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Summer house in Cernin Garden
Prague

The northern side of the garden is dominated by so called Kaňka Pavilion built in 1744. The pavilion was named after Czech architect František Maxmilián Kaňka who was involved in building works of the Czernin Palace in the 1st half of the 18th century. Kaňka´s participation in projecting of the pavilion is very dubious though. Kaňka Pavilion was built by master builder iJakub Schedeli. The architect still remains obscured. The most probable creator seems to be Jakub Schedel himself or important Prague architect Anselmo Lurago who projected the belfry of the St. Nicholas Church in the Lesser Town of Prague.

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