Watch the clock
…here come the apostles !
The oldest square in Prague, Staroměstké
náměstí, or the Old Town Square,
originally formed as a marketplace on
the crossroads of European trade routes.
One of the square‘s dominant features is
the Gothic Old Town Hall with its famous
Astronomical Clock (Orloj); its main
attraction is the moving procession of the
twelve apostles.
You can admire Prague from the
Old Town
Hall
every day until 10:00 pm.
Don‘t miss it
: the ‘Walk of the 12 Apostles’
appears in the windows of the Orloj every
hour on the hour throughout the day.
A magical atmosphere that you won‘t find elsewhere
Prague is rightly considered to be one of the most beautiful
cities in the world and proudly bears the nickname ‘Mother
of Cities’. The historical centre boasts a rich plethora of
architectural styles from Gothic to Art Nouveau up to
modern. Whether it is knowledge or fun you seek, you
will find yourself easily succumbing to its unparalleled and
captivating atmosphere.
PRAGUE
Changing of the guards at Prague Castle
Did you know…
Prague Castle
is the largest castle complex in the
world? Come see for yourself why its magnificent
panorama etches itself into the memory of perhaps
every person who visits our capital.
TIPS
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF FRANZ
KAFKA
The writer Franz Kafka lived at
house No. 22 on Golden Lane at
Prague Castle from 1916 to 1917.
Discover the world of Prague native
Franz Kafka
, and visit his
museum
in
Malá Strana
(Lesser Town)
Do not miss a romantic stroll
across Charles Bridge
.
The
Charles Bridge
is one of the
most unforgettable structures in
Prague, and is the second oldest
preserved bridge in the country. It
is not just the bridge‘s own special
magic that attracts so many
visitors – the view of Prague from
here is simply one of a kind!
Feast your eyes ! This is the most beautiful view onto
Prague
One of the dominant features of Prague is
Vyšehrad
, a place with a rich history
supported by numerous legends from the beginnings of Czech history. Today, the
silhouettes of the two steeples of the church of St. Peter and Paul rise from the rocks
above the river. Come feast your eyes on an unsurpassed view onto Prague! Vyšehrad
provides a quiet place to rest in its local parks, so you definitely won’t be disappointed.
Prague
Castle
Vyšehrad
Staroměstské nám.
(OldTownSquare)
STARÉ MĚSTO
(OldTown)
MALÁ STRANA
(LesserTown)
Charles Bridge
Jewish Quarter
Vltava
Vltava
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Visit the most mysterious spot in Prague
Prague‘s
Jewish Quarter
, also known as Josefov, is one of the most valuable Jewish
monuments in theworld.The quietmelancholy atmosphere of theOld JewishCemetery
leaves a unique impression. In the Pinkas Synagogue, also a monument to the victims
of the Holocaust, the walls bear the names of Czech Jews who perished during the
Second World War. Make sure your visit to this unforgettable quarter includes the Old
New Synagogue; this is the oldest surviving synagogue in Central Europe and today
serves as a prayer room.
Prague bridges
Prague Castle and Charles Bridge
Astronomical Clock (Orloj)
Charles Bridge
Golden Lane
The
historic centre of Prague
has been
inscribed on the
UNESCOWorld
Heritage List
.
You can get to
Prague Castle
from
the city centre by
tramNo. 22
.
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