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Visit Prague, Czech Republic

As the capital city of the Czech Republic since 1918, Prague is known for many things, including its stunning architecture, rich history, and vibrant cultural scene. The city's Old Town Square, Charles Bridge, and Prague Castle are all iconic landmarks that attract visitors from around the world.

Prague is famous for its cultural life. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart lived there, and his Prague Symphony and Don Giovanni were first performed in the city. In addition, the lyric music of the great Czech composers Bedřich Smetana, Antonín Dvořák, and Leoš Janáček is commemorated each year in a spring music festival.


Prague is impressive for well-preserved castles, Baroque and Gothic cathedrals, medieval squares, dreamy bridges, nightlife spots, and a lively arts scene. It's known for its centuries of history and cultural heritage, where the medieval heart of Europe can be felt in its cobblestone streets.


Prague has a very rich and quite turbulent history. But the story of Prague is one of the reasons why so many people come to Prague every year. The city bloomed in the 14th century and that is when its stunning and unique architecture came to life. Many great buildings were created and constructed in that time.


Prague is undeniably one of the most charming cities to visit the world over. With a unique mix of gothic, romanesque and renaissance architectures, this city has endless beauty. The Old Town is abuzz with visitors any time of year.


Have a great day!

Prof. Carl Boniface


Vocabulary builder:

Gothic (adj) = medieval

Romanesque (adj) = relating to a style of architecture which prevailed in Europe c. 900–1200, although sometimes dated back to the end of the Roman Empire (5th century). (n) Romanesque architecture.

Renaissance (n) = rebirth, resurgence, revitalization, reawakeing, new start

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