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Landmarks and Historic sites


1 Charles Bridge
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  Originally named “Stone Bridge,” the Charles Bridge is a well-known and historic one that crosses the Vltava River in Prague. Constructed in the 1400’s, this bridge was the primary...

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2 Prague Castle
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The Prague Castle in Prague, Europe is the largest medieval castle complex.Dating back to the ninth century, the castle is an architectural delight with the first...

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Address: 118 00 Praga-Praga 1 + Share


3 Saint Vito's Cathedral
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The St. Vitus Cathedral is one of the most beautiful symbols of the city, the church was desired in 929 by St. Wenceslas but the current structure dates from the fourteenth century, when the construction works of the Gothic cathedral began(completed...

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Address: Hradcany, 1 + Share


4 The Church of Mother of God before Týn
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The facade of this church, in Gothic style, dominates the Old Town Square. The adjacent dwellings are right next to the structure and it seems like they wish to protect it. A characteristic which takes away the visibility of the Church of Our Lady...

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5 Prague Clock
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The Prague Astronomical Clock is basically a medieval astronomical clock that is located in Prague. It is placed on the Old Town Hall and was made in the year 1410. It was constructed by the clockmaker called Mikulas of...

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Address: 110 00 Prague-Prague 1 + Share


6 The Rosenberg palace
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The Rosenberg Palace is an impressive building built in the sixteenth century. It was attached to the Royal Palace through a long corridor in wood, which no longer exists. In the nineteenth century the house became the residence of unmarried...

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Address: Jirská 2/3, 119 00 Prague-Hradcany + Share


7 The Strahov Monastery
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Religious complex, the Strahov Monastery is a haven of peace in the busy city. Founded in 1140 by Vladislav II, has many points of historical and architectural interest among which the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin, in the courtyard of the...

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8 The Old-New Synagogue
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The Old-New Synagogue is the oldest synagogue in Europe and is one of the first Gothic buildings in Prague. It's construction dates back to the thirteenth century and, according to some, the walls of the Staronová Synagoga have been built with stones...

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Address: Červená 1 + Share


9 The Dancing House
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The well known Dancing House is a very popular attraction of the city of Prague. It is located close to the famous Vltava River. The striking building was constructed between the years 1992...

Reviewed by: Harsh
Address: Rašínovo nábřeží 80 + Share


10 Santuario di Loreto
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The Sanctuary of Loreto, built between the XVII and XVIII century, is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. The main feature of the sanctuary is the Holy House, a copy of the house of the Virgin Mary in Nazareth. The clock tower has 27 bells which every hour...

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Address: Loretánské náměstí + Share


11 Old Town Hall
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Located in the Old Town Square, Old Town Hall in Prague is the result of several changes in the Gothic and Renaissance style. In time a tower was added to the original nucleus, from which there is an excellent view, and the famous Astronomical Clock,...

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Address: Staromestské Namesti, Praha + Share


Powder Gate
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  The idea of the Powder Gate came into being in the 11th century, when the original gate was one of 13 entrances to Prague's Old Town. Labor on the present structure started during the era of King...

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Address: U Prašné brány, 110 00 Praha, Czech Republic + Share


12 Strahovský klášter
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  The idea for Strahovský klášter, or the Strahov Monastary in Prague, was conceived in the middle of the 13th century by two very important Czech Bishops, and Prince Vladislav...

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Address: Strahovské nádvorí 132/1, 118 00 Praha-Hradcany, Czech Republic + Share


13 Best Places
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Some of the best places to see in Prague are Archbishop’s Palace, the Black Tower, Castle Square, Dancing Horse, Holy cross Chapel...

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14 Bridges over the Vltava
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The illustrious Vltava River in Prague, Czech Republic, divides the city in half, creating two city-sections of equal proportion. There are 17 bridges that connect the East Side and the West Side of Prague. No two...

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Address: Rašínovo nábreží, 120 00 Praha 2, Czech Republic + Share


15 Stiassny's Jubilee Synagogue
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Also known as Prague's Jerusalem Synagogue, the Jubilee Synagogue was designed by famous architect Wilhelm Stiassny, and is a cornerstone in the history and culture of the Czech Republic. Having been built in 1906, this Art Nouveau...

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Address: Jeruzalémská 1310/7, 110 00 Praha, Czech Republic + Share


16 Jewish Town hall
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Built in the sixteenth century, is now the seat of the Council of Jewish Communities in Czech Republic. The main feature of this building is made up of a wooden tower placed on a clock with hands that run counterclockwise because they hark back to...

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Address: Maiselova 18, Praha + Share


17 Lennon Wall
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  The Lennon Wall was once a regular wall in Prague, Czech Republic. But since the 1980’s it has been inundated with John Lennon-inspired street art and lyrical excerpts from Beatles songs. This...

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Address: Velkoprevorské námestí 490/1, 11800 Praha-Malá Strana, Czech Republic + Share


Architecture, Arts and Music
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The 1.3 million-strong capital is among the most visited cities in central Europe and, understandably, the most popular Czech destination. Prague is a living textbook of different architectural styles, where Romanesque, Gothic, ...

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18 St. Nicholas Church
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St. Nicholas Church at Malostranske Namesti is the largest church founded by the Jesuits in the year 1703. This church is one of the best masterpieces of Christoph and Kilian Ignoz Dientzenhofer. The dome of the...

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Address: Malostranske nam. 1, Praha 1, Malá Strana + Share

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