The Funky Dancing House – Prague (Czech Republic)

Some attractions are designed to standout either to bring change or add variety to the existing architecture. One such place with much of the stories behind its construction is the Dancing House located in Prague, Czech Republic. Once you will have a look at it you will know why Dancing House is famous for its unique architecture and compelling design.

Dancing House Prague
Dancing House Prague

The time span for the construction of Dancing House was from 1992 to 1996. The followed architecture style was De constructivism. The vacant plot besides the river Vltava was brought to use for the construction of Dancing House by the Croatian-Czech architect Vlado Milunić in collaboration with Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry.

Dancing House Prague Czech Republic
Dancing House Prague Czech Republic

The funky outlook inspiration of the dancing house was designed after the two famous dancers Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. The previous name of the Dancing House was also “Fred and Ginger”. The name was not used as often. Another historical significance of the Dancing House is built on the same site where bombing was carried out by USA In 1945.

Funky Dancing House Czech Republic
Funky Dancing House Czech Republic

Today the Dancing House functions as an office. There is café on the top of the building previously called Fred. The place is also a stop if you join the Prague bike tour. You can do some photography of the funky Dancing house which is in complete contrast with the Baroque, Gothic and Art Nouveau buildings of Prague.

Dancing House
Dancing House

The current Google rating for the Dancing House is 4.3 stars. The impression of the building has also been used by the Czech National Bank on a gold 2,000 Czech koruna coin as a part of series known as “Ten Centuries of Architecture”. It is reviewed as an interesting landmark of Prague which is worth a visit. Visit this funky yet historic landmark yourself and enjoy the dancing outlooks.

Dancing House Czech Republic
Dancing House Czech Republic

Funky Dancing House
Funky Dancing House

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