Hotel Crowne Plaza Prague

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Hotel Crowne Plaza (formerly Hotel Družba, Hotel ?edok, Hotel International and Hotel Holiday Inn) is the largest Stalinist architecture building in Prague, Czech Republic, and is located in the Dejvice district.

The building was built between 1952 and 1954 at the order of Defence minister Alexej ?epi?ka. It is 88 m high (the roof is 67 m, plus a 10 m chalice and a 1.5 m red star) and has sixteen floors. Part of the building was a fallout shelter for 600 people, currently used as a staff clothes room.

See also

  • Seven Sisters, Moscow (Russia)
  • Palace of Culture and Science, Warsaw (Poland)
  • Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga (Latvia)

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