History

History

National Theatre Prague - Our heritage and reminds of the hard times

National Theatre Prague – Our heritage and reminds of the hard times

The National Theatre Prague is our national heritage and still reminds us of the hard times, which had to go through in the past. This huge neo-Renaissance building lies on the right bank of the Vltava River and can...
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...
The Bombing of Prague during World War II

The Bombing of Prague during World War II

The bombing of Prague happened on 14th February 1945. These were Americans who were responsible for this deed. Prague used to be the capital of Czechoslovakia and since the beginning of WWII the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. And...
Travel back in time - The Bone Church in Kutna Hora

Travel back in time – The Bone Church in Kutna Hora

The history of the town relates to the mining of silver as it used to be a place of medieval largest sources of silver. In the medieval times Kutna Hora used to make one third of Europe’s total production...
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’...
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...
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...
The Royal Route Prague - Way of the Kings

The Royal Route Prague – Way of the Kings

Even though you cannot find the Royal Route Prague on the city map, people who live in here as well as the tourists know the Royal Route very well as this is linked along the most significant sights of...

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