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Sightseeing: The History of Prague

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Sightseeing: The History of Prague

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Prague Castle is the biggest castle complex in a whole world, which is placed in Guiness Book of World Wide Records, the area of it is more 70.000 sq.m. The history of Castle started in 9th century. The entrance to castle area is for free. Hradčany, 119 08 Prague 1
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Castelo de Praga
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Prague Castle is the biggest castle complex in a whole world, which is placed in Guiness Book of World Wide Records, the area of it is more 70.000 sq.m. The history of Castle started in 9th century. The entrance to castle area is for free. Hradčany, 119 08 Prague 1
The Gothic diamond of Prague! History of the cathedral was connected with history of the city. Building of the cathedral was going almost for 600 years, it was started at 1344 and was finished in 1929. Don't forget to reach the top of main tower of the cathedral and catch one of the most beautiful views on the city! :) III. nádvoří 48/2, 119 01 Praha 1-Hradčany
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Catedral de S. Vito
48/2 III. nádvoří
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The Gothic diamond of Prague! History of the cathedral was connected with history of the city. Building of the cathedral was going almost for 600 years, it was started at 1344 and was finished in 1929. Don't forget to reach the top of main tower of the cathedral and catch one of the most beautiful views on the city! :) III. nádvoří 48/2, 119 01 Praha 1-Hradčany
The royal garden, entrance is from the 3rd courtyard of Castle, which is called Paradise Garden and it real looks like a small heaven on earth. The island of silence in the crowded touristic area. There is a huge balcony also with one of the best city-view, top spot for pictures :) Thunovská 180/14, 118 00 Malá Strana
Paradise Garden
The royal garden, entrance is from the 3rd courtyard of Castle, which is called Paradise Garden and it real looks like a small heaven on earth. The island of silence in the crowded touristic area. There is a huge balcony also with one of the best city-view, top spot for pictures :) Thunovská 180/14, 118 00 Malá Strana
The huge square in front of the main entrance to castle. There are a lot of palaces of different royal families on it. Each palace is a real peace of art with it's own history! Hradčany, 118 00 Prague 1
Hradcany Square
The huge square in front of the main entrance to castle. There are a lot of palaces of different royal families on it. Each palace is a real peace of art with it's own history! Hradčany, 118 00 Prague 1
Old Castle Stairs, which were the part of Royal Coronation Road Thunovská, 119 00 Praha 1 -Malá Strana-Malá Strana
Zámecké schody
Old Castle Stairs, which were the part of Royal Coronation Road Thunovská, 119 00 Praha 1 -Malá Strana-Malá Strana
An amazing street which is going down from Castle to Lesser Town Square. Picturesque houses from the both sides of the road make you feel like in Renesance Age. Nerudova Street, Praha 1 - Mala Strana
Nerudova
An amazing street which is going down from Castle to Lesser Town Square. Picturesque houses from the both sides of the road make you feel like in Renesance Age. Nerudova Street, Praha 1 - Mala Strana
Lesser Town Square, the main Square of Lesser Town district with the biggest Baroque Church in Czech Republic, Church of St. Nicolas Malá Strana, 118 00 Prague 1
Malostranské náměstí
Lesser Town Square, the main Square of Lesser Town district with the biggest Baroque Church in Czech Republic, Church of St. Nicolas Malá Strana, 118 00 Prague 1
The biggest Baroque Church in Czech Republic, designed by one of the famous and talented architekt of Baroque Style - Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer. Inside there is an organ, on which played Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart! :) Malostranské nám., 118 00 Malá Strana
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St. Nicholas Church
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The biggest Baroque Church in Czech Republic, designed by one of the famous and talented architekt of Baroque Style - Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer. Inside there is an organ, on which played Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart! :) Malostranské nám., 118 00 Malá Strana
One of the most popular churches in Prague with sculpture of Infant Jesus Karmelitská 9, 118 00 Praha 1
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Igreja de Nossa Senhora Vitoriosa
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One of the most popular churches in Prague with sculpture of Infant Jesus Karmelitská 9, 118 00 Praha 1
The wall of freedom, where everyone can leave his own "message" to the world :) just don't forget to take some paints with you ;) Velkopřevorské náměstí, 100 00 Praha 1
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Muro de Lennon
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The wall of freedom, where everyone can leave his own "message" to the world :) just don't forget to take some paints with you ;) Velkopřevorské náměstí, 100 00 Praha 1
Romantic island on Vltava River with couple of very interesting sculptures of our famous architekt David Cherny Na Kampě 493, 118 00 Malá Strana
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Ilha de Kampa
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Romantic island on Vltava River with couple of very interesting sculptures of our famous architekt David Cherny Na Kampě 493, 118 00 Malá Strana
