Even Stone Has Its Language - The Lapidarium in Prague

Mar 21, 2018

The Lapidarium in Prague
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While in Prague, consider taking a detour to the Lapidarium, a museum located in a summer palace on the exhibition area Výstaviště in Prague 7 - Holešovice.  It houses valuable stone sculptures dating from the 11th to the 20th century.  The museum has a collection of around 2000 artifacts, 420 of which are on permanent display in eight halls of approximative area of 1500 square meters.

The Lapidarium is part of the National Museum and houses many of Czech most valuable stone sculptures from the 11th to the 20th century. In the eight exhibition halls one can admire the original works of famous Czech sculptors among which are the original exemplars of the statues from The Charles Bridge, the sculptures from Loreto Church or statues that once stood in Vysehrad.

Information about the Lapidarium taken from: 
http://www.prague.net/the-lapidarium
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lapidarium,_Prague

 

The exterior of the Prague Lapidarium
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Interior display at the Lapidarium
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The full trip brochure is available online here: http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wnmu/files/imperial_cities_brochure.pdf

For more information about how to book your seat for the Imperial Cities Tour, call Laura at Holiday Travel Vacations at 228-6355, or email laura@holiday-mqt.com