Vltava Water Tower & Manes Gallery, Prague

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Perched above Prague's main river, Vltava Water Tower & Manes Gallery stands as one of the city's finest exhibits of contemporary art. Visit the iconic tower, which dates from the 1400s and long powered the town's fountains, and admire its sturdy construction topped by a classic onion-shaped dome. Then head to the gallery underneath and wander through its display of works from both Czech and international artists. This was a favorite venue of the late revolutionary, playwright, and president Vaclav Havel. You'll notice that the building's design allows for a great deal of natural light, keeping the interior illuminated and affording a sweeping view of the city and river. By using our Prague trip itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Vltava Water Tower & Manes Gallery and other attractions in Prague.
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  • Building Mánes Union is the functionalistic buildings complex, built in the years 1928-1930 by architect Otakar Novotný, built on the site of the former Šítkovských Mills, of which remained standing only a water tower
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  • Ancient and krsivaja water tower just perfectly complements the panorama of the Vltava River. It is situated at Slovanskom Island, or rather even between the island and the shore, and it added a completely ridiculous in a modern building ...
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  • It's a cool place. Not something that you can't miss, but it's good for selfies and to see some locals coming and going, especially youngsters.  more »