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Dancing House

Jiraskovo namesti 1981/6, Prague 120 00, Czech Republic
+420 262 864 621
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It's a modern building designed in 1996 by the american architect frank O. Gehry. On top there is a beautiful overview of the town with an external terrace of a bar. The external building remember two dancers and it is usually called by the citizen, Ginger and Fred.
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Jiraskovo namesti 1981/6, Prague 120 00, Czech Republic
Nove Mesto (New Town)
+420 262 864 621
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Really funny building in the middle of the old architecture... The contrast is wow. Situated next to the Vtlava river, at walking distance from the Karl's bridge, it's a nice piece of architecture to see !

Thank laurentp66
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stunning architecture that you must see in Prague very different to normal office buildings. Not an essential thing to see but if you have time I would definitely say go to it.

Thank Jamie L
Reviewed 6 days ago

we expect more, its a modern building, but no more, do not offer any extra, if you can not go to see it, nothing will happen

Thank juliosvec
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The building has its own shape ...its unique and interesting in a way...its a bit further out from Charles square but still in a walkable distance

Thank May L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So cool you just have to see this house! Take a tour early in the morning (before 12) then it's not so many heads in the way of your pictures. It's pretty and cute at the same time, i really liked discover the dancing house...More

Thank Ann-Viktoria F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very odd building designed by Frank Gehry stands on a corner in Prague along the river. Lights up at night; has a restaurant on top, but basically just an odd-looking building and worth a few minutes to see. Across the street from the Heydrich Memorial,...More

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dancing House is a piece of unique architecture designed by Frank Gehry. It is right in the center of the business district of Prague and it can be seen from all good viewpoints like the Petrin Tower.

Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I saw a photograph of this place some time ago and knew I had to come see it. It cost an astronomical amount to build (90 million dollars we were told) and isn't all that big, but it was a lovely walk to find it,...More

Thank justjans
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's located across the veltava river. A very unique and remarkable building. The most significant thing about it is how different it looks from the old town texture.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small twisted building attached to an old one. Not high enough to see. Nothing special compared to the rest of Pragye. And definitely not even close to what you see in major modern cities around the world. Tourist trap!

Thank drkyleb
Nove Mesto (New Town)
Nearly 700 hundred meters long, Wenceslas Square
represents the most frequent and buzzing crossroads of
the city. The National Museum in the upper part of the
square watches over your spending spree in countless
shops and retail stores lining the entire square,
which ends at Na Příkopě, the most famous shopping
street. When tired or broke, you can explore the
city's underpasses, which can take you to the Old Town
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July 28, 2016|
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Response from Daniel T | Reviewed this property |
Both, there's a restaurant in the building and a lovely coffee shop at the top floor that you can also get a drink in!
November 15, 2015|
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Response from Sami473 | Reviewed this property |
Not very far from Charles bridge. Food inside not recomended
July 13, 2015|
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Response from SmileyKay | Reviewed this property |
Restaurant Ginger&Fred The Ginger & Fred Restaurant is a modern artistic restaurant on the uppermost floor of the Dancing Building. It offers international and French cuisine, a wide selection of wines from all over the... More