5 objectives that we must not miss them in Prague
The 5 objectives that we must not miss them in Prague:
Stare Mesto, Old Town – located between Wenceslas Square and Charles Bridge, is the most frequented tourist spot in Prague. Narrow alleys strain through Baroque and Gothic buildings, and Tyn Cathedral (1256) and St. Nicholas Church (XIII century). In market Stare Mesto is the famous Astronomical Clock (Orloj) made in 1410 by master Mikuláš of Kadaň and professor Jan Šindel, and old town hall tower offers a panoramic view of the entire place.
Pražský Castle, Prague Castle – was the legendary founder of the city and to all dukes, kings and emperors of Bohemia. Currently serves as a museum and presidency. The cornerstone was laid somewhere in 870. From the complex of buildings that make up the castle also includes Basilica of St. George, St. Vitus Cathedral, four palaces (the old royal palace – Stary Kráľovský, Summer Palace – Letohrádek královny Anny, and new royal palace, palace Lobkovický – Nový Kráľovský), numerous mansions , lecture halls and buildings and eight gardens. The Castle that inspired Kafka is situated, as in the novel, on a lofty hill, from which you have a grand panoramic view of Prague.
Malá Strana or Kleinsee Prager, Small town – one of the oldest places in the Czech capital, the German minority built the district during the twelfth century. Here is found the most impressive Baroque building in Prague, Albrecht von Wallenstein Palace (1583 – 1634), general of the army of Emperor Ferdinand II, the church St. Nish on dom whose famous painting found apotheosis of St. Nicholas, Petrin Tower or the Statue of Child Christ built in the fifteenth century in the cathedral Kostel Panny Marie Vítězné.
Karlův most, Charles Bridge – the most picturesque bridge over the Vltava, built by Emperor Charles IV in 1357 and finished in the early fifteenth century. The bridge has a length of 516 meters and a width of 10 m. It is protected by three towers, two located on the shores of Malá Strana, the other on the shore of the Stare Mesto.
Nové Město, New Town – is the newest of five historical settlements autonomous (from the Middle Ages until 1784) that forms today the center of Prague, founded in 1348 by Charles IV. The most famous New Town location is Václavské náměstí, Wenceslas Square. Other attractions in Nové Mesto are Dvořák Museum, National Theatre, Charles Square and the two medieval monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary.