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Stunning building

Gorgeous gold colored three story building located on the corner of the main square and Karel IV... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
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Boca Raton, Florida
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Palace of a Bee

The Neo-Renaissance building dates back to 1896 . The house was built by Josef Priesel based on the... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
JanaZC
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous gold colored three story building located on the corner of the main square and Karel IV street. Built for a Germain financial firm Biene, in translation a bee, the decorations of bee (3rd floor) and bee hive (1st floor) symbolize thrift and economy.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

The Neo-Renaissance building dates back to 1896 . The house was built by Josef Priesel based on the design by architect Paul Brang . Until 1923, the German credit association Biene was here , so the building began to be called the " Palace of...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

A corner house on the main square. There are on every level sculptures which make the building more impressive.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

Wow! This is a gorgeous building on the main square of Ceske Budejovice. We had to walk straight across to get a better view of this fabulous building. It is well maintained and has interesting features on the short side (facing the square) and the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 30 January 2016

It's really like you have stepped back in time and gone to a fairy tale place. It's beyond beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

its kind of hard to imagine this house 100 years ago, that time it was surely building beyond imagination of ordinary person...so large, solid and different it seems even bigger then townhall and it was made thanks to small investors, small business people... it has...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Rick S
Reviewed 16 September 2012

In my personal opnion this is one of the most beautiful buildings in town. The company „Společnost Biene“ (local German entrepreneurs) was established in 1864, due to economic success they decided to move the headquarters to the city Centre. In 1895 an architectural competition was...More

Date of experience: August 2012
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