The Estates Theater is one of the most beautiful and historic playhouses in Europe. A product of the Enlightenment, this small performing arts hall was built at the end of the 18th century, when national theaters were constructed in major cities throughout Europe. The Estates will be forever linked with the great composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart who chose this stage to premiere not one, but two of his best-known operas: La Clemenza di Tito, in 1791; and a thrilling performance of Don Giovanni, on October 29, 1787, which was conducted by Mozart himself. The interior is usually accessible only to theater-goers but, if the doors are open, try to sneak a peek at the opulent blue-velvet interior which was featuredRead more.

Originally built as a vineyard homestead on what was then the outskirts of Prague, the Bertramka Villa became the property of a singer named Jošefa Dušek and her pianist husband František Xaver Dušek in 1784. The couple struck-up a friendship with the composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, who visited them on multiple occasions. Mozart completed the score of Don Giovanni here and got help from the Duseks with the Prague productions of his operas Entführung aus dem Serail and the Marriage of Figaro. Today Bertramka is a Mozart museum displaying many of his personal possessions, including arias written in his own hand and a harpsichord on which he composed. They even have a glass cube encasing what is claimed to beRead more.