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Vrtbovska Garden in Prague

Baroque pearl in the middle of Prague

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Vrtbovska Garden in Prague
Inserted: 29.07.2021
Author: Libor Štěpán Dubský © gigaplaces.com
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Vrtbovská Garden, an original architectural gem in the middle of Prague.

Vrtbovska Garden in Prague
Author: Libor Štěpán Dubský © gigaplaces.com

Vrtbovska Garden in Prague

This Baroque garden is accessible from Karmelitská Street in Malá Strana in Prague. It was built for Jan Josef, Count of Vrbta, the highest burgrave of Prague Castle, near the Vrtbovské Palace in the years 1715 – 1720.

Vrtbovska Garden in Prague
Author: Libor Štěpán Dubský © gigaplaces.com

Vrtbovska Garden in Prague

Putto with a dragon – a statue by Matyáš Bernard Braun from 1720 – 1725

Vrtbovska Garden in Prague

The architectural concept was designed by František Maxmilián Kaňka. He also collaborated with sculptor Matyáš Bernard Braun and painter Václav Vavřinec Reiner.

Vrtbovska Garden in Prague
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Vrtbovska Garden in Prague
Author: Libor Štěpán Dubský © gigaplaces.com

Vrtbovska Garden in Prague

The sculptor Matthias Bernard Braun created these vases decorated with reliefs in the period 1720 –1725.

Vrtbovska Garden in Prague
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Vrtbovska Garden in Prague

Matthias Bernard Braun

Vrtbovska Garden in Prague
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Vrtbovska Garden in Prague

View of the Church of St. Nicholas in Malá Strana from the Vrtbovská Garden.

Vrtbovska Garden in Prague
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Vrtbovska Garden in Prague

View of the Church of St. Nicholas from the highest point of the Vrtbovská Garden.

Vrtbovska Garden in Prague
Author: Libor Štěpán Dubský © gigaplaces.com

Vrtbovska Garden in Prague

Terrace baroque garden of the Italian type.

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