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Golden Prague, Magical Prague, Hundred - towered Prague - these are just some of the names linked to a place that is often considered the very heart of Europe, situated on the Vltava River.

Architecturally it is a revelation: few other cities anywhere in Europe look so good - Hardly surprising, then, that ninety percent of Western visitors spend all their time in and around the capital and that Praguers exude an air of confidence about their city.

Capital City of the Czech Republic

In the Czech RepublicPrague has the largest number of tourist attractions ranging from medieval buildings, museums of European standard, up to dozens of annual cultural and social events.

The Old Town Square (Staromestske namesti) dates back to the 12th century and is one of the best-known of Prague Squares, and boasts several of the capital`s major landmarks - The Town Hall with the Famous Astronomical clock, the Gothic Cathedral of Our Lady before Tyn, the unique Baroque Church of St.Nicholas, the Rococo Kinsky Palace and Gothic House at the stone Bell. In 1992 the historical core of the Prague was listed in the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage Register.

The Vltava River.

The Vltava River flows from the Southern border of the Czech Republic through Prague to the Northern border. The river runs through many of the country's small historical towns and is dammed at a number of points. Sailing, canoeing, picnics and swimming are very popular during the summer and fishermen can be seen almost all times of the year on both the banks and in boats. Water views always hold a special magic for visitors and this is no exception in Prague .

Wenceslas Square.

Wenceslas Square is now the main street of Prague 's commercial district. It is also of major historical interest, over 600 years old has been a regular parade ground for every kind of person, association, political party or army and today the street and square is a hive of activity with tourist shops, restaurants, casinos, hotels and countless shops.

The Lesser Town.

The Lesser Town was founded in 1257 on the slopes bellow the Prague castle and it is the part of Prague least affected by recent history. The Lesser Town comprises a number of streets and popular areas: a) Nerudova Street, Lesser Town Square, St Nicholas Church, Wallenstein Palace, Church of St Thomas, Vrtba Gardens and more.

Prague Old Town.

Prague Old Town found in literature as far back as 1091, it is the oldest of the towns of Prague Its name dates back to the 14th century when the New Town was founded. The centre of the Old Town has always been the Old Town Square dominated by the Church of Our Lady of Týn and the Town Hall. There many areas of interest; Powder Gate, Municipal House, Celetná Street, Church of St James , Bethlehem Chapel and more ....

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