The most famous, the oldest, the longest and just the best bridge in Prague! :) Must visit for sure :) Karlův most, 110 00 Praha 1
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Charles Bridge
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The most famous, the oldest, the longest and just the best bridge in Prague! :) Must visit for sure :) Karlův most, 110 00 Praha 1
One of the most beautiful Gothic towers in Prague. You can go upstairs to catch an amazing view on bridge and river :) Karlův most Praha 1, 110 00 Praha 1
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Old Town Bridge Tower
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One of the most beautiful Gothic towers in Prague. You can go upstairs to catch an amazing view on bridge and river :) Karlův most Praha 1, 110 00 Praha 1
The biggest Baroque complex in Czech Republic, built by Jesuits Order. you can visit there library, which is placed in list of the most beautiful libraries in a whole world! It looks like in a Harry Potter movie :) Mariánské nám. 5, 110 00 Josefov
Klementinum | Prohlídky Barokní knihovna a Astronomická věž
4 Křižovnické nám.
The biggest Baroque complex in Czech Republic, built by Jesuits Order. you can visit there library, which is placed in list of the most beautiful libraries in a whole world! It looks like in a Harry Potter movie :) Mariánské nám. 5, 110 00 Josefov
The main Square in Prague with famous Astronomical Clock. Staroměstské nám., 110 00 Josefov
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Old Town Square
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The main Square in Prague with famous Astronomical Clock. Staroměstské nám., 110 00 Josefov
Probably the most famous clock in the world :) An old medieval astronomical clock, where every hour you can see medieval show of wooden figures. Staroměstské nám. 1, 110 00 Josefov
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Orloj
1 Staroměstské nám.
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Probably the most famous clock in the world :) An old medieval astronomical clock, where every hour you can see medieval show of wooden figures. Staroměstské nám. 1, 110 00 Josefov
Ungelt yard - place where in past times stayed merchants from all around the world. Nowadays very romantic courtyard with cozy restaurants and shops:) Týnský dvůr - Ungelt, Týn 3/1049, 110 00 Staré Město
Týn
Ungelt yard - place where in past times stayed merchants from all around the world. Nowadays very romantic courtyard with cozy restaurants and shops:) Týnský dvůr - Ungelt, Týn 3/1049, 110 00 Staré Město
One of the most impressive Gothic religious buildings in Prague was built from the mid-14th to the early 16th centuries. Staroměstské nám., 110 00 Staré Město
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Igreja da Nossa Senhora em frente de Týn
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One of the most impressive Gothic religious buildings in Prague was built from the mid-14th to the early 16th centuries. Staroměstské nám., 110 00 Staré Město
The beginning of Royal Coronation Road and main entrance to Old Town in past times. nám. Republiky 5, 110 00 Staré Město
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Torre da Pólvora
5 nám. Republiky
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The beginning of Royal Coronation Road and main entrance to Old Town in past times. nám. Republiky 5, 110 00 Staré Město
The Square of Republic with an amazing Municipal House in Art Nouveau Style, where every evening you can enjoy classic music concert. Náměstí Republiky, 110 00 Nové Město
náměstí Republiky
The Square of Republic with an amazing Municipal House in Art Nouveau Style, where every evening you can enjoy classic music concert. Náměstí Republiky, 110 00 Nové Město
The longest square in Prague with National Museum on top and Neo Gothic sculpture of prince Wenceslas on horse. Václavské nám.110 00 Nové Město
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Wenceslas Square
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The longest square in Prague with National Museum on top and Neo Gothic sculpture of prince Wenceslas on horse. Václavské nám.110 00 Nové Město
The main square of Vinohrady district and one of the most favorite places in between local :) very calm and just perfect for the rest after crowded city center :) there are a lot of good local restaurants around Náměstí Míru, 120 00 Vinohrady
Náměstí Míru
The main square of Vinohrady district and one of the most favorite places in between local :) very calm and just perfect for the rest after crowded city center :) there are a lot of good local restaurants around Náměstí Míru, 120 00 Vinohrady
Place from where was started history of Czech nation. Impressive fortification with cozy and calm park inside of it. Go there to escape crowded city center and catch an amazing view on Prague Castle. V Pevnosti 159/5b, 128 00 Praha 2-Vyšehrad
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Rotunda de São Martinho
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Place from where was started history of Czech nation. Impressive fortification with cozy and calm park inside of it. Go there to escape crowded city center and catch an amazing view on Prague Castle. V Pevnosti 159/5b, 128 00 Praha 2-Vyšehrad
The Jewish Quarter (Josefov) in Prague is located between the Old Town Square and the Vltava River. The Jewish Quarter has: six synagogues, including Maisel Synagogue, the Spanish Synagogue and the Old-New Synagogue; the Jewish Ceremonial Hall; and the Old Jewish Cemetery, the most remarkable of its kind in Europe.
