History

History

Charles University in Prague

Charles University in Prague

Charles University in Prague is the oldest and at the same time the largest one in the Czech Republic. The name is derived by the Czech king and Roman emperor Charles IV who founded the university in 1348. This...
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...
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 Allowed Return of the Marian Column to the Old Town Square

Prague Allowed Return of the Marian Column to the Old Town Square

The Old Town Square is one of the most visited spots in Prague. Tourists from all around the world can find many famous historical sights there. The monumental Jan Hus Memorial, gothic Church of Our Lady before Týn, baroque...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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