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Prague Sights

Matyášova brána (Matthias Gate)

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Updated 10/07/2013

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Built in 1614, this stone gate once stood alone in front of the moats and bridges that surrounded the castle. Under the Hapsburgs, the gate survived by being grafted as a relief onto the palace building. As you go through it, notice the ceremonial white-marble entrance halls on either side that lead up to the Czech president's reception rooms (which are only rarely open to the public).

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Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic




Updated 10/07/2013


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