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St Vitus Cathedral, Prague, Czechia

St Vitus Cathedral

St Vitus Cathedral is a Roman Catholic shrine located within the premises of Prague Castle, towering above Prague’s Lesser Town. By its full name, it’s referred to as the Metropolitan Cathedral of Saints Vitus, Wenceslaus and Adalbert (in Czech: Katedrála svatého Víta, Václava a Vojtěcha). Say the name Prague and a vision of the St Vitus Cathedral immediately springs to mind. It’s undoubtedly one of the most remarkable and recognisable landmarks in Prague and the whole of Czechia.
The Dancing House (a.k.a. Ginger and Fred) in Prague, Czechia

The Dancing House

The Dancing House (Tančící dům in Czech) is a building situated on the corner of Rašínovo Embankment (Rašínovo nábřeží) and Jiráskovo Square (Jiráskovo náměstí) in the New Town of Prague. An instant eye-catcher, referred to as an original, stylish, one-of-a-kind but also as a controversy-sparking and divisive structure, the Dancing House is a fine example ...
Charles Bridge In Prague on a Foggy Morning, Czech Republic

Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge (in Czech: Karlův most) is an iconic landmark in the very centre of Prague. The bridge crosses the Vltava river and connects the Old Town (Staré Město) with the Lesser Side (Malá Strana). It is not the oldest Czech bridge, because this title goes to the Stone Bridge in the town of Písek ...
Radošov Bridge, Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia, Czechia

Radošov Bridge

Radošov Bridge (Radošovský most) is a wooden covered bridge over the Ohře river in the village of Radošov, which belongs to Kyselka municipality. The Ohře is the same river which flows through the picturesque town of Loket and through Karlovy Vary. The bridge in Radošov is 62.5 m (205 ft) long and 5.75 m (18.9 ft) wide.
Prague Astronomical Clock (Orloj) in the Old Town of Prague

Prague Astronomical Clock

The Prague Astronomical Clock, commonly known as the Orloj, is one of the most popular sights in the Czech capital. It is very easy to find, because it is mounted on the Old Town Hall in the magnificent Old Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí). At full hours between 9 AM and 9 PM, you will see there crowds of tourists watching the parade of 12 wooden apostle statues appearing in two windows.
The Golden Lane in Prague, Czechia

Golden Lane

Golden Lane, known in Czech as Zlatá ulička, is an iconic, tiny street located in Prague Castle. The colorful small houses give it a unique charm and it is very popular among tourists coming to Prague. And here it is on the map: About There is a story that Golden Lane was inhabited by alchemists ...