Prague, a cultural capital

14 10 2010

Prague is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, especially because is one ancient  Paleolithic Age.

 Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. Situated on the Vltava river in central Bohemia, it is home to about 1.2 million people. ( derived from jobs statistics, however, that an extra 300,000 work there without having registered as residents.)

Around 200 BC, the Celts had settled in the south, called Zavist, but later they were expelled by Germans. The Slavs conquered the site from the 4th century AD onwards, through the period subdued by the Mongolian Avars. Prague is a popular tourist destination. There are lots of old buildings, many with beautiful murals on them. It has one of the world’s most pristine and varied collections of architecture, from Art Nouveau to Baroque, Renaissance, Cubist, Gothic, Neo Classical and ultra-modern

Some of its many tourist attractions are: Old Town (Stare Mesto) Lesser Quarter (Mala Strana) Prague Castle (the largest castle in the world) with its St. Vitus Cathedral, Charles Bridge, Lennon Wall, Old Town Square and the Astronomical Clock, Josefov (the old Jewish quarter), Wenceslas Square, National Museum

Prague is a traditional cultural centre of Europe, hosting many cultural events.


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