Every old, historical town has its own style. Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, with numerous sites worth a visit. It’s not a coincidence that thousand of tourist stay by this wonderful place every year.
Old Town Square - The Old Town Hall
A this is a real, medieval square from 1338. Most of the internal areas have no public access, despite the view is amazing.Of course the most striking attraction is the tower which you can get to either by walking up the ramps or by lift. The most popular aspect is the Astronomical Clock and Calendarium which on the hour during the day causes the windows to open so you can see the procession of the apostles.
Originally a wooden structure it got washed away during a bad flood and was replaced by a stronger stone structure which became known as the Judith Bridge. After more flood damage it was basically this structure that was strengthened, repaired and formed into what you see today. It was decorated and renamed in the honour of King Charles IV. It has 30 statues of saints (15 on each side) each with it's own history.
Mala Strana - Church of St Nicholas
The Church of St Nicholas is the most famous Baroque church in Prague. Twelve houses, including the important Rotunda of St Wenceslas, an old school and two adjacent cemetaries were closed and demolished to make space for the building. Construction began when the Jesuits chose the initial plans by Giovanni Domenico Orsi in 1673 and lasted approximately one hundred years. There are different elements to the church including it's art, architecture, musical venue and site of a Czech scurity observation point.
The Petrin Watchtower
The Petrin Lookout Tower (rozhledna) is a 63.5 metre high steel framework tower in Prague. It's often referred to as the "little Eiffel Tower" even though the design and size is completely different. Set in the grounds of the Petrin Park it looks great all year round but best in the spring and summer.