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About Prague

About Prague

Prague is a sought-after destination for tourists from all around the world, and regularly ranks among the top ten most visited cities in Europe. Thanks to its rich history, going back to the 10th century, it contains sights in various architectural styles, from Romanesque rotundas to Gothic structures to unique Cubist buildings. The Urban Heritage Reserve, covering almost 9 km2, comprises a large number of treasured cultural heritage sites. The Hradčany castle compound including St. Vitus’ Cathedral is the largest of its kind in the world. Its skyline, viewed from the stone Charles Bridge or the historic Vltava river embankment, will be forever engraved in your memory.

Sights & Monuments

Prague Castle

World's larges castle complex with its dominant - St. Vitus cathedral. Seat of the President of the Czech Republic and one of the most visited sights in Prague.

Old Town Hall

Gothic building of the Old Town Hall with the famous astronomical clock.

Charles bridge

Stone bridge from the 14th century, decorated with a number of baroque sculptures and with a beautiful view of the Prague Castle panorama.

National museum

Beautiful neo-renaissance building of the National museum is a dominant of the Wenceslas square.

National theatre

Stone building of the National theatre from the 19th century with very rich history.

Rudolfinum

A multipurpose building from the 19th century, which also used to be seat of the Czechoslovak Assembly in the times of the "1st republic".

Strahov monastery

Premonstratensian monastery founded in 1140, one of the most significant architectonic monuments in the Czech Republic with a beautiful and very valuable library.

Karolinum

Oldest university college complex in the central Europe. Belongs to the oldest German-speaking university - Charles university in Prague.

Old wastewater treatment plant

Former wastewater treatment plant, today a National Technical Monument,  is a unique evidence of the history, architecture and wasterwater treatment techniques.

Vyšehrad

Historical fortification complex on a rock above the Vltava river, dating back to the 10th century.

ZOO Prague

Founded in 1931,  the biggest zoological garden in the country counts among the world's top ZOO's.

Municipal house

Beautiful representative building in the Art-déco style, just a few steps from the Grand Hotel Bohemia.