Palác Lucerna [Lucerna Palace]

Marble hall, private club Koníček, small and large cinema halls, gallery

Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (cinema halls only until 1.45 p.m.)

Photos: Building's Archive; Martin Bělohradský, Vladimír Lacena (OHP)

Transport: metro A – Můstek; tram 3, 5, 6, 9, 14 – Václavské náměstí
Visiting Method: group tours of a limited size
Toaletyobčerstvení

Address: The Lucerna Passage: Vodičkova 36, Praha 1 or Štěpánská 61, Praha 1
Year: 1907–1921
Architects: Stanislav Bechyně (project designer), Josef Čamský a Vácslav Havel (construction), Osvald Polívka (facade creator)

Lucerna was the first building in Prague with a public arcade and also hosted the premiere of the first sound cinematograph, as well as performances by Josephine Baker, Ema Destinnová and Louis Armstrong in the Grand Hall. Let us guide you through the gilded past of a unique architectural complex which has made an extraordinary contribution to the cultural and social life of Prague.