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Prague

  1. 1. PragueThe capital city of the Czech Republic
  2. 2. Vladislav Hall, Old Royal Palace the largest medieval castle in Europe the seat of the President of the Czech Republic the most remarkable room in the Royal Palace is the majestic Vladislav Hall - more than 16 meters wide and more than 14 meters high. (52ft / 46 ft)
  3. 3. St. Vitus cathedral Charles IV acquired the bones of St. Vitus, a popular fourth-century martyr, and brought them to Prague In 1344 Charles IV started with its construction Mathieu dArras and Peter Parler
  4. 4. Belvedere, Royal Garden The Royal Garden was created in the 16th century for the exclusive use of the royal court. Belvedere - also known as the Queen Annes residence or Royal Summer Residence (constructed between 1535 and 1563) Singing fountain
  5. 5. Daliborka Tower built in the 15th century as part of the fortifications used as a dungeon and is named after its first inmate, Dalibor of Kozojedy. accessible to visitors and can be reached via the Golden Lane
  6. 6. Charles Bridge the Charles Bridge connects the Old Town with Lesser Town. The Charles Bridge, named after King Charles, was 502 meters long. Resting on 16 arches it was wide enough for 4 carriages to cross. about 30 sculptures Bridge Towers
  7. 7. Old Town Square Old Town Hall - built in 1364 astronomical clock, built in 1410 - the oldest such clock in Europe Statue of Jan Hus
  8. 8. Týn Church Construction of the gothic church started in the 14th century, but the spires were only finished in 1511
  9. 9. Wenceslas Square Place of many of the important historical events in Pragues recent history National Museum - a neo renaissance building constructed in 1890, soon became a symbol of national identity. St. Wenceslas Statue - a bronze statue of St. Wenceslas, ‚the good king‘‚ a Bohemian Duke spreading Christianity,murdered in 929 by his brother
  10. 10. National Theater The National Theatre, a neorenaissance structure built at the end of the 19th century, seen as a symbol of Czech culture and independence. 1881 destroyed by fire 1883 finally opened In 1977 closed for renovation A modern glass addition was built as an annex to the historical theatre. Reopened in 1983 with Smetanas Libuše a hundred years after the original opening.
  11. 11. Petřín Tower Outlook tower - 60 metre high steel framework tower Funicular (railway) - originally opened in 1891, with a length of 383 metres House of mirrors
  12. 12. Dancing House a modern building designed in deconstructionist style by Vlado Milunic and Frank O Gehry. (The building portrays two people dancing - Fred and Ginger) The citys most famous modern building.

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