Prague’s Most Stunning Cultural Sights
As the capital city of the Czech Republic, Prague is home to some Europe’s best medieval treasures. Let’s take a look at some of Prague’s most stunning cultural sights
Take a stroll on this historic arch bridge, which spans across the Vltava River. It was opened in 1402, and today is adorned with 30 statues of important religious figures.
Prague Astronomical Clock
This stunning medieval clock has been giving the time in the city for over 600 years. Visitors flock to take in the apostle’s procession as the clock strikes on the hour.
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague’s grandest Roman Catholic cathedral features incredible Gothic architecture. It’s been the sight of coronations for kings and queens, and took nearly six centuries to complete. Probably one of the top 5 of Prague’s most stunning cultural sights.
No trip to Prague would be complete without a visit to the castle complex, which was founded in the 9th century AD. Visitors should plan on spending several hours at the complex in order to tour the historical buildings.
Church Of Our Lady before Tyn
Dating back to the 14th century, this church has been a dominant fixture in Prague’s Old Town. The Gothic architecture has to be seen to be fully appreciated. Definately, in the top 5 of Prague’s most stunning cultural sights
The Nationale-Nederlanden building features a fun and unique design that stands out among the city’s many historical buildings. It was designed by architects Frank Owen Gehry and Vlado Milunc. Not an old piece of architecture but awesome none the less and in the top 5 of Prague’s most stunning cultural sights
Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
Once a Jewish ghetto, this small area dates back to the 13th century. Here, tourists can explore the preserved historical buildings, including six synagogues.
Rudderless has found its way to Prague. In Part one, host Christopher Rudder learns some Czech words, passes through the Jewish Quarter and the old town (Astronomical Clock, Church of Our Lady before Týn) then it’s beer and a view at the Dancing House.
If you got 48 hours to kill the find what you can do with 2 days in Prague.
Watch Part 2: Rudderless in Prague
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