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Prague: ARTĚL Style

Expert recommendations and insider tips for first-time visitors and locals alike from ARTĚL’s founder, Karen Feldman, who has lived in Prague since 1994. Click on the links below for detailed reviews – from Feldman’s own unique perspective – of all the best that Prague has to offer...

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Prague’s Strange but Wonderful Cabinet of Curiosities

Published on October 27th, 2016 in Sights

Not far from Prague Castle, on a scenic ridge overlooking the glorious panorama of the Czech capital, lies the 12th century Strahov Monastery. Its library houses an extensive collection of rare volumes—nestled among gilded wood-carved shelves—that are contained in two halls, remarkable for their stunning frescoed ceilings. The library is, not surprisingly, considered one of the world ’s most beautiful.

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Exploring Prague’s Most Enchanted Forests

Published on October 12th, 2016 in Sights

Despite its cosmopolitan feel, those of us who live in the Czech capital do not want for green spaces and wooded escapes. Historically home to a number of royal hunting grounds and game preserves, the Bohemian tradition of hunting was for many years alive and well in what is today modern Prague. These forest parks are easily accessible from the city center and worth a visit especially in the autumn when the foliage is ablaze (tips for refreshment included)!

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Kampa Museum

Published on January 28th, 2016 in Sights

This museum houses the private art collection of Jan and Meda Mládek, who collected work by a wide range of Eastern European and Czech artists while living abroad in the US during the 1950s and 60s. The collection includes works by such heavyhitters as František Kupka, often thought of as the father of abstract painting...

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Main Post Office

Published on October 15th, 2015 in Sights

This Neo-Classical structure dating from 1871-1874 boasts a wonderful and extraordinarily large atrium in the main lobby that I encourage you to check out, regardless of your interest in sending postcards or collecting stamps. Also of interest are the wall paintings by Karel Vítězslav Mašek...

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Lobkowicz Palace

Published on August 20th, 2015 in Sights


Located within the Prague Castle complex, the Lobkowicz Palace houses a significant portion of what is one of the most important private collections of historically important art and artifacts in all of Central Europe. The paintings on view here rival those found in the world’s top-tier museums and include...

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