Prague (Praha) is a city set amid Romanesque and Gothic spires and towers also all sorts of baroque architecture. This city of a hundred spires is widespread with its history and culture. Countless have fallen in love with this city of fairy tales and made it their next home. Prague has plenty of hidden gems for the tourists to know midst its several winding streets, squares and alleys.
Located in the north-west of the country, on the Vltava River, Prague city is the capital and the largest city of the Czech Republic. This enchanted city of cathedrals, bridges, gold-tipped towers and church spires is also the 14th largest city in the European Union of Nations. Prague is home to about 1.3 million people, but its larger urban zone has approximately 2 million population. Since the times of Middle Ages Prague has valued its reputation as one of the most beautiful cities in the World and as the cultural, economic and political focal point of central Europe.
The main river is the Vltava River, which flows through the Prague city at 31 kms with the maximum width being 330 mts. There are countless islands on the banks of Vltava River such as the pleasant Kampa Island, the Slav Island near the National Theatre, or Children Island. These islands serve not only as a perfect get-a-way from the commotion of the city centre but are also mostly the sites of many cultural events.
The people in Prague are welcoming and very hospitable and will assist you for getting around in Prague and to make your holiday enjoyable. It's a city full of wonders and one that the most adventurous travellers will appreciate.
- Old Town Square
- St. Vitus Cathedral
- Charles Bridge
- Prague Castle
- Old Town Hall with Astronomical Clock
- St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral
- Prague Zoo
- The Vrtba Garden
- Lobkowicz Palace
- Wallenstein Palace Gardens
- Basilica of St Peter and St Paul