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Jewish Quarter
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The Jewish Quarter (Josefov) in Prague is located between the Old Town Square and the Vltava River. The Jewish Quarter has: six synagogues, including Maisel Synagogue, the Spanish Synagogue and the Old-New Synagogue; the Jewish Ceremonial Hall; and the Old Jewish Cemetery, the most remarkable of its kind in Europe.
This Premonstratensian monastery was founded in 1140. In the complex there is the church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the rare Strahov Library with a number of medieval manuscripts, maps and globes, the Baroque Theological Hall, the Classical Philosophy Hall decorated with frescoes, and the Strahov Gallery, one of the most significant Central European collections of Gothic painting, Rudolfian art, and Baroque and Rococo paintings. Strahovské nádvoří 1/132, 118 00 Praha 1-Strahov
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Strahov Monastery
1/132 Strahovské nádvoří
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This Premonstratensian monastery was founded in 1140. In the complex there is the church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the rare Strahov Library with a number of medieval manuscripts, maps and globes, the Baroque Theological Hall, the Classical Philosophy Hall decorated with frescoes, and the Strahov Gallery, one of the most significant Central European collections of Gothic painting, Rudolfian art, and Baroque and Rococo paintings. Strahovské nádvoří 1/132, 118 00 Praha 1-Strahov
The monastery was founded in 993 AD by Boleslav II and Bishop Adalbert. The Benedictine complex's current appearance, dating back to 1708 – 1745, is an example of High Baroque style. The monastery gardens are open to all and visitors may also take a guided tour. The Břevnov Monastery is also known for its brewery, the existence of which was documented as early as in the 13th century and whose production can be tasted in the monastery today. Markétská 1/28, 169 00 Praha 6
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Břevnov Monastery
28 Markétská
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The monastery was founded in 993 AD by Boleslav II and Bishop Adalbert. The Benedictine complex's current appearance, dating back to 1708 – 1745, is an example of High Baroque style. The monastery gardens are open to all and visitors may also take a guided tour. The Břevnov Monastery is also known for its brewery, the existence of which was documented as early as in the 13th century and whose production can be tasted in the monastery today. Markétská 1/28, 169 00 Praha 6
One of the oldest markets in the city, Havel Market dates back to 1232 Havelská 13, 110 00 Staré Město
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Havelské tržiště
13 Havelská
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One of the oldest markets in the city, Havel Market dates back to 1232 Havelská 13, 110 00 Staré Město
Novy Svet has a nice village vibe just behind the famous and beautiful Prague Castle Nový Svět 118 00 Praha 1-Hradčany
Nový Svět
Novy Svet has a nice village vibe just behind the famous and beautiful Prague Castle Nový Svět 118 00 Praha 1-Hradčany
This tiny street between the Bílá Tower and the Daliborka Tower is lined with colourful houses resembling something out of a fairy tale. Zlatá ulička u Daliborky 7, 119 00 Praha 1-Hradčany
Golden Lane
5 Zlatá ulička u Daliborky
This tiny street between the Bílá Tower and the Daliborka Tower is lined with colourful houses resembling something out of a fairy tale. Zlatá ulička u Daliborky 7, 119 00 Praha 1-Hradčany
Unquestionably the main landmark of the Žižkov district, at 216 m in height, it's also the tallest building in the city. With a 360° view, Prague is laid out before your eyes from the viewing platform at 93 m. Mahlerovy sady 1, 130 00 Praha 3-Žižkov
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Torre de Televisão Žižkov
1 Mahlerovy sady
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Unquestionably the main landmark of the Žižkov district, at 216 m in height, it's also the tallest building in the city. With a 360° view, Prague is laid out before your eyes from the viewing platform at 93 m. Mahlerovy sady 1, 130 00 Praha 3-Žižkov
11 meters high sculpture made in a honor of Prague's renowned author, Franz Kafka. It is made from 42 mobile platforms, which are twisting and forming the head of a famous author Charvátova, 110 00 Nové Město
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Franz Kafka - Otočná hlava
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11 meters high sculpture made in a honor of Prague's renowned author, Franz Kafka. It is made from 42 mobile platforms, which are twisting and forming the head of a famous author Charvátova, 110 00 Nové Město
The newest and largest synagogue of the Jewish community in Prague is an interesting example of Art Nouveau melded with Moorish style. Its interior is richly painted in Art Nouveau style Jeruzalémská 1310/7, 110 00 Praha 1
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Jerusalem Synagogue
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The newest and largest synagogue of the Jewish community in Prague is an interesting example of Art Nouveau melded with Moorish style. Its interior is richly painted in Art Nouveau style Jeruzalémská 1310/7, 110 00 Praha 1
This late Gothic tower is part of the Church of St Henry and St Kunhuta and, with its height of 65.7 m, is the highest freestanding bell tower in Prague. Jindřišská 33, 110 00 Nové Město
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Henry's Tower
33 Jindřišská
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This late Gothic tower is part of the Church of St Henry and St Kunhuta and, with its height of 65.7 m, is the highest freestanding bell tower in Prague. Jindřišská 33, 110 00 Nové Město
The gigantic Metronome occupies a symbolic spot on the map of Prague. It was directly on this spot that a gigantic monument to Joseph Stalin overlooked the city. It was demolished by dynamite in 1962, many years after his death. The seven-ton Metronome was installed in 1991 and was meant to be a symbol of the new era. The area surrounding it is now a paradise for skateboarders. Nábřeží Edvarda Beneše, 118 00 Praha 7-Letná
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Prague Metronome
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The gigantic Metronome occupies a symbolic spot on the map of Prague. It was directly on this spot that a gigantic monument to Joseph Stalin overlooked the city. It was demolished by dynamite in 1962, many years after his death. The seven-ton Metronome was installed in 1991 and was meant to be a symbol of the new era. The area surrounding it is now a paradise for skateboarders. Nábřeží Edvarda Beneše, 118 00 Praha 7-Letná
Memorial to the Victims of Communism in Prague was created by the distinguished Czech sculptor Olbram Zoubek in cooperation with architects Zdeněk Hölzl and Jan Karel. It is located at the base of Petřín hill, directly opposite to the Vítězná St. Újezd 420, 118 00 Malá Strana
Memorial to the Victims of Communism
Memorial to the Victims of Communism in Prague was created by the distinguished Czech sculptor Olbram Zoubek in cooperation with architects Zdeněk Hölzl and Jan Karel. It is located at the base of Petřín hill, directly opposite to the Vítězná St. Újezd 420, 118 00 Malá Strana
The narrowest street in Prague, just 60 meters wide :) With two traffic lights for your comfort :D U Lužického semináře 100, 118 00 Malá Strana
The narrowest street of Prague
The narrowest street in Prague, just 60 meters wide :) With two traffic lights for your comfort :D U Lužického semináře 100, 118 00 Malá Strana
Futuristic piece of art, its concept was inspired by the dance skills of the famous film couple – the stone tower symbolizes Fred Astaire and the glass tower, his partner Ginger Rogers. Jiráskovo nám. 1981/6, 120 00 Nové Město
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Dancing House
6 Jiráskovo nám.
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Futuristic piece of art, its concept was inspired by the dance skills of the famous film couple – the stone tower symbolizes Fred Astaire and the glass tower, his partner Ginger Rogers. Jiráskovo nám. 1981/6, 120 00 Nové Město