Malá Strana / Lesser Town (Rytírská street - Prague, Czech Republic)
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Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
N 50° 05.115 E 014° 25.305
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Quick Description: On the facade of Ceská sporitelna (Czech Savings Bank) neo-Renaissance building in Rytírská street you can find beautifuly restored coat of arms of Prague districts - one of them is the depicted CoA of Malá Strana (Lesser Town of Prague).
Location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic
Date Posted: 3/10/2010 7:09:32 AM
Waymark Code: WM8C48
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Shebi Team
Views: 231

Long Description:

Neo-Renaissance building of the Czech Savings Bank (Ceská sporitelna) at the corner of Rytírská, Havelská and Melantrichova streets was originally built for the Prague Municipal Savings Bank, which was established in 1875 as a purely Czech financial institution. This notable piece of architecture was designed by the leading Czech architect Antonín Wiehl.

Bearer of Coat of Arms: Town

Full name of the bearer: Praha - Malá Strana / Lesser Town of Prague

Where is Coat of Arms installed (short description) ?:
On the facade of Ceská spořitelna (Czech Savings Bank) neo-Renaissance building in Rytířská street (Prague Old Town).


Material / Design: Combination of materials

Blazon (heraldic description):
Blue shield depicting a silver wall with open gate. In the gate is a silver lion with golden crown holding red, by a golden crown crowned, shield with golden letter "L". The five silver towers made of bricks are raised from the silver wall.


Address:
Česká spořitelna
Rytířská 29
110 00 Praha 1 - Staré Město
Czech Republic


Web page about the structure where is Coat of Arms installed (if exists): [Web Link]

Web page about the bearer of Coat of Arms (if exists): [Web Link]

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