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Dancing House

(Czech: Tančící dům)

#20 of 162 things to do in Prague

The Dancing House was designed by the Croatian-Czech architect Vlado Milunić in cooperation with Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry on a vacant riverfront plot. The building was completed in 1996 and won Time Magazine's design contest in 1997.

The British architect, Eva Jiřičná, designed most of the interior.

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Gehry originally named the house Fred and Ginger (after the famous dancers Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers – the house resembles a pair of dancers) but this nickname is now rarely used.

Video: The Dancing House @Radio Prague
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New Town, Jiráskovo náměstí 6, Prague

Suggested Duration: one hour trip

Getting there
Karlovo náměstí (Prague Metro LINE B) 158 m
Národní třída (Prague Metro LINE B) 383 m
Public Toilets nearby: 145 m
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