Lobkowicz Palace, Prague

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Home to the same aristocratic family for nearly four centuries, Lobkowicz Palace is part of Prague's World Heritage castle complex. Confiscated by the Nazis and the Communists in the 1940s, this 16th-century palace finally returned to its rightful owners in 2002. Since then, the building has been home to a private museum housing priceless paintings by Piranesi, Canaletto, and Brueghel the Elder. The museum's prized possessions also include original musical scores written by Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven, who dedicated three symphonies to Joseph Franz Maximilian, the seventh prince Lobkowicz. An audio guide, dictated by current owner William Lobkowicz, brings to life dozens of personal items displayed here, including Lobkowicz family portraits and photo albums. Plan to visit Lobkowicz Palace during your Prague vacation using our convenient Prague journey planner.
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  • An elegant palace at the lower end of Prague Castle occupied for hundreds of years by the Lobkowicz Princes who served as the local governors for the Hapsburgs. Too many ancestoral paintings. Lots of ...  more »
  • The palace, castle and cathedral area are a definate must while visiting Prague. Not to mention the city views are great from the top of the hill. But go early before all the tourists with their selfi...  more »
  •  I think it is good to take a look at the Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral and set overlooking the old town because classical music is in a good place in the afternoon.
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