Prague (Czech: Praha) is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. It is the 15th largest city in the European Union. It is also the historical capital of Bohemia. Situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava River, the city is home to about 1.24 million people, while its larger urban zone is estimated to have a population of nearly 2 million.The origin of the name Praha is rather associated with the word prah (that means a 'threshold'), which is a rapid on the river. Prague is home to a number of famous cultural attractions, many of which survived the violence and destruction of 20th-century Europe. Main attractions include the Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge, Old Town Square with the Prague astronomical clock, the Jewish Quarter, Petřín hill and Vyšehrad. Since 1992, the extensive historic centre of Prague has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. To read more about Prague, click here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wi...
This detailed film features extensive views around the City of Prague, highlighting the art, architecture, culture, historic sites, transport, and infrastructure of the city.
Throughout the film, numerous locations are identified, these are as follows: Královská zahrada / The Royal Gardens; U Prašného mostu; St. Vitus Cathedral; Prague Castle; Kohl's Fountain; Svaty Križ / Holy Cross; Prague Castle gates (under renovation); Archbishop's Palace; Hradčanské námestí; Views over the City of Prague from Hradčanské námestí; Klárov, Malostranská; Memorial of the Second Resistance Movement; Winged Lion Memorial (dedicated to the Czech airmen who served in the RAF during World War II); Prague Metronome; Vltava River; Čechûv most; Mánesûv most; Karlûv most / Charles Bridge; 'Pissing fountain' Sculpture by David Černy; U Lužického semináre; Charles Bridge; Na Kampē; Čertovka; Lichtenštejnský palác / Liechtenstein Palace; Kampa; Kampa Babies by David Černy; Charles Bridge Clock Tower; Yellow Penguins by David Černy; Tyršuv dum; District Court; Námêsti Kinskych; Ùjezd; Mêlnická; Memorial to the victims of Communism; Journey up Petrín Hill on the funicular railway; Petrín Tower; Church of St. Lawrence; Views over Prague from Petrín Tower; Journey down Petrín Hill on the funicular railway; Národní Trída metro station; Florenc metro station; Museum of the City of Prague; Na Poríčí / Têšnov; Senovážné Námesti; Jindrišská vež; Svatý Jindřich a svatá Kunhuta; Prague's main railway station; Praha hlavní nádraží metro station; The Church of St. Ludmila; Jugoslávská; National Museum; Monument of St. Wenceslas; St. Wenceslas Square; Lucerna Pasaz; 'Horse' by David Černy; Vodičkova; Franciscan Garden; Jungmannovo námestí; Jungmannuv monument; Palac Adria; Cubist lamp post; Church of Our Lady of the Snows; St. Havel's Church; Havelské Market; Old Town City Hall; Prague Astronomical Clock; Old Town Square; Church of Our Lady Before Tyn; Jana Husa Monument; Maiselova; The Old New Synagogue; Námestí J. Palacha; Czech Philharmonic Hall; Starmomēstská Metro Station; Vltavska; Bubenská; The Chemistry Gallery; Strossmayerovo námestí; Church of St. Antonína; M. Horákové; Jaromírova; Nuselsky most; Botanical Garden of Faculty of Charles University in Prague; Ministry of Justice; Vyšehradská; Svaty Jan Nepomucky Na Skalce; Karlovo námestí; Benedictine Abbey of Emmaus; Na Moráni; Monument of František Palacky; Packého námestí; Rašínovo nábreźí; Na Prikopé; Making Trdelník on Havelská Market; St. Francis of Assisi Church; Charles IV statue; Charles Bridge Old Town Tower; and Views across the Vltava River from Charles Bridge.
To see the Prague suburbs from a train journey from Praha hlavní nádraží to Praha-Smíchov Railway Station, click here: https://www.youtube.com/wat...
To see a film of Petrin Tower and views over Prague, click here: http://youtu.be/VOtPjgtzbSI
To see a film of Emma's Monastery, click here: http://youtu.be/UDXS44HYvaQ
To see a film of the Prague Metro, click here: http://youtu.be/dBkQg6V0eaM
To see a film of Trams in Prague, click here: http://youtu.be/nF4md0W1lWU
To see a film of Prague in 2013, click here: https://www.youtube.com/wat...
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