Historical architecture on prague sights

Baroque architecture in Prague IV

The first  early Baroque palace in Prague  was the Wallenstein below the Prague castle, considered to be the oldest baroque palace in Central Europe. It was built in the years 1621-1630, Italian architects Giovanni Pieroni and Andrea Spezza. The client was Duke Albrecht of Wallenstein, architecture of the Wallenstein Palace was a direct improted from Florence and its design was inspired by contemporary Roman architecture.

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The palace was intended to in some ways rival the Prague castle, that is why 53 building were torn down to make way for the palace and it maze of gardens. Unfortunately, its construction stopped after the Duke was assassinated in Cheb.

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Prague historical architecture on prague sights with www.robsarchitour.com
Rob’S Prague Architectural Tour www.robsarchitour.com
Prague historical architecture on prague sights with www.robsarchitour.com
Rob’S Prague Architectural Tour www.robsarchitour.com
Prague historical architecture on prague sights with www.robsarchitour.com
Rob’S Prague Architectural Tour www.robsarchitour.com
Prague historical architecture on prague sights with www.robsarchitour.com
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