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|Prague Caste - Prazsky
Symbol of the city and a must-see
for every tourist, the Castle (Prazsky Hrad) rises on
top of a hill on the left bank of the Moldavia River
. The majestic fort -remodelled by Maria Theresa of
Austria at the end of the 1700s, is practically a city
within a city. Sub divided in three courtyards, the
Castle is formed by numerous buildings, among which
stand out the Royal Palace , residence of the royalty
of the city, and the majestic Saint Vito's Cathedral
that houses the rests of the governors of the city.
At the Royal Residence, currently the home of the President
of the Republic, it is worth visiting the huge Vladisao
Room that was a hall where the cavalry's trophies were
exhibited. Inside the gothic Cathedral from the fourteenth
century you should see the chorus stage and the chapel
of Saint Venceslao. The suggestive promenade of the
Golden Alley -a gracious sequence of little houses that
leads to the castle, has always been the favourite meeting
point for artists, and once upon a time, of alchemists.
The numerous museums of Prague are the most prestigious
of the country and feature a rich national and international
|Charles Bridge - Karluv
symbol of Prague is the Charles Bridge
built by Emperor Charles in the XIV century. There are
about thirty statues along the 516 meter long bridge.
At both ends there are two beautiful towers. A place
for artists and merchants, the Charles Bridge is always
crowded with tourists. At the historic quarter of Mala
Strana, which looks baroque, but which is a lot older
than how it looks, you should dedicate some time to
the Saint Nicholas Church (Chram sv Mikulase).
The numerous museums of Prague
are the most prestigious of the country and feature
a rich national and international artistic patrimony.
Here we highlight a few:
It is the largest of the country and it is located at
the Venceslao Square . Inside, there are collections
of mineralogy, zoology and palaeontology. The museum
is located at the Lobkovic building.
Located in the exhibition chambers of the Sternberg
and Veletrzni Buildings and in the convent of Saint
Georges and Saint Agnes of Bohemia , this collection
features precious national and European works of art.
Museum of Decorative Art
Thousands of objects -furniture, tapestry, crystal ware,
porcelain and more- make up the collection of this museum
that exhibits five centuries of Czech and Central European.
Prague's art Gallery
This important complex features a permanent collection
of Czech Art from the 1800's.
This museum features works of art in wood and paper
of the 1800s that portray a beautiful baroque Prague.
From the oldest to the most advanced puppets, this museum
features pieces from the entire world.