Czech Republic - tourist attractions (page 2)

markerA Walter Towers Walter Towers in Prague, Czech Republic is a proposal of a wavy-form skyscrapers in Prague. They are the latest creation of a modern architectural firm Bjarke Ingels Group. The innovative designer's goal was to create an ultra-contemporary structure that would continue in the region's architectural... Walter Towers - photo
markerB Zoological Garden in Prague Prague Zoo is a zoo in Prague, Czech Republic. It was opened in 1931 with the goal to "advance the study of zoology, protect wildlife, and educate the public" in the district of Troja in the north of Prague. The zoo occupies 45 hectares (111 acres) and houses about 4,400 animals that represent 670 s... Zoological Garden in Prague - photo
markerC Strahov Stadium The Great Strahov Stadium (Czech: Velký strahovský stadion) is a stadium in the Strahov district of Prague, Czech Republic. Seating around 240,000, it is the largest stadium in the world, and the second largest sports facility worldwide after the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Today, it is no longer i... Strahov Stadium - photo
markerD Praha hlavní nádraží Praha hlavní nádraží (English: Prague main railway station, abbreviated Praha hl.n ) is the largest and most important railway station in Prague in the Czech Republic. It was originally opened in 1871 and named Franz Josef Station after Franz Joseph I of Austria. During the First Republic and from 1... Praha hlavní nádraží - photo
markerE National Gallery in Prague The National Gallery in Prague (Czech: Národní galerie v Praze) is a state-owned art gallery in Prague, Czech Republic. It is housed in different locations within the city, the largest being the Veletržní Palác. Its history dates back to the 18th century (exactly February 5, 1796), when a group of p... National Gallery in Prague - photo
markerF Žižkov Television Tower The Žižkov Television Tower is a unique transmitter tower built in Prague between 1985 and 1992. Designed by architect Václav Aulický and structural engineer Jiří Kozák, it stands high above the city's traditional skyline from its position on top of a hill in the district of Žižkov, from which it ta... Žižkov Television Tower - photo
markerG Žižkov Žižkov is a cadastral district of Prague, Czech Republic. Most of Žižkov lies in the municipal and administrative district of Prague 3, except for very small parts which are in Prague 8 and Prague 10. Prior to 1922, Žižkov was an independent city. The district is named after Hussite military leader... Žižkov - photo
markerH Vyšehrad Vyšehrad is a castle located in the city of Prague, Czech Republic. It was probably built in the 10th century, on a hill over the Vltava River. Situated within the castle is the Basilica of St Peter and St Paul, as well as the Vyšehrad Cemetery, containing the remains of many famous people from the ... Vyšehrad - photo
markerI New Town Hall in Prague The New Town Hall (Novoměstská radnice) is the administrative centre of Prague's (medieval) New Town Quarter, or "Nové Město". In 1419 it was the site of the first of the three defenestrations of Prague. New Town Hall in Prague - photo
markerJ Old Town Hall in Prague Old Town Hall in Prague (Staroměstská radnice) - the former seat of the municipal authorities of Prague located at the Old Town Square. The existing town hall today was built gradually, starting from 1338, when town councilors took the corner of the Old Town tenement (today it is part of the town h... Old Town Hall in Prague - photo

Czech Republic - cities with tourist attractions