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Prague, one of the Most Majestic European Capitals with an Impressive History

Located in the Czech Republic and in the heart of Europe, Prague, is a city where current modernity has not changed its current state. Its cobbled and narrow streets, along with its picturesque alleys, cafes and charming shops, transport the traveler hundreds of years in time. When walking around this city you can see that it is one of the most majestic and rich in history European capitals. Its essence endures thanks to its well-kept towers, monasteries, churches, Gothic and Baroque palaces, modernist houses, museums and centuries-old breweries. Below is a list of the highlights to visit.

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Old Town Square
It is the heart of the oldest neighborhood in Prague, around it, are beautiful buildings that symbolized ecclesiastical and civil power: the Old Town Hall, palaces such as the Kinsky (home of the National Gallery) and noble residences such as the Storch House, colorful neo-renaissance style.

Powder Tower
It is one of the thirteen gates that the Old City wall had and the only one that remains standing. From the top floor you can enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of the center of Prague. The best example of Czech art nouveau, which in the same area has other examples such as Europa Hotel.

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Prague Castle and Hill
Prague Castle, the sentinel of the city, is actually an architectural complex dating back to the 9th century. This fortified enclosure, at the top of the Hradcany hill, is one of the largest and most magnificent in Europe. It contains museums, the Royal Palace, the curious Golden Alley also called the Alchemists where Fraz Kafka lived.

Prague Cathedral
St. Vitus Cathedral, the most important temple in the Czech Republic. The Golden Gate is its main entrance. It is presided over by the mosaic of the Last Judgment, made by Venetian artists of the 14th century. Inside it houses centuries-old treasures such as the Czech crown jewels displayed in the Chapel of St. Wenceslas, and also includes more recent art such as the stained glass windows that the modernist artist Alfons Mucha (1860-1939) designed for the Gothic cathedral.

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St. Nicholas Church
A jewel of European baroque, it was built by the Jesuits in the 18th century on a Gothic temple from the 13th century. If there is something that draws your attention, it is its large golden dome, which stands out above the roofs that surround it.

Mount Petrin
At 138 meters above the Vltava River, in the Mala Strana neighborhood, this mountain is the most famous viewpoint in Prague. It can be accessed by funicular or walking, and at the top is the Petrin Tower, and from its highest point you can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of much of Prague.

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