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Kinsky Palace

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Address: Staromestske Namesti, 606/12 | Stare Mesto, Prague, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 420-224810758
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A Baroque Palace that now houses the Asian Art collection of the Czech National Gallery. We especially appreciated a current show that juxtaposes the ancient with contemporary... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

A Baroque Palace that now houses the Asian Art collection of the Czech National Gallery. We especially appreciated a current show that juxtaposes the ancient with contemporary art. The curators by displaying works of Czech fine and applied artists succeeded in demonstrating the continuity of art and highlighted the achievements of the previous generations.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This is in old town and houses a museum. They have different exhibitions so you can check to see what is showing ahead of your visit. The outside is a grand edifice that changes is look from day to night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I don`t know much about the inside (the palace now belongs to the National Gallery), but its facade is absolutely spectacular! The Kinsky Palace is definitely the most beautiful Rococo building in Prague!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Mixed in some contemporary work, which more than punctuated mostly Chinese objects. A very large mansion, they also displayed a wide ranging collection of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman objects. Not crowded, a lovely space to spend an hour and a half.

Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Prague was on of the cities in Europe without a gallery of classic sculpture. Fortunately, the Narodni Galerie opened an exhibition with pieces from Egypt, Greece, Middle East and Rome. Although the pieces are not first class, you have to thank that the info is in Czech and in English. There is also an exhibition called "The Art of Asia",... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The exhibition titled "The Art of Asia" was interesting. "The Art of the Ancient World" was average.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

When we arrived there was nobody manning the ticket booth so we went upstairs to the first floor and had to pay in the gift shop. The Alfons Mucha exhibition was great, with a wide variety of different works including, print, photo and sculpture. Salvador Dali was also being exhibited but we didn't opt for going to see his. There... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

The Kinsky Palace was built in 1755-1765 on the site of three existing buildings with early medieval foundations and has been under the National Gallery's administration since 1949!!! At present moment they have only exhibition "Rudolf II and Masters of print art". Other exhibitions of National Gallery are in Schwarzenberg palace (Hradčanské náměstí 2, 118 00 Praha 2 - Transport:... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Situated right in the centre of the old town so no excuses for missing this! Again, lots of street food available in the main square.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

The castle was absolutely spectacular. The tour takes you through the castle, the dungeon, the inner walls, the cathedral, overlook of Charles Bridge, and much more. There is a great deal of walking, but well worth the trip.

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