The capital of the Czech Republic has always performed an essential role in the history of the country and Europe. Prague is the political, economic and cultural center of the country. Therefore, president, government and parliament residences are located here. Also theaters, museums, galleries and exhibition halls, and historic buildings are a significant significant part of the city.
Even more since the middle Ages, Prague has been praised as one of the most wonderful cities of the world and has been credited adjectives such as ‘golden’, ‘hundred-spires’, or ‘the crown of the world’.
But what is it that makes this city so mesmerizing? For sure it’s its landscape and atmosphere. As a matter of fact Prague’s a wonderful city brimming over with bridges, cathedrals, church spires, castles and so much more giving it a stunning and picturesque portrait, which gets even more enhanced thanks to the greenery of the gardens, parks and islands.
Actually the Czech capital is a city of many nuances and each one of them has its own beauty. In fact it has a big historical center divided into five areas, expanding to both banks of the Vltava River, whose main pedestrian link is the Charles Bridge.
Then very valuable is Prague’s cultural attractions such as: the National Museum, the Municipal House, the National Gallery, the Jewish Museum and the list goes on.
You shouldn’t forget though that Prague is also a modern and vibrant city with a selection of music events, art, fine dining experiences and special events providing to the independent traveler’s desire for adventure.
As for the city center, it’s a blend of exquisite architecture: Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque to Neoclassical, Art Nouveau and Cubist. Plus, beyond the ancient roads of the Old Town and the Castle District, there is an entire other modern city to discover.
So Prague is literally a tiny World to discover little by little, because in every corner of the city there’s something new to see and new places to visit. Besides, in 1992 the historical core of the city was listed in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites, so its rich past has been acknowledged by many important organizations. Bear in mind that Prague is still a flourishing modern city with high-class hotels, wonderful collection of beautiful architecture, sites, shopping, excellent restaurants offering traditional Czech and international cuisine, trendy clubs and don’t forget about the people, they’re as charming as they come!