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Art Nouveau Prague by Liz Fisher

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The Art Nouveau style has influenced the face of Prague and left us many beautiful buildings and their stunning interiors.  The style was developed by a brilliant generation of artists, designers and architects, and Alfons Mucha belongs among the most distinguished Czech visual artists of the Art Nouveau movement.
Municipal House (Obecni Dum) is a civic building that houses Smetana Hall, a celebrate concert venue, in Prague and was proclaimed a national heritage building.  The Cafe at Municipal House is certainly one of the most beautiful cafes in Prague. 
Grand Hotel Evropa is located on famous Wenceslav Square in right downtown of Prague.  The hotel was originally built in 1889 and rebuilt in 1903-1905 in Art Nouveau style.  The unique interior of the hotel and its restaurants and cafe have appeared in various film productions, for example in movie "Mission Imposibble" with Tom Cruise.
Praha Hlavni nadrazi is the largest and most important railway station in Prague and is located a walking distance from the famous Wenceslav Square.  The Art Nouveau station buildings and station hall were built between 1901-1909 and extended during communist government.  The station was recently, and new facilities include all day luggage storage, bookstores, pharmacies, and restaurants.
Hotel Paris was built in 1904 by well-known architect Jan Vejrych.  Even though the hotel has been more than 100 years old, the building retains the beauty of Art Nouveau style.  The hotel was declared a historical monument in 1984 and certainly belongs among other the most remarkable Prague sights.
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