Presentation on theme: "PRŮVODCE NEJSTARŠÍMI SVĚTOVÝMI KAVÁRNAMI The coffee, as a beverage, first appeared in Turkey in 1585, and crossed its borders when, in 1683, the Ottoman."— Presentation transcript:
PRŮVODCE NEJSTARŠÍMI SVĚTOVÝMI KAVÁRNAMI The coffee, as a beverage, first appeared in Turkey in 1585, and crossed its borders when, in 1683, the Ottoman Turks invaded Vienna. There is another historical reference stating that it was in Venice that it began to be sold commercially from 1638. Anyway, it was in the 18th century that coffee houses began to appear around the city and then throughout Europe
Located in a privileged position under the arcades of the Procuratie Nuove in Piazza San Marco, at the Caffè Florian you can still feel the Venetian tradition, while as well being the meeting point of several worlds.
Café Florian that has been a meeting point for writers and artists in the past, at present, stands out as a living museum. At its desks, sat Charles Dickens, Proust, Byron and other renowned writers.
Housed in a historic palace, the Café Central, like most of Viennas historical cafés, that receives a great deal of tourists visiting the city, remains a local attraction, offering live classical music in the afternoon.
At present, with a more eclectic frequency, the Central Kaffeehaus is still a place that attracts philosophers, thinkers and writers. Historically, it is said that here was where Trotsky had planned the Russian Revolution..
It is in the second largest city of Portugal that locates one of the finest cafés around the world, with the name of Café Majestic. Opened in 1921 under the name "Elite", the café was immediately associated with the frequency of that epochs distinguished people.
The Majestic is one of the most impressive of all the cafés in the country and one of the most attractive in the world. From its facade to the interior, Café Majestic is still a beautiful scenery for cultural events, making it more than just a tourist attraction.
Culminating it all, on the last floor the ceiling is a skylight in colorful mosaics bathing the restaurant with natural light. Among its distinguished visitors, detach King Albert of Belgium in l920, and Queen Elizabeth of England in l968. Besides Olavo Bilac, were also regulars at Colombo : Jose do Patrocinio, Oscar Lopez, Luis Murat, Placido Jr., Pedro Rabelo, Manoel Carlos, Father Severiano and Lima Barreto. From the round of presidents of the Republic stand out Getulio Vargas and Juscelino Kubitschek.
Founded in 1860, Café Gambrinus was soon recognized by Royal Decree as "Supplier of the Royal House."
The Gambrinus is legendary not only for being the oldest café in the city, but because since it opened in mid-19th century has welcomed royalty, celebrities and artists attracted by its beautiful interior. Throughout its history, it received personalities from all countries and loyal customers such as Gabriele D'Annunzio, who in a coffee table, wrote the poem "The Vucchella" later set to music by FP Tosti, and recorded by Caruso in 1919; Ernest Hemingway; Oscar Wilde; Guy de Maupassant; Jean Paul Sartre, That all marked their presence through a poem, a dedication or a photo.
Argentina – Buenos Aires – Palermo Park Café Tortoni
Café Tortoni - Opened in 1858, it was moved to its present location only in 1880, but its former entrance was by Rivadavia Avenue. Since 1898 its main entrance is by the Avenue of May..
Alfonsina Storni, Arthur Rubinstein, José Ortega, were some of the personalities connected with the fame of the Café Tortoni. Today, besides a remarkable library, the house offers place to read, appreciate painting, enjoy music, dance, dine, see shows, chat, play snooker, listen poetry...