Tuesday, May 4, 2010

The House of the Four Titans

As you walk around the Liberty Square (Namesti Svobody), you see this interesting building with four naked men holding up the 5 story building. It is apparently called "the house of the four titans," and was built in 1901-02 as a palace for the V. Gerstbauer Foundation. As you can see in men's faces, it must have been exhausting to keep holding up the building :)

Btw, one of the most intriguing things about Brno is the architecture. Churches are gorgeously beautiful, but there are so many other buildings that amuse our eyes. Here are some from my archive:

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