an Anglican in Prague
Vršovice Photo Diary guide to an area of Prague less well known to tourists