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The Jewish Quarter (Josefov) and Old Jewish Cemetry

The Jewish Quarter (Josefov) is the Jewish Ghetto neighbourhood of Prague where is located between Old Town Square and Vltava River. Unfortunately, for a very long time, Jews only allowed to live a specific part of Prague. Around the 13th century, Jewish ordered to vacate their houses and settle in the area of Prague, Josefov; The Jewish Quarter. Over the years, Jews...

Prague Zoo: One of Best with Over 6000 Animals

Prague Zoo is one of the oldest zoos where is opened in 1931, also on the top 10 zoos around world list made by the TripAdvisor. Today, it has more than 5000 animals and over 650 species all around the world. More than 130 species of them are in the threatened species. Actually Prague Zoo is not just an ordinary zoo, it is also an important centre for to study...

Prague Municipal House: Home of Smetana Hall

Prague Municipal House (Obecni Dum) is an important cultural venue for the social events of the capital of Czech more than hundreds of year. Here is also the home of the Smetana Hall, a leading concert hall of the Prague. Prague Municipal House (Obecni Dum) was built between 1905-1911 and also one of the most extraordinary examples of art and crafting skills. Besides...

National Gallery Prague: Kinsky Palace

National Gallery Prague where is previously known as the National Gallery in Prague is the heart of Prague’s largest collection for arts.  Its history dated back to the 5 February 1876. A couple of nobles of the Czech society decided to “transfer” their nobility to the middle-class people of the country and they called this the “Enlightenment...

The Church of Our Lady before Tyn

The Church of Our Lady before Tyn

One of the most famous symbols of Prague is The Church of Our Lady before Tyn, a gothic styled church more than 600 years old. Along with the other important heritages of Prague like Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock, St. Nicholas Church and Prague National Gallery on the Old Town Square. Due to its location on one of the most popular spots in Prague, The Church...

Interior of St. Vitus Cathedral, Nave, Prague

St. Vitus Cathedral: The Largest Temple in Prague

St. Vitus Cathedral is the largest and most important temple in Prague with its long-standing history over the centuries. Until 1997, St. Vitus Cathedral is only dedicated to the Saint Vitus because of this it still knowns as the St. Vitus Cathedral among the people. Its original name for today is The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saints Vitus, Wenceslaus and Adalbert...

Astronomical Clock of Prague

Old Town Square and the Astronomical Clock of Prague

Old Town (Staré Mesto) of Prague is the historical centre of the city where you can find worldwide famous Old Town Square (Staromestské námestí) and Astronomical Clock. In addition to these two important places, there are many spots you should see around the Old Town (Staré Mesto)  during your time in Prague. You may find all the information you need to know about...

Klementinum at night

The Clementinum and The National Library of Prague

The Clementinum and the National Library is one of the most historical landmarks of Prague where holds more than 6 millions books. Also, in Czech its called Klementinum. Actually, The Clementinum (Klementinum) and the National Library is not just one building. It is a complex of multiple historical buildings. You should add this important heritage of Czech national...

Prague National Museum (Národní Muzeum)

Prague National Museum: Oldest Museum in Czech

Prague National Museum where is also knowns as the Národní Muzeum in the local language is the oldest and biggest museum in the entire Czech. This unique museum was founded in15 April 1818 by Kaspar Maria Sternberg who was the founder of modern palaeobotany. Today, the Prague National Museum (Národní Muzeum) holds and publicly exhibits more than 14 million items...

Wenceslas square

Wenceslas Square: Prague’s New Town (Nové Mesto)

Wenceslas Square is the centre of Prague’s new town (Nové Mesto) where is the home of the National Museum and a couple of other important heritages of the Czech nation. Actually Wenceslas Square is more like a boulevard rather than a square shape. Its around 750 meters long and covers around 45.000 square meters, more like a rectangle. It can be told without...