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Prague Museums

Prague cityscape at dusk (8325431303)

Prague Museums

Prague is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic and the historical capital of Bohemia. Situated on the Vltava river, Prague has been a political, cultural and economic centre of central Europe, founded during the Romanesque and flourishing during the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque eras.

Prague was the capital of the kingdom of Bohemia and the principal residence of several Holy Roman Emperors.  It was an important city during the Austro-Hungarian Empire and in 20th-century it was the capital of Czechoslovakia. Today as the capital of Czech, Prague is home to a number of famous cultural attractions and many major museums

Prague Museums

Prague

  • City:                                      Prague
  • Czech:                                  Praha
  • Country:                              Czech Republic
  • National language             Czech
  • Population                          2.1 million Metro

Map of Prague

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“Anger is the only thing to put off until tomorrow..” Czech Proverb

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Photo Credit:  By Valerii Tkachenko (Prague cityscape at dusk) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons