CNR 2013: Event: Robot Guided Tour
Discover the places where Karel Capek wrote Rossum's Universal Robots (RUR) and where it officially was performed for the first time on the robot guided tour in the center of Prague.
Time Duration: 3h (This is an approx.
Meetingplace: At the big sculpture of Jan Hus (who stands on Staromestské námestí / Old Town Square)
Day: Friday 29 November
Transportation: By foot.
Food-Drinks: It is not included in the price.
Price: 300 Koruna / 12 Euros for each person. Reduced prize for students and +65 humans: 150 Koruna / 6 Euros. For groups contact Vive Les Robots!
In the robot walk, you will get the
experience of following:
The Astronomical Clock (which is a fine example of robotics art from medieval times)
The Old-New Synagogue (where the artificial creature Golem is buried)
The Old Jewish Cemetery (where the creator of Golem is buried)
The Statue of Rabbi Loew (the creator of Golem)
Charles Bridge (With many 'artificial personalities', who are portrayed in the sculptures).
David Cerny's interactive sculpture 'Piss'
The Memorial to the victims of communism.
The House where the Capek brothers lived when RUR (where the word robot comes from) was written.
Cafe Savoy (where we will drink a cup of coffee).
The National Theatre (where the play RUR was performed for the first time in 1921).
Two buildings where the Czech animation film industry was based in 'the golden ages' (in the second half of 1900-century).
The Black Madonna (which is a cubistic building, where you can see paintings by Josef Capek and many others)
The Metronome (A kinetic sculpture).
[image source: Ales Nemec / Vive Les
[source: Vive Les Robots!]
Two Americans in Prague: Film Director Joey Daoud and LEGO MINDSTORMS Designer Lee Magpili on a robot guided tour in Prague.
Robot Guided Tour
For further information on when the Robot Guided Tour will take place, and where the meeting point is, please take a look at the program which will be released medio, to the End of October 2013.