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Sobkuv palác / Sobek Palace - Opava (North Moravia)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
N 49° 56.182 E 017° 54.208
33U E 708342 N 5535597
Quick Description: The charming Sobek Palace (Sobkuv palác), a nice example of the late Baroque aristocratic town residence, you can find at Masaryk street in the Opava historic centre...
Location: Moravskoslezský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 6/10/2013 2:22:14 PM
Waymark Code: WMH9BH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 33

Long Description:

The charming Sobek Palace (Sobkuv palác), a nice example of the late Baroque aristocratic town residence, you can find at Masaryk street in the Opava historic centre.

The palace was built by Karel Josef Rogojský of Rohožník in the place of three older houses in years 1731-1733 and later, after fire in 1758, reconstructed by Maxmilián Jindrich Sobek of Kornice. The municipal palace with an attic bay is adorned with a pillar portal with sculptural decoration that carries a balcony with a beautiful Rococo grid. The avant-corps of palace is decorated by beautiful gilded painting of Black Madonna of Czestochowa surrounded by stucco cherubs faces and accompanied by statues of two cherubs holding gilded crown above her. One of the owners of the palace was also Count Šternberk. The palace is currently a seat of the company Opavská lesní a.s.

Style: Baroque

Type of building (structure): Town palace

Date of origin:: 1731-1733

Architect(s): unknown

Web site of the object (if exists): [Web Link]

Address:
Sobkův palác Masarykova třída 337/28 746 01 Opava Czech Republic


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