Prag - Prague

City Views Prague, Czech Republic 2009

Prague is the capital and most populous city of the Czech Republic with over 1.2 million inhabitants.

The historical center of Prague is recognized by UNESCO as one of the 12 World Heritage Sites of the Czech Republic. The “Golden City” today shows a closed cityscape characterized by Gothic and Baroque. Sights include the Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge, the Medieval Town Hall Clock, the Old Jewish Cemetery or the oldest active synagogue in the world.

The main areas with the sights of Prague are separated by the river Vltava. On the left bank are the Prague Castle and the Lesser Town. On the right bank is the Old Town, the Jewish Quarter and the New Town. The beautiful Charles Bridge spans the Vltava River and connects the Old Town with the Lesser Town.

 

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