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The Czech Republic has a long and rich history, especially the cities as old as Prague. However, one of the most historically relevant areas of the city is the Jewish Quarter, which has evidence of its existence dating back to the eleventh century. The Spanish Synagogue, located in the heart of the Jewish Quarter, is not nearly as historical as some of the surrounding buildings. It was completed in 1868, which makes it almost 600 years younger than the nearby Old-New Synagogue. However, the Spanish Synagogue’s location and mysterious history make it as fascinating as its older neighbors. The Old School or Altschule Before the construction of the stunning Spanish Synagogue, the same site was home to a synagogue calledRead more.

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In case you’ve ever looked at the Prague skyline and wondered how and why the Žižkov Tower got there, here’s the deal. The Žižkov Tower was completed in 1992, designed by architect Václav Aulický and structural engineer Jiří Kozák. Aulický’s portfolio of work comprises mostly of post-modern, brutalist looking buildings, including the Zirkon Office Centre in Karlín, and the Česká televize (Czech Television) building in Prague 4.  It was erected by the Communist regime without a lot of debate because debates weren’t really a thing back then. The tower serves as a hotel, a restaurant, a meteorological observatory, a colocation data centre, and a radio transmitter.  The restaurant is called Oblaca and arguably has the nicest view of anywhere in theRead more.

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The Czech Republic is a unique country with various monuments, national parks, and UNESCO heritage sites. When it comes to checking out some of the coolest sculptures and monuments the Czech Republic can offer, the crucial question that pops up is ‘what should I visit first?’ We are here to tell you! Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument The first must-see site on our list is the Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, located in Prague. It is situated on the high promontory with a view on the Vltava. Great spot to have summer dates and take awesome pictures! It is free to visit, excluding some exhibitions and certain significant buildings. The complex includes notable buildings as a neo-Gothic church, 11th-century dome, and aRead more.