Kinsky Palace

The Kinsky Palace was built between 1755 and 1765 and now is part of the National Gallery. There is a permanent exhibition of 17th to 20th-century Czech landscape paintings. Space is also used for some temporary exhibitions. You can see paintings from Karel Skréta, Jan Jakub, Frantisek Antonín, Max Haushofer, Antonín Chittussi, Pravoslav Kotík, Bedrich Piskac, Stanislav Kolíbal, Milos Sejn and many others. From outside you will notice that this rococo palace has a pink and white stucco façade crowned with statues of the four elements by Ignaz Franz Platzer.


Location: Staromestske namesti 12, Old Town

Admission: 100 CZK (reduced 50 CZK), free admission 1st Wed of month

Opening hours: 10am-6pm Tue-Sun

Kinsky Palace

Kinsky Palace was built between 1755 and 1765 by Anselmo Lurago from designs by Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer, it is the most beautiful Rococo building in Prague. In 1768 it was bought by Stepan Kinsky, an Imperial diplomat. In February 1948 Klement Gottwald proclaimed communist rule in Czechoslovakia from the palace …

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