“Imperial”. The famous history of
Currently you can find a large number of hotels that meet most customer needs. However, few of them can match the quality of service and hospitality of the estate, “Imperial”, which was visited by such personalities as Prince Paul and a famous rich family of bankers Rothschild from the Potocki family, along with politicians from the great powers václav Klaus and tomáš Garrigue Masaryk.
The famous hotel was built in June of 1912 on the hill “Elenin yard.” The idea of the origin of the famous industrialist and financier Alfred Chwalba, which initially acquired a well located building site. While working on the project of French architect Ernst Hebrard, previously also took part in the construction of buildings in the Greek Thessalonica and Hanoi. Ernst relatively quickly completed the construction of very large scale, which subsequently became a landmark in the Czech Republic. One of the main materials of manufacture of the object – rare litho concrete, the technology of which is used exclusively in the construction of elite structures. Continue reading
I want to be in the past? It does not need to go to the Museum or to the movies, enough to book a room in one of the oldest hotels in the world. Presented to your attention the five of the oldest and most famous hotels in the world.
Hoshi Ryokan – the oldest hotel of the world
In Japan more than 1300 years the Hoshi Ryokan hotel. The legend says that in the beginning of VII century one Buddhist monk in dream of the mountain spirit, who revealed a secret place with an underground spring. Hidden source had healing properties.
Monk had found the source of all residents of nearby villages. And disciple of a monk created on the source location of the hotel (which was originally a shelter). So the official year of Foundation of this place of – 717.
Since then, the time was replaced by 46 generations of the most ancient hotel of the company. The current hotel is open for tourists from all over the world. Continue reading