History

History

Milada Horakova and political trials in 1950s

Milada Horakova and political trials in 1950s

In the nightmarish 1950s in Czechoslovakia the communists carried out purges as they were directed by Soviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin and they were the largest show trials in Eastern Europe. The trial was directed according to the script Before Milada...
Prague Astronomical clock history

Prague Astronomical clock history

Prague astronomical clock or Prague orloj belongs to the Prague’s five top sights. It stands for the medieval astronomical clock which was installed in 1410 and thus it was the third-oldest astronomical clock in the whole world and stays...
Charles Bridge Prague

Enjoy Charles Bridge Prague and Kampa Island

The Charles Bridge Prague was constructed in the 10th century and it makes it the oldest bridge in Prague and the second one in Czech Republic (the oldest bridge is in Písek). The brief history of the Charles Bridge Prague There...
Bohemian Crown Jewels in St Vitus Cathedral

Bohemian Crown Jewels in St Vitus Cathedral

The bohemian Crown Jewels or Czech Crown Jewels in St Vitus Cathedral consist of the Crown of Saint Wenceslas, the royal orb and sceptre, the coronation vestments of the Kings of Bohemia, the gold reliquary cross, and St. Wenceslas’...
Occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1968

Occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1968

Czechoslovakia (CSSR) has a rісh hіѕtоrу but nоt everyone knows thе main mіlеѕtоnеѕ. Lеt´ѕ have a lооk at оnе оf thоѕе іmроrtаnt еvеntѕ уеаr 1968, whеn thе Wаrѕаw Pасt trоорѕ invaded оur lаnd and start Occupation of Czechoslovakia. Thе Warsaw...
You must see – things on must see list in Prague

You must see – things on must see list in Prague

When in Prague you must see several imposing monuments in Prague. Which ones – there are Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, or the Old Town Square. Things to see in Prague – the Prague Castle The Prague Castle was built in the...
What country is Prague in

What country is Prague in? In Czech Republic

Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic. It lies in the north-west of Bohemia and its population is about 1,2 million citizens. It was the political, cultural and diplomatic centre for more than a thousand years. What country is...
Visit Castles and Chateaux of the Czech Republic

Visit Castles and Chateaux of the Czech Republic

The greatest historical treasures of the Czech Republic are definitely Czech castles and Chateaux. Impregnable fortresses, forts, summer palaces in expansive landscaped parks. One of most popular castles in Czech Republic is for example Karlstejn Castle , Konopiste castle or...

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