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Cathedral of St. Vitus

Cathedral of St. Vitus at Prague Castle

Cathedral of St. Vitus, St. Wenceslas and St. Adalbert is together with entire Prague Castle the natural centerpiece and the heart of Czech lands and the symbol of the Czech national and state identity.

10.1.2012 | Prague guide | Cities | Read more
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St. Wenceslas statue on Wenceslas Square in Prague

St. Wenceslas statue on Wenceslas Square in Prague

The monument of St. Wenceslas on Wenceslas Square is a symbol of Czech statehood. The author of the best-known sculptural monument in Prague is the most important Czech sculptor of 19th and 20th century, a representative of the monumental realism and the founder of modern Czech sculpture Josef Vaclav Myslbek. Myslbek had been working on statue of St. Wenceslas for more than thirty years.

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Loved by tourists: Charles Bridge in Prague

Loved by tourists: Charles Bridge in Prague

Everybody at least heard about Prague, it is a great city with unique historic and cultural sights and is definitely worth a visit - that is a conclusion made by the well-known travel site tripadvisor.com.

 

Prague ranks 15th top tourist destination in the world and is even ahead of Venice. That is the result of the best tourist destination poll carried out on the prestigious travel site in 2011.

 

28.12.2011 | Prague guide | Cities | Read more
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Dam Square in Amsterdam

Dam Square in Amsterdam

Dam Square is the Amsterdam´s main square. Public events, national celebrations or organized protests take place here. Dam Square is therefore one of the most important places in the city.

 

History of Dam Square in Amsterdam

 

2.4.2011 | Prague guide | Cities | Read more
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Magere brug, bridge over the River Amstel

Magere brug, bridge over the River Amstel

Amsterdam is located in area that was obtained by draining of wet ground. That is why the drains and the element of water literally everywhere. Amsterdam´s artificially created water channels are called Grachts.

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Boat Amsterdam

Boat Amsterdam

Netherlands belonged to the maritime power in the past and many of today's most popular tourist attractions is associated with that famous history. One such tourist attraction is a replica of the ship Amsterdam, namesake of the town Amsterdam.

 

25.3.2011 | Pedros | Cities | Read more
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Vondelpark in Amsterdam

Vondelpark in Amsterdam

Vondelpark is a city park nearby the centre of Amsterdam. The park was founded by citizens led by Christiaan Pieter van Eeghen and opened in 1865 under the name New Park.

 

In 1867 a sculpture of the poet and playwright Joost van den Vondel by the sculptor Louis Rover was installed in the park and people started using the name Vondelpark.

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Begijnhof, a magical place in the centre of Amsterdam

Begijnhof, a magical place in the centre of Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a lively city where you can see many interesting places.

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Dracula´s Bran Castle

Dracula´s Bran Castle

History of Bran Castle dates back to 1212. Medieval Bran Castle is located approximately 30 kilometres near the Brasov city. The castle is shrouded in legend of Dracula, which made the castle a popular tourist destination.

 

25.7.2010 | Dan | Nature | Read more
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Transfagarasan – the most amazing road in the world

Transfagarasan – the most amazing road in the world

Transfagarasan road goes over the highest part of the Southern Carpathians was in 2009 identified by the British television show Top Gear as the most amazing road in the world.

 

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