Kovařovic Villa and other cubist buildings below Vyšehrad Castle

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Venue Rašínovo nábřeží 47
Address Rašínovo nábřeží 47, Praha 2
Original date 25/11/2020
Organized by
Tags Guided tour, City walk, Architecture
Entry CZK 220
Language English friendly

Guided walk through cubist Prague.

We start the tour in front of the triple house built for Antonín Bellada, František Hodek and Bayer family. Our walk will continue along the river to several apartment houses in the vicinity. Specially the corner house at Neklanova and Přemyslova street is another masterpiece of cubism by Josef Chochol.

Finally our architectural walk will go on to Kovařovicova Villa. Architect Josef Chochol achieved fame and shocked not a few contemporaries as the author of radically cubistic buildings below Vyšehrad. Quite impressive of these cubistic architectural treasures is Kovařovic Villa. Elegant building is attracting your view already from distance. Visit to the garden and interior of the building will be the highlight of our walk introduced by Open House Praha. In cubist style is not only garden entrance, fence and facade but also sensitively reconstructed interior from 1995.

Practical info:

  • commentary will be provided by Martin Bělohradský, professional guide and long- term volunteer of Open House Festival Prague.
  • number of participants is limited.
  • estimated time is 1,5 hour.

Event is part of project Cubism in Prague Architecture. Organizer is non-profit organization Open House Praha, z. ú. Profit from this event is used to support its activities.

The guided walk is operated in English.



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