Buquoy Palace in Prague is opened this Sunday

On the occasion of the European Heritage Days that will peak in Prague this weekend, the French Embassy in Prague decided to open its seat, Buquoy Palace situated in the very heart of Lesser Town (near Kampa Island) on Sunday 16th September 2007.

Every visitor has a change to see the interior of the palace which is normally closed to the large public. The palace was built in 1736 – 1738 and it has served as the French Embassy in Prague since 1919. It’s considered to be the pearl of Baroque architecture in Prague.

Visitors can admire large staircase decorated with a bust of René Descartes, the music hall, where W. A. Mozart used to play or the dining room where François Mitterand met Vaclav Havel and other dissidents on 9th December 1988.

The palace will be open from 10:00 to 17:00. The entrance to the palace is from Velkoprevorske namesti 2.

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