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Veletrzni Palac

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Address: Dukelskych hrdinu 530/47 | Holesovice, Prague 170 00, Czech Republic
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It's not a palace. It's a 100% world class art gallery which you should experience.

We've been a couple of times in the last few years to see the Slavic Epic and the rest of the exhibitions. It's an amazing space, and yes, it's huge. Don't expect to get around it... read more

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Milton Keynes
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've been a couple of times in the last few years to see the Slavic Epic and the rest of the exhibitions. It's an amazing space, and yes, it's huge. Don't expect to get around it all in one day if you're even slightly interested in the detail of the exhibits. From current reviews it seems like the Epic has... More 

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Riverside, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here for the purpose of seeing Mucha' Slav Epic, only to find out that it is gone, out on loan to museums elsewhere. What a disappointment! Since we were already at the museum, we tried to make the best of it, and did see spend an hour wandering the cavernous building. We enjoyed a number of paintings we... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I went there during a opend-doors weekend. We were not expecting that much but I must say the museum has a quite nice small collection. It cannot be compared to Paris, London, Vienna or Berlin - or even Dresden - but we liked. We discovered Capek, few pieces by Picasso. The bad points : the building could... More 

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Tellico Plains, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not that some of the art isn't interesting, not much of a modern art fan, but it also seems quite typical that you can see in many other national level galleries. A bit cold and industrial inside. Wasn't that interesting after visiting the other galleries in the historical palaces. The gallery is NOT a palace despite the name. Mostly disappointing... More 

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Tellico Plains, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So, this might be a palace but it looks like an office building. It houses the National Gallery of Modern art. Don't go expecting a palace. But if you buy the national gallery pass, make the trip across the river and check out some modern art. Note:Alfons Mucha Slav Epic has been removed for 2 years to be on display... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

It's a bit outside of downtown Praha, but it's really worth a visit if you like art. Very wide and interesting permanent collection of Czech and international 19-20-21 centuries. Many masterpieces too. 5 floors. Tiring - you need many energies. Not so many chairs and sofas. A lot to read (always English and Czech), no interactive solutions. We have learnt... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Mucha was great, the explanation in the leaflet that you have to buy separately (apart from the already pricey ticket) greatly enhanced our understanding. One thing to improve is to sort the paintings in the leaflet by the order in which they are displayed. Looking for the right one took a significant amount of time. The art was however degraded... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

Took a little bit of finding as it was our first day in the city but it was so worth it! The Mucha Slave epic is very well laid out and there was a small brochure that we bought that gave a couple of paragraphs about the background to each painting which was the right amount to take in during... More 

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Chicago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016

Very disappointed! The modern (19-21 century) artwork was world-class, but the layout and lack of information was frustrating. I had always wanted to see Mucha's Slavic Epic, for example, but there was no information or explanations offered for these remarkable, huge canvases. Some patrons seemed to have some sort of information, but we were unable to get any of the... More 

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Saint Louis MO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

Out of the historic center, but well worth the trip to see the impressive Slav Epic, Mucha's series of paintings devoted to the history of the Slavic people. Uber was a quick and economical way to get there from our hotel in the Jewish Quarter.

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