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Maxim Gorky Colonnade

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Mariánské Lázně – healing springs, amazing parks, cafes, restaurants, hotels, nature trails. And of course the colonnade. Today we look very closely at the colonnade of Maxim Gorky.

Maxim Gorky Colonnade in Marianske Lazne
Author: Libor Štěpán Dubský © gigaplaces.com

Maxim Gorky Colonnade in Marianske Lazne

The colonnade of Maxim Gorky is the main landmark of Mariánské Lázně.

Maxim Gorky Colonnade in Marianske Lazne
Author: Libor Štěpán Dubský © gigaplaces.com

Maxim Gorky Colonnade in Marianske Lazne

The Neo-Baroque cast iron building built in 1888–1889 according to the project of architects Hans Miksch and Julian Niedzielský was cast in the Blansko ironworks and assembled on the site of the original closed spa promenade. The cast iron construction survived the war period.

Maxim Gorky Colonnade in Marianske Lazne
Author: Libor Štěpán Dubský © gigaplaces.com

Maxim Gorky Colonnade in Marianske Lazne

The colonnade was built in the Neo-Baroque style.

Maxim Gorky Colonnade in Marianske Lazne
Author: Libor Štěpán Dubský © gigaplaces.com

Maxim Gorky Colonnade in Marianske Lazne

The colonnade of Maxim Gorky is a historical monument of Czech spas.

Maxim Gorky Colonnade in Marianske Lazne

The colonnade was built by a local builder Johann Koenig.

Maxim Gorky Colonnade in Marianske Lazne
Author: Libor Štěpán Dubský © gigaplaces.com

Maxim Gorky Colonnade in Marianske Lazne

Neo-Baroque style – detail of the colonnade

Maxim Gorky Colonnade in Marianske Lazne
Author: Libor Štěpán Dubský © gigaplaces.com

Maxim Gorky Colonnade in Marianske Lazne

Colonnade decoration

The colonnade was decorated with a cycle of ceiling frescoes with motifs Man and the Universe by painter Josef Vyleťal.

Colonnade decoration

Ceiling fresco – cycle „Man and the Universe“ – author: Josef Vyleťal

Colonnade decoration
Author: Libor Štěpán Dubský © gigaplaces.com

Colonnade decoration

Ceiling fresco – cycle „Man and the Universe“ – author: Josef Vyleťal

Colonnade decoration
Author: Libor Štěpán Dubský © gigaplaces.com

Colonnade decoration

Ceiling fresco – cycle „Man and the Universe“ – author: Josef Vyleťal

Colonnade decoration
Author: Libor Štěpán Dubský © gigaplaces.com
Colonnade decoration
Author: Libor Štěpán Dubský © gigaplaces.com

Colonnade decoration

Josef Vyleťal also painted an astronaut on the ceiling fresco …

Maxim Gorky Colonnade in Marianske Lazne

Colonnade decoration

The bronze reliefs on the walls of the colonnade are by Antonín Kuchař.

Colonnade decoration
Author: Libor Štěpán Dubský © gigaplaces.com

Colonnade decoration

The author of the bronze reliefs is Antonín Kuchař.

Maxim Gorky Colonnade in Marianske Lazne
Author: Libor Štěpán Dubský © gigaplaces.com

Maxim Gorky Colonnade in Marianske Lazne

Near the colonnade is a statue of Karel Kašpar Reitenberger, who was the abbot of the Premonstratensian monastery in Teplá in 1812 to 1827. Karel Kašpar Reitenberger is one of the personalities who significantly contributed to the origin and development of Mariánské Lázně.

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