Prague

“Golden city” or “The city of hundred towers”. The capital of the Czech Republic is one of  the most beautiful  cities in Europe.  The first settlement was built on the bank of the river of Vltava and is dated  back to the 9th century.  It has splendid architecture, the most important sights being  the Prague castle incl. the St. Vitus Cathedral,  the Charles Bridge and the Old Town Square with the astronomical clock as well as the Wenceslas square.

The Prague Castle was founded in the 9th century. It has the area of almost  70,000 m˛ which - as to the Guinness Book  - makes it the largest coherent castle complex in the world. As a part of the historical  core of the city of Prague it is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It consists of large-scale palaces and buildings of various architectural style. To the most precious buildings belongs the Gothic  the St. Vitus  cathedral. Very unique and characteristic feature of the Prague castle is the Golden street (Zlata ulicka) which represents the miniature houses built in the 16th century within the fortification walls of the castle.

The historic centre of the capital - old more than one thousand years - catches the attention with its architectonical singularity. You can find here all the styles - from roman rotundas through gothic towers, renaissance manor houses and palaces, jewish synagogues to baroque churches and monasteries. Prague is full of romantic lanes and alleys, golden towers and church copulas. And do not forget the secession and modern. This metropolis of the Czech republic is not just the “prehistoric” city, you can find here  lots of theatres, concert halls, exhibitions, museum, galleries and much more with wide range of cultural offer of all sorts.

 
 
 
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