Prague On the Nitava River

In 2003 I spent some time in Prague … incredible city


Prague is the capital and the largest city in the Czech Republic. It’s amazing to glance at its skyline and see all the church spires. Therefore, the city has been nicknamed the “city of a thousand spires.”

Prague Castle is located in the Hradcany neighborhood. It was formerly home to the kings of Bohemia. Today it is the official residence of the President of the Czech Republic. The castle was built as a walled fortress around 870 AD. Inside the castle walls are many popular tourist sites like St Vitus Cathedral, St George’s Basilica, the Powder Tower, the Old Royal Palace, and the Golden Lane.

Prague Castle is the largest castle complex in the world. Among the highlights is the Old Royal Palace’s main hall, the Vladislav Hall, which is so large it was used for jousting tournaments. Take a walk in the lovely Royal Garden dating back to 1534…

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