The Future of City Spa Žižkov

Sunday, April 23, 2023; 12.15 pm

Formerly the largest and most modern spa in Prague, City Spa Žižkov was once visited even by Emperor Franz Joseph I. After years of decay, the neoclassical corner house is finally going to be reconstructed. It is set to be turned into a House of Dance as part of a project prepared by the association Tanec Praha. The project represents a symbolic continuation of the original spa, also aiming to revive the surrounding public space. The pool area is going to be turned into dance halls, and the plans also include a public wellness studio. The goal is to create a modern cultural center focused not only on dance and art presentation but also on body care. The project has recently received funding, and the reconstruction is scheduled to be completed in 2025. Together with PONEC Theater and Krenovka, a community center located nearby, the House of Dance will be part of an imaginary dance axis of the lower part of Žižkov. Take a look inside this building with a rich history before it turns into a busy construction site!

The guided tour is also taking place with Czech commentary on the same day at 11.15 am.

photo: Tomáš Sysel

Practical Information:

  • The meeting place is in front of the spa building (Husitská 1050/7, Praha 3–Žižkov).
  • The telephone contact for the guide will be indicated on the ticket in case of emergency.
  • The tour will be guided by Michal Šedivý.
  • The expected duration of the event is approx. 50 minutes.
  • The capacity of the group is limited, tickets can only be purchased in advance.
  • We take photographs and/or make video footage at selected events for purposes of documentation and promotion. More details can be found here.

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