Břevnov – In the Shade of the Monastery, Within Sight of Hradčany
Jana Bělová, Renáta Kalašová
The City of Prague Museum, 2016
This book accompanies the exhibition of the same title which continues the City of Prague Museum exhibition series about the historical suburbs of Prague. The history of this location until the mid-20th century, thematically extending up to the 1980s, is presented through historical photographs, postcards, prints, and other materials. Taking an imaginary walk around the secluded places of Old Břevnov, the readers will learn about this noteworthy area which is situated nearby the earliest Benedictine Monastery for monks in Bohemia. The book further provides a chance to explore extinct places such as the Břevnov Village Square and its vicinity, read about the rich social and cultural life of the locals, and learn about the typical Břevnov private businesses and pubs.
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