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Prague is a marvel of architecture and culture. Called the "City of a Hundred Spires" and "Mother of All Cities", Prague has so much to offer. It is one of the continent's premier destinations, combining glorious architecture, lively beer gardens, medieval lanes, riverside parks, interesting museums, a thrilling history and a cosmopolitan vibe that sweeps you off your feet. No matter how long you stay, you will always wish it was longer.

Charles Bridge is a stone Gothic bridge that connects the Old Town and Lesser Town. It spans the Vltava river and is adorned with many statues of Jesus and the saints. It is the most famous historical bridge in Prague.

Prague Castle is the official residence and office of the President of the Czech Republic. It is the largest ancient castle in the world. You can admire there the famous Golden Lane, St. Vitus Cathedral, changing of the guard, castle gardens and many more.

Old Town Square is the most significant square of historical Prague which has been witness to many historical events. It is dominated by the Old Town Hall, the Church of Our Lady before Týn, the Baroque Church of St Nicholas, and the monument to Jan Hus.

Old Jewish Cemetery is one of the most important Jewish historical monuments in Prague. Between the persons buried here is the great religious teacher Rabbi Judah Loew ben Bezalel, known as Rabbi Löw (d. 1609), with whom is associated the legend of the artificial creature – the golem.

Vyšehrad is a historic fort located on a rocky hill over the Vltava River offering stunning views of the city. Vyšehrad also hides architectural treasures such as the Romanesque Rotunda of St Martin, the neo-Gothic Church of Sts Peter and Paul, the national cemetery Slavín, and the underground casements.

Besides historical sights, Prague can also offer excellent social activities with unforgettable Czech cuisine and beer. In this "Capital of beer" you should not forget to visit some typical pubs or breweries.

More information about Prague might be found at http://www.czechtourism.com/a/prague/.




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