Prague has an epic history. Its inhabitants have experienced a declaration of independence, Nazi control, brain washing communism and capitalist democracy, and that was just the 20th century!
The centre of Prague stretches across the Vltava River and is divided into two geographical areas. On the left-bank lie the castle complex and Malá Strana (the Lesser Quarter) and on the right-bank are Staré Město (the Old Town), Josefov and Nově Město (the New Town).
High on the Petrin hillside, with magnificent views over the whole city, is Prague Castle, the largest medieval castle in Europe & Prague's No.1 tourist attraction. There are also excellent vistas to be enjoyed from: the Old Town Hall Tower, the Old Town Bridge Tower, the Lesser Town Bridge Tower, St. Vitus Cathedral Tower, Petrin Observation Tower & Vysehrad.
As tourism is now a major factor in Prague's economy, the city is alive with fine restaurants, elegant hotels, fascinating sightseeing and first rate entertainment. Prague is an ideal tourist destination; a compact city centre which is easy to walk between all major Prague sights, with fascinating attractions & entertainment.
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