Prague is one of the European capitals that is growing the most in terms of tourism, thanks not only to the many places of interest it has but also to the fact that being there on vacation is much cheaper than doing it in other large capitals of our continent. A city where you can enjoy its architecture or the exciting stories that can be discovered at almost every step.
Its historic center has cobbled streets, spectacular old churches and all kinds of buildings of different architectural styles. Take note of the main places of interest :
Old Town Square
It is in the center of the city and is one of the most crowded squares throughout the year, especially during the summer. In it there are many interesting buildings, such as the Astronomical Clock , the Church of Tyn, the Church of St. Nicholas or the old Town Hall.
According to the Guinness Book of Records, it is the largest castle in the world thanks to its 570 meters long and 130 meters wide. It was the office of various personalities, such as the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire, the kings of Bohemia or the presidents of the Czech Republic and more formerly of Czechoslovakia. Inside the castle there are several interesting places, such as the Romanesque Basilica of Saint George, the Cathedral of Saint Vitus, defense towers, several palaces, museums, a monastery and a multitude of gardens.
Bridge of Carlos
It is one of the most famous bridges and it is over the Vltava river , making the link between Prague Castle and the Old Town. It measures just over 600 meters in length and 10 in width. It is decorated by various statues on both sides.
It is another of the most important squares in Prague and is in the heart of the financial and cultural districts. Various events, festivals and demonstrations are held there throughout the year.
It is one of the 13 gates of the old city that lead you to the Old City. Its tower has 186 steps and can be climbed to enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the city.