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Colloredo-Mansfeld Palace

 

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The Colloredo- Mansfeld Palace in Prague is well known building, with great historic value. Designed with a combination of Baroque style and elements of Rococo. Located near the Charles Bridge it was formed on the foundations of Romanesque and Gothic. Proprietors include;  Joachim Andreas Von Schlink., Karl Joachim and Prince of Fondi. The interiors of the palace is in the style of early Rococo. The palaces most well preserved room is the grand ballroom. Decoration for this room finished around 1736 to 1737. With a dome like ceiling covered in depictions of gods and angels, it has an almost unworldly experience to it. Made primarily of Masonry that dates all the way back to the 13th century. A truly inspiring building that anyone must visit.