Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. It was the capital of Czeckoslavakia prior to its division into the Czeck Republic and Slovakia. It was also the historical capital of Bohemia and has been the main residence of several Holy Roman Emperors.
It was founded during the Romanesque era and flourished during the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque eras. It was an important city of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Situated on the Vltava river, it has been a political and cultural centre of central Europe. The Old Town Square is a major tourist attraction with colorful baroque buildings, Gothic churches and the medieval Astronomical Clock.
Other main attractions of Prague:
* the Prague Castle,
* the Charles Bridge,
* the Jewish Quarter,
* Petrin Hill,
The historic centre of Prague has been on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites since 1992.
Prague is 350 km from Berlin and just 150 km from Dresden. It is well connected by bus and train services from Berlin and Dresden.
Note: Currently we have no events planned in Prague but our Learning Modules feature a Brief Orientation on Travel Berlin and Nearby Areas. You will be provided enough of guidance to plan your own trip to Prague.