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City and Attractions

Attractions in Prague

Prague never lets you go… this dear little mother has sharp claws –Franz Kafka


Prague, city of hundred spires, is the heart of Europe. The capital of the Czech Republic is a city of more than one million people, spreading over almost 500 square kilometers. Prague enhanced its historically strong ties with other cities in Central Europe, and has gradually been gaining a continuously improving position within the continental structure of big cities.


Wenceslas Square in Prague is a vibrant area of hotels, apartments, restaurants and bars. There are also banks and local and international shops. It is the entertainment and nightlife center of Prague and the main shopping and commercial district begins here. Wenceslas Square is one of the two main squares in Prague, so is a popular place for visitors to stay (the Old Town Square is the other square, just 5 minutes walking away).


The Old Town Square is the oldest and most significant square in the historical center of Prague. Its history dates back to the 10th century, when it served as a marketplace at the crossroads of European trade routes. The square was near the former customs house, where the goods imported by foreign merchants were always cleared. The medieval astronomical clock adorns the southern wall of the Old Town City Hall in the Old Town Square. It announces every hour with 12 apostles passing by the window above the astronomical dial and with symbolic sculptures moving aside. That makes it a popular tourist attraction.


The Charles Bridge is a stone Gothic bridge that connects the Old Town and Lesser Town. It was actually called the Stone Bridge during its first several centuries. Its construction was commissioned by Czech king and Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV and began in 1357. It is said that egg yolks were mixed into the mortar to strengthen the construction of the bridge.


The nearest sight to the UEP is the Zizkov Television Tower. Unquestionably the main landmark of the Zizkov district, at 216 meters in height, it’s also the tallest building in the city. With a 360° view, Prague is laid out before your eyes from the viewing platform at 97 meters. One entire floor is dedicated to relaxation and above all to top quality gourmet experience.  

Prague is not only a city of historical monuments, but also a city for living, where culture is an integral part of things. It is not surprising to find that it has been a source of inspiration for famous Prague residents and personalities, such as Einstein, Kafka, Mozart, Beethoven and others.

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