Prague Sights

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Gates and Fortresses

In Prague you will find dozens of historic gates adorning aristocratic residences. Some of them are also part of the historic city walls and fortifications that have been preserved...

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Theatres

Theatres

Prague offers an impressive number of theaters and theater stages. Among the most famous from the historical and cultural point of view is surely the National Theatre, whose magnigicent building can’t be overlooked...

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Buildings

Buildings

Prague is a great textbook of historical styles in one place. Illustratrative of varied artistic development are all the historic buildings that have been preserved since the Middle Ages...

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Galleries and Exhibitions

Galleries and Exhibitions

In Prague we would certainly count dozens of galleries and exhibition halls. The exhibitions go through the centuries as well as art movements and styles. In Prague there is art for the lovers of old masters as well as for those fond of modern art movements...

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Castles

Castles

Prague's history is closely interwoven with the history of the castles, which are located on its territory. We will introduce in particular the most famous of them, the Prague Castle, but we will also explore further, for example, the legendary Vyšehrad fortress...

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Observatories and Planetariums

Observatories and Planetariums

An interesting place to visit can be one of Prague's planetarium or observatory. They offer not only  tours for schools, but also interactive exhibitions and projections that engage the general public...

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Monasteries

Monasteries

Monasteries played a major role not only in the Middle Ages, when they enjoyed great attention and respect, but also in modern times when they were turned into libraries to retain valuable collections...

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Concert Halls

Concert Halls

To music lovers Prague offers countless concert halls and other music scenes. One of the most famous is certainly the Rudolfinum, in which the famous Prague Spring festival traditionally takes place...

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Churches and Chapels

Churches and Chapels

Probably the most visited sights in Prague are the churches, cathedrals and chapels. They have been preserved in various artistic styles, from Romanesque to contemporary styles...

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Mills

Mills

Although at first glance they aren‘t always easily recognizable, in Prague there still can be found preserved mills, which played a significant economic role in the Middle Ages and Early Modern time...

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Bridges

Bridges

Bridges arching the Vltava River in Prague not only serve as an important transport function, but also have the most interesting history and great artistic value. The most famous of them is the Charles Bridge...

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Museums

Museums

Museums in Prague offer a wide variety of different collections and exhibitions. You can visit the exhibitions from natural sciences through humanities and technical disciplines to exhibitions of curiosities and other intriguing exhibitions...

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Embankments

Embankments

Prague's Vltava River embankments are lined up on bot sides. You can find there important buildings, beautiful promenades, as well as docks for cruise boats, farmers markets, and many other attractions...

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Squares

Squares

Significant Prague squares originated spontaneously growing within the city as well as due to careful urban planning. Names of the oldest squares often speak of their original use...

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Other

Other

Long historical development of settlement of Prague left behind many interesting monuments of various kinds. Not all of them are easily pigeonholed, as you can find out here...

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Ostrovy

Ostrovy

Na Vltavě v Praze se nachází celá řada ostrovů. Některé z nich vznikly přirozeným naplavováním, ale některé byly vytvořeny za pomoci člověka. Dnes se liší nejen svou velikostí, ale i svým využitím.

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Palaces

Paláce

Prague’s palaces represent the real architectural gems that adorn the city. Inside these aristocratic residences today you will find not only beautiful interiors, but often interesting exhibitions and collections...

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Parks and Gardens

Parks and Gardens

Prague citizens find green oasis of space for relaxation and activities in Prague’s parks and gardens that are carefully maintained and restored. One of the biggest parks is in Charles Square...

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Pilgrimage Sites and Stations of the Cross

Pilgrimage Sites and Stations of the Cross

In Prague you can find several prominent places of pilgrimage, which became the destination for many pilgrims from all over the world. These include the Church of Virgin Mary with Infant Jesus of Prague...

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Technical Monuments

Technical Monuments

Noteworthy in Prague is also a wide range of different technical monuments. We can admire some of them as historical exhibits, others still perform their function, for example, the lock chambers on the Vltava River...

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Estates

Estates

Prague‘s estates, representing farmyards or summer houses, were formerly part of the suburbs of the city, but became gradually absorbed by it. From more than 300 housing estates there have been preserved only a few dozen...

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Towers and Lookouts

Towers and Lookouts

Prague is often referred to as the "city of hundred spires". Just take a look around the city from one of the towers or lookouts and this nickname will appear as more than justified...

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Villas

Villas

Prague villas are small gems of architecture sprinkled throughout the city. Their history is often associated with significant personalities, who inhabited  them, some later became the seats of embassies...

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Castles and Summer Houses

Castles and Summer Houses

In Prague you can find over three dozen palaces and follies that have served either as residences of the nobility or place of relaxation and entertainment. These beautiful buildings today have a different purpose...

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Zoological and Botanical Gardens

Zoological and Botanical Gardens

The capital city boasts not only a beautiful modern zoological garden, but also two major botanical gardens. There, you can see the flora and fauna of different continents...

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Jewish Monuments

Jewish Monuments

Over the centuries of its existence Prague Jewish community left  a number of important landmarks. We can admire synagogues, Jewish cemeteries, town halls and many more...

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