Praga Jhon 1A

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Praga Jhon 1A

  1. 1. PRAGUE
  2. 2. Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic, as stated in the Constitution. It was formerly the capital of the Kingdom of Bohemia and Czechoslovakia. It is also the capital of the region of Bohemia.
  3. 3. CULTURE The museums offer rich collections. Among them, the National Museum and the Jewish Museum in Prague. Prague has traditionally been one of the most important cultural centers of Central Europe. Currently, after the fall of communism, its tradition and celebrates recovered hundreds of events such as film festivals, music or literature. The operatic drama and the city has a huge supply throughout the year. Black Theatre, the National Theatre and the National Ballet Theatre are some of the most famous cultural attractions.
  4. 4. TOURISM Prague is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. In 2004 was the sixth most visited European capital by tourists, second only to London, Paris, Rome, Madrid and Berlin. According to a recent study, was the twenty-world city to receive tourists in 2006. Most of the tourist attractions in the city are concentrated in the neighborhoods that make up the historical, ie: Hradcany, Mala Strana, Stare Mesto and Nové Mesto.
  5. 5. WENCESLAO commercial center of the city, crowned by the statue of St. Wenceslas, patron saint of Bohemia. At one extreme is the National Museum. Aside from being surrounded by several landmark buildings, is the scene of major political rallies in the city. It has been the scene of the Prague Spring and the start of the Velvet Revolution.
  6. 6. ST. VITUS CATHEDRAL It is a temple dedicated to Catholic worship located in the city of Prague (Czech Republic). Forms part of the monumental artistic Prague Castle is the largest exhibition of Gothic art in the city. Since 1989 dedicated to St. Vitus, St. Wenceslas and St. Adalbert. It was the scene of the coronation of the kings of Bohemia and buried it are also all the holy bishops and archbishops and a number of kings. The cathedral, although Catholic, is state-owned since the beginning of its construction in the fourteenth century. It is the oldest Gothic cathedral in Central Europe. In it are buried many Czech kings.
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