Tag Archives: TV Tower

Žižkov Television Tower

The Žižkov Television tower is Prague's most disliked and highest structure standing at seven hundred and nine feet (two hundred and sixteen metres) tall. Up close, it is an imposing, post-modern style of architectural design characterised by the disturbing image of numerous giant baby statues making their way up its' sides, crafted by the designer David Černý.

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Prague’s Towers

The 500 spires of Prague are better witnessed from the air! Here's a summary of the more popular and lesser known Prague towers. The 'miniature Eiffel Tower' is reachable through the funicular station near to the tram stop in Újezd .

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Žižkov

This district is named in honour of Jan Žižka, the leader of the Hussite army. It is located southwards of Žižkov Hill, which was the area where the Vitkov Hill Battle occurred, on the 14th July 1420. In this battle, Žižka's army of peasants decisively beat the troops of the Holy Roman Emperor, Sigismund.

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