History

History

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...
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...
Vysehrad castle and its history

Vysehrad Castle and its history

According to the legend Vysehrad Castle was the site of the first people who settled down in here to the place which later became the capital of the state. However, there are no facts about this deed. About Vysehrad castle Vysehrad...
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...
Lidice WW2 monument

Lidice in WW2

Lidice іѕ a lіttlе village ѕіtuаtеd nоrthwеѕt of the саріtаl оf thе Czесh Republic. Thе village is built near the ѕіtе whісh wаѕ nаmеd Lidice and ассоrdіng to thе оrdеrѕ from Adolf Hіtlеr and Rеісhѕführеr SS Hеіnrісh Hіmmlеr it wаѕ...
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...
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...
Sudetenland and German occupation of Czechoslovakia in WWII

Sudetenland and German occupation of Czechoslovakia in WWII

The German occupation of Czechoslovakia was between 1938 and 1945. This started with the Nazi annexation of the borders which are in the north and in the west – these regions are commonly named as the Sudetenland. Sudetenland - The...

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