The Time Of The Cathedrals
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Unusual and mysterious places
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Cyclopean structures of antiquity

ARCHITECTURE

The ARCHITECTURE, the art and science of building.

The earliest architectural structures provide only partial protection. The Bedouin tent or the Indian wigwam served as shelter from sun, wind and rain, but almost failed to keep out the cold; in a needle Eskimos also found refuge from wild animals.

But man seeks to embody in the forms of architecture and his pursuit of the beautiful, their ideas and hopes. Every piece of architecture is design but not all design becomes a work of architecture.

The architecture has three fundamental characteristics. First, the building should meet its intended purpose. If you understand the functionality of the building according to its purpose, then, in the words theorist of functionalism of Louis Sullivan, the best buildings of all time were functional. Secondly, in addition to utilitarian purposes, the architecture expresses the spiritual needs of a person, consisting in the creation and contemplation of beautiful, harmonious images. The third criterion for evaluating architectural structures such as its reliability.

Designs of buildings are determined primarily by the tastes of the people and the spirit of the time.

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Places of interest in Prague

There is something for everyone in Prague — the Czech capital

Quite often the capital of Czech Republic is called “Golden Prague”, because it is a very ancient and beautiful city. However, there is no abundance of gold-plated elements, incredibly vivid colors. On the contrary, many of the buildings are rather massive, dark, and streets are hidden from the penetration of a large amount of sunlight. Not surprisingly, many interesting places in Prague are connected with ancient legends. These places have attracted the attention of esotericists, mystics, lovers of fantasy stories. Prague will be appreciated by fans of Gothic and the atmosphere of the middle ages.

You can come here every year and still find something new, Prague is a story not only of Czech but also of European civilization. In the IV Millennium BC there appeared the first settlement, and several centuries later the area was populated by Slavs. With the X century the capital of the Czech Republic, the city, which is closely intertwined traditions of different peoples: Czechs, Jews and Germans. Prague is a city – Museum of architecture of different epochs – Gothic, Baroque and cubism. Invite you to the most interesting places in Prague and possibly discover something new.

The most interesting places in Prague — the Czech capital

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