Czech Historical Sights

Hradcany

Category: Castle

Hradcany was built long after Old Town and Lesser Town, but it offers something no other district of Prague can. A major portion of Hradcany consists of Prague Castle, which according to the Internet Guinness Book of Records is the largest castle complex in the world.

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Rudolfinum in Prague

Category: Castle

For more than 100 years, the Rudolfinum has been a part of Prague’s Old Town and its waterfront. It is a leading example of Neo-Renaissance architecture of the late 19th century including a concert hall with excellent acoustics used for important concerts, such as the annual classical music festival Prague Spring.

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Wenceslas Square in Prague

Category: Castle

The city square in the center of Prague is a traditional venue for celebrations, demonstrations, and public gatherings. It was witness to many historic moments. It is also the second-largest square in the entire Czech Republic, and is a gathering place for Prague residents. When you say, “Let’s meet at the horse,” everyone knows that […]

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National Theater in Prague

Category: Castle

The National Theater is the main theater stage in the Czech Republic, and it is also a place that is closely related to the cultural history of the country. The theater was built thanks to the donations of many Czechs, to which the poorest villagers, as well as the Austrian-Hungarian Emperor contributed. The theater is […]

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Prague Castle at night

Category: Castle

Prague Castle at night

Prague Castle is the official residence and office of the President of the Czech Republic. Located in the Hradcany district of Prague and dating back to the ninth century, the castle has been a seat of power for kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman emperors, and presidents of Czechoslovakia. The Bohemian Crown Jewels are kept within […]

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