Tagged: neo-romanesque

Church of Saint Norbert, Střešovice

Church of Saint Norbert, Střešovice

Built between 1890 and 1891 on high ground of Střešovice to the west of Prague, this romanesque-style church provided a much-needed place of worship for a rapidly expanding population. The church’s dedication to Saint Norbert...

Church of Saints Cyril and Methodius, Karlín

Church of Saints Cyril and Methodius, Karlín

In the year 863, the Orthodox missionary brothers Cyril and Methodius began translating the Bible into the language known as Old Church Slavonic, using a specially-formulated script from which was derived the later ‘Cyrillic’ alphabet....

Rotunda of Saint Martin, Vyšehrad

Rotunda of Saint Martin, Vyšehrad

The oldest of the three Romanesque round churches in Prague, Saint Martin’s is also the earliest surviving structure in the ancient citadel of Vyšehrad, to the south of the city. The rotunda dates from the...

Dušní 141/12: The Spanish Synagogue

Dušní 141/12: The Spanish Synagogue

Erected on the site of the mediaeval ‘Old School’ synagogue, the present structure dates from 1868.  Many names are associated with the plans for the building, including that of Vojtěch Ignác Ullmann, but it seems...