Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic and is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. What are the best places in Praque for which millions of tourists visit Prague each year?
The most visited place is definitely Prague Castle, seat of the President of the Czech Republic. The Prague Castle is a complex of buildings and a courtyard. You should certainly not forget the Old Royal Palace, the Basilica of Sts. Jiří, the Golden Lane or perhaps the Rosenberg Palace. However, the real dominant of Prague Castle is the Cathedral of St. Vitus. Her founder Charles IV. had the Czech crown jewels made, which are still preserved here and on some occasions also made available to the public. Charles IV. is the founder of most of the best things to see in Prague, as the most frequented place is Charles Bridge. This bridge is the oldest bridge in Prague, decorated with thirty sculptures and connects Lesser Town with Old Town. Old Town is full of sightseeing. There is Old Town Square with the Old Town Hall. The Prague Astronomical Clock, a medieval astronomical clock, is located in the tower of the Old Town Hall. Twelve apostles appear there every hour. The entire historical center of Prague was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Lesser Town definitely belongs to the list of places to see in Prague. This individual neighborhood in Prague’s Lower Castle Čoffers many remarkable buildings and interesting places. One of them is the Church of St. Nicholas, which hosts concerts of Baroque music. On the Vltava river lies the Kampa island, separated from Lesser Town by the Certovka meadow. The Lesser Town thus acts as an oasis in the middle of a busy city.
There are many places to see in Praque. The place where you can see almost all of Prague’s attractions at once is Petřín lookout tower. The overlook tower, which is over 65 meters high, provides good views of the Krkonoše Mountains in good weather as well.
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