is c, which have been attributed to the names of "the golden city", "city of a hundred towers", "crown of the world" and "dream of stone". For centuries, many famous people have made the tribute. Its beauty has been admired by WA Mozart, L. van Beethoven, G. Apollinaire, PI Tchaikovsky, FM Dostoevsky, A. Rodin, O. Kokoschka, by Queen Elizabeth II, Pope John Paul II and also by characters important political and cultural life today. How hometown, is reflected in the works of Jan Neruda, Jaroslav Hašek, Jaroslav Seifert, Franz Kafka, Max Brod and Egon Erwin Kisch. Prague represents a unique complex of monuments dominated by the Castle. The city is an example of all artistic styles and guidelines. The historic center of Prague lies on both banks of the Vltava river and consists of 6 districts that were once independent city (unified in the eighteenth century). The districts are: Stare Mesto (Old Town), Josefov - the part of the former Jewish Town that has been preserved, Nové Mesto (New Town), Mala Strana (Lesser Town), Hradcany and Vysehrad. Here is the greater part of the monuments, museums and galleries of the city.
Prague is a spell, a "Magic City" placed at the center of Europe. The whole history of Prague can be told through legends: the name (Praha) "threshold" recalls the founding of the city commissioned by Princess Libuse, a wise woman of great beauty which are attributed to the mysterious magical powers. The threshold was that of a house under construction, where today stands the Castle.
So begins the story magic of Prague, with small degrees and legends, among which the most famous is that of Rabbi Loew and his Golem, terrible monster created from clay to protect the Jews of Prague from persecution. Then there's the legend of the statues of Charles Bridge and the Children's Kampa island, but would give only an impression of Prague esoteric and partial.
In addition to these legendary tales and magic (for those who believe), Prague offers much more solid reasons to visit: this is a capital welcoming, safe, well maintained, with a rich historical monuments and beauty, cultural events and a night life that is not know rest. Hotel prices in Prague are still accessible, as well as the cost of living. For this reason we invite you to organize your trip with our guide and discover the 10 things not to miss during a weekend or a holiday in Prague. If you're looking for a hotel in Prague, we suggest you choose among those offered by Booking.com. There are about 400 hotels with prices, photos and comments of those who stayed before you. Go to Booking.com
VIEWS OF PRAGUE
Some unforgettable views of the city can be seen from the towers of Prague and other places of interest:
The riverside Smetana - the walkway Novotný • the tower of the Old Town Hall • Powder Tower • Tower Bridge • Old Town Bridge Tower Lesser Town • of the ramp of the Prague Castle in the square náměstí • Hradčanské • Overview of the Tower Petrin park Letna - the pavilion Hanavský • the bell tower of the Cathedral of St. Nicholas • The TV station Zizkov • Vyšehrad