ARCHBISHOP'S PALACE

The palace is the seat of the archbishops of Prague, the façade is decorated with the Archbishop sign and it is located in close proximity to the main gate of the Prague Castle. The palace was built in the 16th century and it was rebuilt many times. The Prague diocese was founded in 973 and it was promoted to an archdiocese in 1344, thanks to Charles IV. Today’s archbishop’s mansion was established in 1561, on the basis of the deed of donation by King Ferdinand I. The last great reconstruction was designed in the Rococo style by the architect, Jan Josef Wirch. The rare giggled carriage is stored in the palace and the rooms of the palace are decorated with cloth wallpaper. The Palace continues to serve the archbishops of Prague.

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