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Castle
“Prague Castle was most likely founded in around 880 by Prince Bořivoj of the Premyslid Dynasty (Přemyslovci). According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Prague Castle is the largest coherent castle complex in the world, with an area of almost 70,000 m². A UNESCO World Heritage site, it consists of a large-scale composition of palaces and ecclesiastical buildings of various architectural styles, from the remains of Romanesque-style buildings from the 10th century through Gothic modifications of the 14th century. The famous Slovenian architect Josip Plečnik was responsible for extensive renovations in the time of the First Republic (1918-1938). ”
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Bridge
“The most famous bridge in Czech Republic with very rich history. Some tourist attractions are located on the bridge during your walking (e. g. picture painting of your face). In the morning is the best time you can visit :) Breathtaking view to Prague´s castle as well.”
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Monument / Landmark
“The Astronomical Clock, built in to one side of the Old Town Hall Tower, dates from the 15th century. To fully appreciate the clock's intricate construction, join the crowd in front of the tower to watch the procession of the Twelve Apostles: on the hour, every hour, a small trap door opens and Christ marches out ahead of his disciples, while the skeleton of death tolls the bell to a defiant statue of a Turk. ”
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Plaza
“The Old Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí) is one of two main squares in Prague (Wenceslas Square is the other, just 5 minutes walk away).”
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Museum
“Loved by Czech nationals, admired by foreign visitors, and deeply linked to modern Czech history, the building became considered over time as part of the National Museum Institution itself. The historical building underwent a major reconstruction and was re-opened on 28 October 2018 — the day of he 100th anniversary of the Czechoslovak Republ”
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Historic Site
“Powder Tower is a late Gothic building on the border of Na Příkopě Street and Republic Square next to the Municipal House opposite the U Hybernů House. It is one of the symbols of Prague. Celetná Street begins at the gate, which forms the first part of the Royal Route leading from here to Prague Castle.”
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Church
“the St Vitus cathedral is one of the attractions located in the castle grounds. It is visible from all around the city of Prague. Although the cathedral looks many hundreds of years old, it was in fact completed in 1929. Many treasures await visitors including the tomb of St John of Nepomunk, the splendid Chapel of St Wenceslas and the magnificent art nouveau stained glass.”
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Street Art
“Once a normal wall, since the 1980s it has been filled with John Lennon-inspired graffiti and pieces of lyrics from Beatles' songs. Located in a small and secluded square across from the French Embassy, the wall received its first such decoration following the 1980 assassination of John Lennon when an unknown artist painted a single image of the singer-songwriter and some lyrics.”
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Plaza
“The square features buildings belonging to various architectural styles, including the Gothic Church of Our Lady before Týn, which has been the main church of this part of the city since the 14th century. Its characteristic towers are 80 m high. The Baroque St. Nicholas Church is another church located in the square. Prague Orloj is a medieval astronomical clock mounted on the Old Town Hall. The clock was first installed in 1410, making it the third-oldest astronomical clock in the world and the oldest one still in operation. The tower of the Old Town Hall is open to the public and offers panoramic views of the Old Town. An art museum of the Czech National Gallery is located in the Kinský ”
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Plaza
“I think The Old Town of Prague is really historical, original and amazing place on the earth.”
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Bridge
“Charles Bridge (Karlův most) is a 14th century stone bridge linking the two sides of Prague. This magnificent structure, one of the city's finest attractions, is the main pedestrian route connecting the Old Town with the Lesser Town / Prague Castle. ”
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Garden
“Beautiful garden in Italian style. The most interesting Baroque sight in Prague”
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Historic Site
“ is a street situated at the Prague Castle, Czech Republic. Its name is connected with 16th century alchemists, who had to look there, according to legends, for a reaction to produce gold. Golden Lane consist of tiny colored houses. Visiting hours Apr-Oct 9:00-6:00 p.m. Nov-Mar9:00-4:00 p.m. Admission: Golden Lane is part of the large and small sightseeing tour of Big Circle: 350 CZK Short tour: 250th-CZK separately can visit Golden Lane. After closing time access is free, but exhibition is closed. ”
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Art Gallery
“You can find here many Czech art, paintings of famous painters, such as Alfonz Mucha, Frantisek Kupka (the most expensive Czech painter), Josef Lada (author of famous Good soldier Švejk) + art of Gustav Klimt, as well as international names, such as Picasso, Monet, Renoir, Van Gogh. Entry to the gallery is 12 euro (if you are student up to 26 years old, you don´t pay entry) and it´s valid to 7 different galleries in the city for one week.”
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Bridge
“The 2nd most popular place to visit in Prague...the bridge is one of the classic images of Prague and you simply have to visit! Its only a 10 minute walk approx and offers stunning views of the river and the Prague Castle above.”
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Monument / Landmark
“Part of the Prague castle gardend with beautiful view to the river and and almost all bridges. The big beer garden is a bonus :-)”
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