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Dancing House

Address: Rasinovo emb., 80, Prague 12000, Czech Republic
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Ranked #94 of 277 Attractions in Prague
Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks
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Wiesbaden
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

A very modern and interesting building to look at in Prague. If you see it, go inside and go to the rooftop bar. Its free to go up and the view of the city is amazing!!! There is also a restaurant that would give a cool view as well, but all the food seemed to fancy for us...The Dancing House... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Take the time to appreciate the bizarre modern design of this building. It's in complete contrast to the architecture that people visit prague to see . But it did put a smile on my face

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The design is interesting and I would recommend taking a look if you are in the vicinity, love show human dancing touch in architecture

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NJ
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181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Our tour guide drove us past the house so that we could see this unique building. It is suppose to be Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers dancing. If you look at it you can kind of see it. We were told that this was a way of acknowledging Fred Astaire since his family is from Prague and they are buried... More 

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Chisinau, Chisinau, Moldova
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

i read about this attraction before going to Prague and was just curious to see it, but it did not impress me as much as i expected. the city itself is much more beautiful. this is just a curious place to see.

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Denville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I view this building as new because it was not part of the Prague I knew and grew up in. It was built after the nation got rid off the communist regime and the new president Vaclav Havel had a major input as to choosing the architects and the location. The building does look like a dancing couple - everybody... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We walked 20 minutes from the old town to see this piece of art, and in the photos it looks quite spectacular.. However in reality it's quite dull and boring!! If your in to architecture I suppose it's worth the walk, but if your not fused, there's better things to do and see!!

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York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

It is an incredible looking building but I wouldn't go out of your way to see it. We went to see it on the way to another attraction. Looks just like the photos. We didn't have the time to venture inside which may have given more stars as it looked like it had a really nice rooftop terrace area so... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

On the corner of Jiraskovo namesti ( square) is interesting building designed by architects Frank Gehry and Vlado Milunic. This outstanding architectural design was critisized by many people in time of occurence. But now it is very admired and outstanding building called also Ginger and Fred ( actors and dancers Ginger Rogers nd Fred Astair). There is a restaurant with... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

a crazy looking building but it is always a joy to pass this fantastic looking building ,all I can say it thank goodness for architects and planners that have a sense of humour.

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