History

History

The Prague Castle in Czech republic

The Prague Castle in Czech republic

Prague Castle is the Czech most significant and simultaneously one of the most important cultural institutions. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Prague Castle is the biggest coherent castle complex on the world. It covers an...
Czech Film Director Milos Forman Turns 85

Czech Film Director Milos Forman Turns 85

Jan Tomáš Forman who is known as Milos Forman (Miloš Forman) turns 85. He is admirable Czech film director, screenwriter, actor, or professor living in Czechoslovakia till 1968. Since the Soviet invasion he is living in the USA. Milos Forman:...
Charles IV – Czech King and Holy Roman Emperor

Charles IV – Czech King and Holy Roman Emperor (1316-1378)

Charles IV was the eldest son of King John of Bohemia who died at the Battle of Crécy in 1346. After the death of Wenceslas III who was the last king of the Přemyslid dynasty, Jindřich Korutanský was elected...
Sir Nicholas Winton – a real hero in WW2

Sir Nicholas Winton – a real hero in WW2

A modest man, a former stockbroker, Nicholas Winton saved lives of hundreds Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Prague. He was able to rescue more than 650 refugee children from their death in different concentration camps.  This is the way how...
Czech religion and atheism in Prague and Czech republic

Czech religion and atheism in Prague and Czech republic

Christianity as Czech Religion has been the largest religion in the Czech Republic until the 19th century. The Czech people converted to Christianity from Slavic paganism in medieval times. Saint Cyril and Methodius were baptised by Bořivoj I., Duke...
Historical library of Strahov Monastery in Prague

Visit Historical library of Strahov Monastery in Prague

When you visit Prague there are a lot of places of interest, however, some of them are not as famous and world-known as the others. To the most attractive sights we can count library of Strahov Monastery Prague that...
History of Old Town Square Prague

History of Old Town Square Prague

The Old Town Square Prague is often considered as the most beautiful square in Europe. Tourists come to this place especially to see the Astronomical clock on the Old Town Hall, but you can find here many other important...
History of Prague: Charles Bridge Statues

History of Prague: Charles Bridge Statues

Visitors of Prague can admire thirty statues which are mounted to the balustrade of Charles Bridge Prague. They are situated on both sides of the bridge. Majority of them were installed on Charles Bridge during years 1706 – 1714....

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