Prague is a city in Czech Republic, with around 1.2 million inhabitants. It is the largest city in Czech Republic. Lemi has 4 lists with places in Prague.
a month ago
Opened in 1902, this is one of Prague’s top cafe. Franz Kafka was a frequent visitor and so was Albert Einstein during his stay in Prague. This was one of the first cafes to use electricity and the first salon where ladies can come together!
a year ago
Raise your sights to the sky, as the Baroque library of the Clementinum in Prague is painted to look like the ceilings have opened up to the heavens. Angels immortalized in paint guard over the 20,000 volumes of religious texts. Globes line the length of the library (also known as The Long Room) detailing the Earth and the known galaxy as it was known then. The management has now restricted access to the Long Room, so visitors only have a few feet to take in its splendor. It’s well worth it for a glance at this divine reading room, though. Augment your exploration of the Clementinum with our recommended read: “The Secret Miracle” by renowned writer Jorges Luis Borges. In his story, a man sought God on the shelves of the library—and found Him.
a year ago
You’ll find a more intimate experience at the nearby Strahov Monastery Library. Book a private guided tour in advance and ask if they can take you into the library, else you’ll only be peeking from the doorway. Strahov Monastery Library’s two halls inspire many photo opportunities. Both have painted fresco ceilings, but the Theological Hall frames each subject with Baroque ornaments. On the other hand, the Philosophical Hall’s vaulting is an uninterrupted painting of scholars and divine figures in a tableau named “Mankind’s Quest for True Wisdom.” The books may be far from reach, but the scenes painted above tell their own story.
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