The Dancing House of Prague, Impossible Shapes

It is difficult to think that in Prague we are going to find a modern building with incredible shapes that could make up for the number of historic towers and emblematic buildings that flood the city.

It is the Dancing House, a construction designed by Frank Gehry and Vlado Milunic and which has become one of the most photographed in Prague.

When you arrive at it, in a modern part of the city, your eyes cannot stop looking at it.

Visit the Dancing House in Prague

Prague - Dancing House

Its impossible shapes that blend perfectly into the environment without seeming forced will captivate you.

The Dancing House is also named after Ginger and Fred due to its shape reminiscent of two dancers and was built between 1992 and 1995.

Since then its glass towers, wavy windows and curved pillars have become one of the symbols of the city.

It was the ING company that commissioned its construction after the fall of communism to give a modern air to the city and its forms managed to give that air of renewal and change in the Czech Republic.

The Dancing House has 9 floors, it is occupied by offices and the best place to photograph it is from the tram stop that is right next to it.

There you will find numerous tourists getting to know one of the modern symbols of the Czech capital. On the top floor you also have a restaurant, called Celeste, from where you can taste the most exclusive dishes while having excellent views of Prague Castle.

How to get to the Dancing House in Prague

From the center of Prague we can go to the Dancing House taking a pleasant walk along the banks of the Vltava River.

To get to the Dancing House you can also go by Metro to Karlovo Náměstí station (line B) or more easily the tram, Jiráskovo náměstí station (lines 14 and 17).

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