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A Travel Blog entry by tylerherrington from Vienna, Vienna, Austria
... Technical University's neo-classical facade, I had exhausted all that had to be seen in Karlsplatz square, so I wandered over to see the Schwarzenberg Palace, only to find it has now been taken over by a luxury hotel, and the Swiss embasy, and so is not ...
A Travel Blog entry by aaronm58 from Prague, Czech Republic
... St. George's Basilica 5.The National Gallery 6.Golden Lane (By far the coolest street in Europe) 7.Lobkowitz Palace 8.Schwarzenberg Palace - Museum of Military History 9.Martinitz Palace 10.Wallenstein Palace 11.Royal Garden I'm sure that I have ...
A Travel Blog entry by anniebenham from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... exhumed from the mass graves but it wasn't until 1870 that the bone heaps were put into their current order. The Schwarzenberg family employed a woodcarver by the name of Frantisek Rint to complete the gargantuan task. Some of the pieces ...
A Travel Blog entry by nikijaine from Vienna, Vienna, Austria
... the bones but in 1870 a woodcarver named František Rint was commissioned by the landowners of the time, the Schwarzenberg family, to decorate the chapel with the bones and create a reminder of the impermanence of human life and inescapable ...
A Travel Blog entry by vinkor from Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
... paintings, decorations, weapons together with a green park and some prisons in the underground belonged to the noble families of Schwarzenberg and Rozmberk. The castle is very high and dominates the little town down below that looks like and island as ...
A Travel Blog entry by kiri-ana from Vienna, Vienna, Austria
... and found hostel – Wombats City Hostel at the Naschmarkt (very nice hostel!). We went to have some food at Café Schwarzenberg – I ate a schnitzel and delicious cake. We walked around in the old town. Vicki wasn't feeling too well, so ...
A Travel Blog entry by caitlinnelson from Kutna Hora, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... and sculptures were created by a woodcarver named František Rint in 1870. He was commissioned by the landowners, the Schwarzenberg family, as a reminder of the impermanence of human life and inescapable death. On the internet I found a quote from ...
A Travel Blog entry by richlum from Vienna, Vienna, Austria
... since I didn't have to read the sub titles all the time to understand what was going on! :) Went to Stadthranerei Schwarzenberg afterwards where they brew their own beer onsite for another Schnitzel and their Dunkle which was really good. Saturday I ...
A Travel Blog entry by chrisab14 from Vienna, Austria
... park, where more people split off for internet time. Walked along the river a bit longer and then went down to the Schwarzenberg Platz where there was this cool building with this golden egg type thing on its roof. AFter that walked back through the ...
A Travel Blog entry by c.i.222 from Cesky Krumlov, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... Emperor Ferdinand II gave Krumlov to the House of Eggenberg, but from 1719 until 1945, the castle belonged to the House of Schwarzenberg. Most of the buildings in Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque styles and the castle in old town dates from the ...
A Travel Blog entry by ericandrod from Vienna, Vienna, Austria
... , its bespoke everything. "Perhaps Vienna loves the idea of itself a bit too much," muses Prince Karl Johannes zu Schwarzenberg in his sonorous baritone, munching a handful of pretzels and sipping a beer. "You know, the balls and what not." He ...
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Schwarzenbergplatz 9, Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Small, Aristocratic Hotel set on 18 acres of private park occupying the right wing of Baroque 18th-century Schwarzenberg Palace. NOTE: Closed through 2010 for renovations.Traveler Rating
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Hradcanske nam 2, , Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic16 reviews
This 16th-century castle is the largest in the world.