Prague, is the largest city and the national capital of the Czech Republic. The city is situated in the northeastern part of the country at Vltava river, in central Bohemia, the largest region in the country.
The historical capital of Bohemia and former capital of Czechoslovakia has been for centuries a city with political and cultural influence, and a major trading hub in Central Europe. In the 14th-century Prague was the third-largest city in Europe (after Rome and Constantinople).
The historic center of Prague is today a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its famous cultural landmarks, many have survived the violence and destruction of 20th-century Europe. The main attractions are the castle complex of Prague Castle, largest ancient castle in the world, and now the residence of the President of the Czech Republic.
In the center of the city is the Old Town Square with the Prague astronomical clock, which was installed in 1410. Other magnificent monuments, such as St Vitus Cathedral, and numerous churches and palaces are built mostly in the 14th century under the Holy Roman Emperor, Charles IV.
Also worth a visit is the historical fort Vyšehrad, the famous historic Charles Bridge, the Jewish Quarter, and the recreational area of Petřín hill.
The cultural and economic center of the Czech nation has a city population of about 1.2 million inhabitants, 2 million people live in its metropolitan area.
You will see Charles Bridge (Czech: Karlův most), the famous historical bridge that crosses the Vltava river.
Source: Nations Online