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Topic: Architecture (194 records)

Adria Palace

A noteworthy Rondocubist building in Prague, the historical seat of the legendary theatre Laterna magika.

Arcade chateaux

A type of Renaissance chateaux typical of the Czech lands, which is also one of the most interesting forms of Central European architecture of the late 16th and early 17th century.

Archeopark Pavlov

Archaeological museum located in the municipality of Pavlov. It has a modern appearance and a unique architectural solution to the exhibition space.

Baba housing estate

A functionalist villa colony in Prague, dating from the first half of the 20th century. It is the best preserved among the six European modern housing colonies. It was inscribed on the European list of cultural monuments.

Basilica of Our Lady (Holy Hill)

Early Baroque basilica on the Holy Hill (Svatý Kopeček) near Olomouc. The grandiose building is a prominent landmark in the area and one of the most famous pilgrimage sites in Moravia.

Basilica of St. George at Prague Castle

Romanesque three-aisle basilica at Prague Castle, one of the few preserved representative buildings of the Czech dukes.

Baťa’s Skyscraper

The tallest building in Czechoslovakia in the interwar period. It is one of the eight most important monuments of Czech 20th-century architecture.

Bedřich Bendelmayer

Czech architect of the first half of the 20th century, foremost representative of Art Nouveau and Neo-Classicism, author of many public buildings.

Beseda House

A monumental Neo-Renaissance building of high artistic value, designed by the prominent Viennese architect Theophil Hansen, which became the location of the historic announcement of the formation of the Czechoslovak Republic in 1918.

Bezděz Castle

Ruins of an Early Gothic castle, approximately 6 kilometres from the town of Doksy. It is one of the most important medieval Czech monuments and a prime example of Central European fortification architecture of the 13th century.

Blatná (castle)

A water fortress converted into a castle and later into a chateau in the eponymous town in the South Bohemian Region. It is one of the few surviving water residences in the Czech Republic and an exceptional example of a late Gothic aristocratic residence.

Bouzov Castle

A castle in the Olomouc Region, approximately 30 kilometres north-west of Olomouc. It is one of the most popular and frequently visited castles in the Czech Republic due to its romantic appearance, which is a result of its reconstruction in the late 19th century.

Brno Cemetery (Central Cemetery)

The largest cemetery in Brno. A culturally important place of burial of many Moravian artists and intellectuals. An architecturally important example of interwar functionalism in Brno.

Brno Exhibition Centre

A noteworthy exhibition complex and a very successful example of Czech modern architecture.

Bruntál Castle

Castle in the eponymous town, one of the most significant monuments of Czech Silesia. It uniquely combines elements of Northern Renaissance and late Baroque.

Břevnov monastery

The oldest Czech male monastery and in its current appearance one of the best examples of Czech High Baroque architecture. It is located in the Prague district of Břevnov and is the seat of the Benedictine order in Bohemia.

Buchlovice Castle

High-Baroque castle built in the style of an Italian Baroque villa, containing one of the most exquisite castle gardens in the Czech Republic. It is located in the eponymous municipality in the South Moravian region.

Cathedral of Saint Barbara in Kutná Hora

A monumental cathedral in Kutná Hora, joining the best traditions of Central European High and Late Gothic. It is one of the most ambitious and artistically demanding medieval buildings in the Czech lands.

Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in Brno

Cathedral church on top of the Petrov promontory in the centre of Brno. The centre of the Brno diocese and a dominant feature of the city panorama.

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