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The most interesting places in prague

The most interesting places in Prague

Julie Kabeláčová, Mariya Fedoranych


Content
Content

  • Interesting places


Interesting places
Interesting places

  • Charles bridge

  • Bethlehem Chapel

  • Prague castle

  • Town Square with Astronomical Clock

  • National Theatre

  • Vyšehrad


Charles bridge
Charles Bridge

  • It is the oldest bridge in Prague and at the same time for many of us the most beautiful in the world. Charles Bridge connects Old Town with Lesser Town. Foundation stone was laid in 1357 by Charles IV himself. The bridge is 516 meters long and 9.5 meters wide. Most decorated 30 sculptures and statues, most of which comes from the period 1706-1714.



Bethlehem chapel
Bethlehem Chapel

  • is a national cultural monument. Chapel can be found in Prague - Old Town, south-east near the Charles Bridge. The chapel was built in 1391 and since 1402 in the chapel of Master Jan Hus preached. From 1414 he worked in the chapel of Jacob of Mies, founder of the communion in both. In 1786 the chapel was demolished and in 1950-1952 restored



Prague castle
Prague Castle

  • is a castle in Prague where the Kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman Emperors and presidents of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic have had their offices. The Bohemian Crown Jewels are kept here. Prague Castle is one of the biggest castles in the world (according to Guinness Book of Records the biggest ancient castle) at about 570 meters in length and an average of about 130 meters wide. The most interisting buildings are: Churches-     St. Vitus Cathedral)    St. George's Basilica,    St. George's Convent    All Saints Church    St. Cross Chapel Palaces-   Old Royal Palace   Belvedere or Royal Summer Palace Gardens-   Royal Garden   Riding School Terrace Garden   Paradise Garden etc…



Prague astronomical clock prague orloj
Prague Astronomical Clock (Prague orloj)

  • is a medieval astronomical clock located in Prague. The Orloj is mounted on the southern wall of Old Town City Hall in the Old Town Square and is a popular tourist attraction.The Orloj is composed of three main components: the astronomical dial, representing the position of the Sun and Moon in the sky and displaying various astronomical details; "The Walk of the Apostles", a clockwork hourly show of figures of the Apostles and other moving sculptures; and a calendar dial with medallions representing the months



National theatre
National Theatre

  • The National Theatre is known as the Alma Mater of Czech opera, and as the national monument of Czech history and art.The National Theatre belongs to the most important Czech cultural institutions, with a rich artistic tradition which was created and maintained by the most distinguished personalities in Czech society. This tradition helped to preserve and develop the most important features of the nation– the Czech language and a sense for a Czech musical and dramatic way of thinking.Today the National Theatre consists of three artistic ensembles–opera, ballet and drama–which alternate in their performances in the historic building of the National Theatre, in the Theatre of the Estates and in the Kolowrat Theatre. All three artistic ensembles select their repertoire not only from the rich classical heritage, but in addition to local authors they focus their attention on modern world output



Vy ehrad
Vyšehrad

  • is a castle located in the Czech Republic, built in the 10th century, on a hill over the Vltava River. Situated within the castle is the Basilica of St Peter and St Paul, as well as the Vyšehrad Cemetery, containing the remains of many famous people from Czech history, among them Antonín Dvořák, Bedřich Smetana and Karel Čapek.Vyšehrad and the area around it became part of the capital city in 1883. The area is one of the cadastral districts of the city.


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