Prague Castle is a complex located on the top of a hill on the left side of river Vltava. It is an amazing structure worth admiring and what makes it so unique is that the complex is built in different architecture styles. On the inside of Prague castle there are many interesting things to see and among them the impressive St. Vitus Cathedral. The cathedral is built in 14th century and it is decorated with fascinating gargoyles that make this imposing cathedral even more breath-taking. You can climb up the tower of the cathedral from where you will have a beautiful look at the cityscape.
Charles Bridge is the oldest bridge in the city of Prague, but not the first that was built. The first bridge was built in 12th century but a great flood in the 14th century ruined it and then Charles bridge was constructed. It is interesting that king Charles IV put the cornerstone on July 9th 1357 at exactly 5h 31m – when you put the numbers together you get an asymmetrical series of numbers. This magnificent bridge is decorated with 30 religious statues and it is one of the main symbols of Prague.
Old Town Square is one of the most visited places in Prague and a square where you can see lots of interesting attractions in one place. This square was built in 12th century and it is one of the most significant and oldest squares in the history of Prague. Here you can see the City Hall with the famous Astronomical Clock, Tyn Church, Jan Hus Memorial and many more.
Dancing House is an office building constructed in 1997 and at the time it represented one of the most controversial buildings in Prague, especially since it differed from other edifices in the city built in gothic, baroque and art nouveau style. The Dancing House got its nickname because it reminds of a dancing couple. On the top floor of the building is a French restaurant with a beautiful view at the city.
Wallenstein Palace and Gardens are luxurious, fascinating site that you could admire for hours. It is an ideal place for those who love history, but also for those who love nature. Both palace and the gardens were built during the 17th century. The imperial commander Wallentstein was a very insatiable man and wanted to build a palace that would surpass the Prague Castle with its greatness. The gardens are properly maintained with a lake, statues, fountains, hedges, flowers and much more.
Every step you take will lead you to numerous beautiful places Prague treasures – make sure you visit as much as you can, but don’t miss these wonderful places.