Square of Palacky, Prague

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  • Some of the square of the Czech capital are inextricably linked with adjacent to them care of hydrotechnical constructions. Speaking about the square, named after the Czech historian and politician František Palacký, simply impossible not to mention the South Bridge, which jedakoj transport "artery links the new location and Smichov-I'm talking about the Palacky bridge (Palackého most) . The mentioned structure, perebrosivshee his powerful "body" through the rough waters of the Vltava River on a site between the railway bridge and Vyshegradskim bridge Alois Jirásek was built thanks to the development of Smihova and represents a continuation of transport smihovskih Street Plzenska and Lidicka. The bridge was built in the late 19th century by the architect Bedřich Mjuncbergera (Bedřich Münzberger) and engineer Josef Reiter (Josef Reiter). Like most bridges in Prague, Palacký bridge during the period of its existence, has undergone a series of renamings: originally, it was called the stone, then Podskalskogo after a while was named in honor of František Palacký, in period the German occupation "has received the name of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and just after World War II, regained one of the original names, which remains to the present day-Palacky bridge. For architecture lovers and statistics: this bridge built in neo-Renaissance style (that actually meets ...
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  • In the middle of 19 cent there was a small town Podskaly at this place. Flood in 1845 destroyed it almost to nothing. Later it was decided to raise the terrain and arrange new Podskaly square. In 1896...  more »
  • The Square of Palacky is easily found in the city as it is located adjacent to metro stop Karlovo Namesti and is one of the main metro / tram exchanges on the city transport network. It is close to th...  more »

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