Klementinum – The Historical Czech National Library

Czech National Library

Klementinum in Prague is the Czech National Library: Located near the Charles Bridge and Staroměstské Square is the Klementinum, the second largest complex of buildings in Prague after Prague Castle. The Klementinum was built on an area of ​​two hectares and many great astronomers, scientists, mathematicians, philosophers, historians and musicians have worked here. Founding of […]

Music in Prague Churches

Kláster sv. Jirí na Prazském hrade

Enjoy a Range of Concerts in Historic Prague Churches: Prague is a city with a reputation for classical music and many of these classical concerts take place in the intimate settings of historic Prague churches. Historic Prague Churches Many of the Prague churches are steeped in history such as St Georges Basilica, once the official […]

Spanish Synagogue – A Home of the Jewish Museum

Spanish Synagogue - Jewish Museum

The Spanish Synagogue is Home of the Jewish Museum, the Most Visited Prague Museum: The Spanish Synagogue (Španelská Synagoga) in Prague sits on a site that was previously the Old Shul, the oldest Jewish temple in Prague (circa 12th century). When the Jews were expelled from Spain during the reign of the Catholic monarchs, one […]

Pilsner Urquell – The Golden Beer Fit for an Emperor

Plzenský Prazdroj

Plzenský Prazdroj or Pilsner Urquell is the First Pale Lager Beer in the World: Plzenský Prazdroj is a beer name that not many beer drinkers may recognize, but call it by its better known German name Pilsner Urquell and all of a sudden you’re feeling thirsty. Pilsner beer is one of the products that the […]

St George’s Basilica – An Important Landmark at Prague Castle

St George's Basilica - Prague Castle, Bazilika Sv. Jiří

St George’s Basilica is One of Prague’s Most Important Romanesque Landmark: One of Prague’s oldest and best preserved religious buildings within the Prague Castle complex is St George’s Basilica, Bazilika Sv. Jiří. Founded by Prince Vratislav I of Bohemia around 920, the Basilica is dedicated to St George and is the city’s most important Romanesque […]

The Astronomical Clock – Keeping Time In Praque for 600 Years

Prague Orloj

The Prague Astronomical Clock (Prague Orloj) Is Believed to Have Magical Powers: One of the first stops that most tourists make on their visit to Prague is to see the Astronomical Clock or Prague Orloj in the Old Town Square. This grand old Prague clock was installed in 1410, making it the third-oldest astronomical clock […]

The Municipal House – Prague’s Art Nouveau Treasure

The Municipal House in Prague

The Municipal House – A Prague Art Nouveau Building of Historical Importance : Located in the centre of Prague is the art nouveau Municipal House (Obecni Dûm Praha), one of the city’s national cultural landmarks. Whilst this multifunctional building is a venue for conferences, congresses, concerts, balls and other events, it is also an important […]

Grand Hotel Praha – A Hotel Facing the Astronomical Clock

Grand Hotel Praha

Grand Hotel Praha Enjoys a Unique Location Opposite the Astronomical Clock: Visitors to Prague have a choice of many grand and luxurious hotels to stay at, but only one of these, the Grand Hotel Praha, enjoys a unique location in the centre of the Old Town. Grand Hotel Praha The Grand Hotel Praha is a […]