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1- The Prague Castle was founded around 880, from the 10th century onwards it was not only the seat of country’s ruler, first princes and later kings, but also of the highest representative of the Church, the bishop of Prague. Its walls conceal the crown jewels , the remains of Czech kings, priceless Christian relicts, precious arts of art and historic documents. You can find there e.g. the Spanish hall and the Rudolph Gallery, the Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Southern Gardens, the Royal Gardens, the Royal Summer Palace, the Old Royal Palace, the Basilica and Convent of St George, The Golden Lane, the Lobkovicz Palace, the Prague Castle Gallery etc.

2- Josefov- Jewish Town is the most preserved complex of Jewish historical monuments in the Europe from the 13th century. The Old Jewish Cemetery, the Synagogues and the Jewish Town Hall are all places that survived from the original Jewish Quarter.

3- The Charles Bridge is the oldest of Prague’s bridges and one of the most beautiful in the world. It is lined with 30 statues of the saints and the work of Baroque masters such as Braun and the Brokoff family among others. Prague is „The City of a Hundred Spires“- the most famous are The Old Town Bridge Tower, The Lesser Town Bridge Tower, The Old Town Hall, The Tower of the Church of St. Nicholas, The Powder Tower and the miniature copy of Eiffel Tower- The Petřín Tower in the Petřín Park- large and peaceful hillside park with many spectacular views overthe different areas of Prague.

4- The heart of the city is the Old Town and its central square with houses of Romanesque or Gothic origin, with fascinating house signs, the Old Town City Hall and the Temple of God´s Mother before Týn, the Baroque Church of Saint Nicholas and the Rococo Kinsky Palace. The Square has always been a busy focal point, and today offers visitors a tourist information centre, as well as a number of restaurants, cafés, shops and galleries. You can find here also the Old Town Astronomical Clock – every time the clock strikes the hour is the procession of the 12 Apostles.

5- The Lesser Town is rich in splendid Baroque palaces and old houses with attractive signs. The centre of the Lesser Town has always been Malostranské square, dominated by the Church of St. Nicholas. You must see the Nerudova Street- a picturesque narrow street leading up to Prague Castle.
In the New Town is located the Wenceslas Square- an important commercial centre. Hotels, restaurants, shops, clubs and cinemas occupy many of the buildings. The dominant features of the square are the Statue of St Wenceslas and the National Museum behind it.

6- Vyšehrad - inspite of many local legend, that Vysehrad was a first settlement, which later became Prague, was after archeological research indicated, that the first castle was built first in 10.century. First in 11th century, it became a palatial residence. In 1420 and later in 1448 was totally damaged by groups of Husites and further by George of Podebrad. Later on was abandoned, then rebuilt in Baroque Fortress. Advisable is to visit the Basilica of St Peter and St Paul , Brick gate in Empiric style, Romanesque rotunda of St. Martin ad finally famous Cemetery Vysehrad. There are burried many famous people who belong to the Czech history.

8- Petrin Observation Tower - is 60 metres high and it was built by architect Vratislav Pasovsky. It was opened 2 years later than Eifel Tower, in 1891 in the year of the Jubilee Exhibition. The autor was inspired by the Parisian "iron lady". It is 5 times smaller than original, it has double stairs, ones for going up and the others for going down. It has 299 stairs. From 1953 it used to function as a telecomunication tower for a tv broadcast, later in 90'th it was renovated and it will be admired by thousends of interested visitors.

9- Troja Palace - is located in Prague 7, next to the Zoo. It was built for Count Sternberg by architect Jean Baptista Mathey, who was inspired by Italian Villas. Fantastic interior took more than 20 years to complete. You can see here beautiful collection of 19 century art.The most remarcable are the frescoes from the Godyn, they show the story of the first Habsburg Emperor Rudolf I. It has changed many owners, Count Sternberg, Maria Theresia, or Prince von Windischgratz.

10- The National Theatre - it belongs to the most important Czech cultural institutions, with a rich artistic tradition. It was built by architect Josef Zítek and was opened for the first time on 11 of June 1881, by the occasion of oficial visit of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria. By final works, just after 11 permomances, has broke out a fire and the theater was extensively damaged. With solidarity of citizen of Prague, it was succeeded to collect within a 47 days a million Guldens and architect Josef Schulz has begun with the reconstruction and managed to merge three buildings by various architects to form an absolute unity of style. In 1883 was reopened with a perfomance of opera Libuse from Bedrich Smetana. The third reconstruction started in 1977 by architect Zdeněk Vávra and it extemded to 6 years of reconstruction. Nowadays this historic, extremely prestigious and beautiful building, together with the extension of a modern office building that also includes the main box office, represents the main stage of the three artistic ensembles of the National Theatre: the drama, opera and ballet.

7- Dancing House - belongs to the sights in Prague, which are not from the old times, but has changed the face of the city and are loved or hated by the citizens of Prague. It was designed by 2 architects, Vlado Milunić and Canadian Frank Gehry, and its realisation was suported by the first Czech president Vaclav Havel. It was finished and opened in 1996. The house has resemblence with two dancing figures, it is known also as a "Fred and Ginger House". There is nice French restaurant on the roof, with a perfect view of the city.

In Addition:
Prague has the best functioning public transport system in Central Europe. The spine of the system is the Subway network, to which is linked a network of bus and tram lines. Prague’s Ruzyně International Airport is located on the north-west edge of Prague, approx.15 km from the town center.
You might of already heard of our Welcome hostels (Welcome hostel Praguecenter, Welcome hostel Dejvice, Welcome hostel Orlik, Welcome hostel Hlavkova and the Welcome hostel Strahov) some of the biggest hostels in Prague reaching a full capacity of 1000 beds in the summer months. Most of our hostels are student dorms during term time which means the capacity shrinks down to 100 beds during the rest of the year with an additional 100 beds over Christmas and New Year, when Prague looks most beautiful in the snow and the party to celebrate the new year begins......
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