The well-kept old town, also as Old town square known
The old town of Prague is the perfect starting point for a sightseeing tour of the city, you are from but from there quickly with many attractions. Either you go on your own, or join a professional tour of Prague.
The historic town hall, the Týn church, the Hussite Church St. Niklas in old town, Palais Kinský, the House "to the stone Bell" and other worth seeing buildings surrounding the square.
The square in the old town is a 9000 QM huge and offers lots of variety: You can discover a delicious local dish in many restaurants and a cool beer in one of the many Pubs and bars taste of the town.
The Prague Castle Castle
On the Castle Hill is the impressive Castle of Prague Castle, the President of the Czech Republic, it serves as residence.
But not only the castle itself is worth a visit, but also some other attractions within the castle walls. The largest Cathedral of in the Czech Republic, the St. Vitus Cathedral about, right next door is the obelisk as a memorial to the victims of the first world war. A little further on is Golden streets, in the earlier alchemists have tried, to produce artificial gold.
The astronomical clock of the historic town hall
At the South side of the old town hall draw thousands of tourists from all over the world on the hour your phone, Camera or I-rgendwas. Already in the middle ages to the Wonders of the world related clock strikes like a bomb!
12 IMP appear in turn and be booming the entry in a new hour, unique in the world, This creates no other machine of unit of time.
The dancing House is one of the city's modern landmarks
Curved Movements one Dancer in one Real estate are rather more rare, and even in this beauty – is found only in the world city of Prague! 1996 the wavy on the Vltava River was built and has only 20 Years under the belt. Who other than the architect Frank O. Gehry, the already similar to curved buildings created, may the spiritual father of this House be. The House next to it was by Vaclav Havel 1900 built. His eponymous grandson was yes a time President in the Czech Republic.
The Charles Bridge offers great views of pedestrians
It is one of the oldest stone bridges in Europe: The Charles Bridge about the Moldova. It is bordered by two towers only for pedestrians Open, heavily frequented almost around the clock, and an absolute must for any visitor to Prague. The stone bridge connects the Old town with the district Malá strana. It received its current name only in 1870, is a landmark of the city and is one of the national cultural monuments. About the 516 The Royal route of the Bohemian Kings led meters long and 10 meters wide overpass.
The Petrin Tower
The Look-out Tower Petrin It is located on the 318 Meters high Petrin Hill in the District of Mala Strana . The 63,5 Meter high tower was on the occasion of the exhibition at 20. August 1891 opened as a smaller replica of the Parisian Eiffel Tower and comprehensive views of Prague and the surrounding.
Start of construction was 16. March 1891. 1953 installed a television antenna on the Tower. 1991 the tower could be opened to the public again after several years of renovation and will no longer use for radio purposes.
The Prague metro
The Prague metro certainly has some of the most deeply U railroad lines in Europe. The also first struck us, When we misery long escalators to the Stations in the Centre down went. Since you're yelling above “Hadidi”, but under the sounds none, so long are. The Prague metro is a "free system", where are located at the entrances to the Metro no locks or similar bodies.
A can be found in many of the older stations of the line architectural elements from the 1970He Years. Held in different colours, slightly convex or concave, convex or flat glass- and aluminum tiles.
Sanctuary of Loreto
The as Loreto-Loreto designated places of pilgrimage has always been among the most visited in the Catholic World. After the victory of the Habsburgs at the battle of white mountain, 1621, led a comprehensive re Christianization process establishing Loreto pilgrimage in Bohemia. It appeared at the time as a suitable means, to regain the interest of the Czech population in the Catholic religion. In Prague there is a windowless House, a replica of the in the Italian town of Loreto in the province of Ancona currently Casa santa is.
John Lennon wall
The John Lennon wall is a colorful wall full of street art graffiti. It is located opposite the French Embassy, close to the Charles Bridge. Although Lennon was never in Prague, This wall was named after the English artist and songwriter. At that time, the modern music of the Western world in the Communist Czech Republic was prohibited.
After John Lennon 1980 was shot, someone painted as Lennon's portrait on the wall in the Centre of Prague with some quotes of his songs one night GIve peace a chance. This music and her public citations were highly subversive and directed against the State. The quotes and doodle on the wall grew more and more, and were supplemented with local issues.
The Prague National Theatre provides Opera, Dramas and Ballet
The Jewish cemetery in the district Josefov