Stará radnice / Old Town Hall (Mladá Boleslav, Central Bohemia)
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N 50° 24.681 E 014° 54.181
33U E 493108 N 5584372
Quick Description: The Renaissance Old Town Hall (Stará radnice) is one of the most beautiful buildings in the centre of district town Mladá Boleslav...
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 3/29/2010 12:43:20 PM
Waymark Code: WM8GA2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lindik
Views: 119

Long Description:

The splendid Renaissance building of the Old Town Hall, decorated richly with graffiti ornamental and figure decorations, erected in 1554–1559, was designed by the Italian architect Matteo Borgorelli.

Old Town Hall main facade is decorated with graffiti – scenes from the Old and New Testament, figures of the evangelists and saints. In the second half of the 19th century and in 1939–1941, the building was extended and reconstructed. Two towers are a part of the Town Hall. The higher quadrilateral tower (the height up to the gallery is 31.8 m), and the present shape dates from the year 1779; it was opened to the public in 2001.

Date of origin:: 1554–1559

Architect(s): Matteo Borgorelli

Style: High Renaissance (ca. 1500–1550)

Web site of the object (if exists): [Web Link]

Type of building (structure): City hall, college, hospital or another building of public use

Address:
Stará radnice Staroměstské náměstí 293 01 Mladá Boleslav Czech Republic


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