National Theatre in Prague

National Theatre in Prague

Quarter: Old Town Theme: Architecture

On this picture you see Prague National Theatre behind Vltava River.
This the most prestigious theatre in the Czech Republic was built from 16th May 1868 till may 1881. First opening was 11th June 1881 but after only 11 performances was closed for completion. 12th August 1881 was bad day for National Theatre because of big fire. Reopening after reconstruction was 18th November 1883 with Libuse opera of Bedrich Smetana.

This picture was taken from Strelecky Island. You can get there from Kampa or from Narodni Trida using Bridge of Legion.

Posted: Praha, Jun 5, 22:45 by Czech-man.

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