Securing Baroque curtain walls (bastions) at project 9515 Myslbekova – Prašný most, Prague

GEMA ART GROUP a.s. carried out preservation and restoration works in securing Baroque curtain walls above the Blanka tunnel entrance in the section Myslbekova – Prašný most, in Prague 6. The works were initiated after the completion and opening of the tunnel for the public.

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Reconstruction of the castle walls of the Imperial Palace, Cheb Castle, Cheb

 The first mention of Cheb Castle dates back to the beginning of the 12th century. The history of the castle was often connected with the Štauf family, which produced a number of Roman-German kings and emperors. One of them was Friedrich Barbarossa, who had the original building converted into an imperial palace at the end of the 12th century. The outer defence ramparts with the Black Tower, two-floor Romanesque-Gothic chapel of St. Erhart and Ursula and the ruins of the palace have been preserved to the present day. In the 17th century the castle was rebuild as a Baroque fortress, but was it later abandoned and gradually fell into ruin. Today it is part of the Cheb protected heritage zone.

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