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Prague is home to numerous beautiful historic buildings, cathedrals and parks. Excursions to Cathedral of St. Vitus are very popular among travellers. The construction of the cathedral started in the middle of the 14th century. The relics of St. Vitus, which were brought to the church in 1355, are considered the main symbol of the church. The sanctuary is also a popular place of pilgrimage. According to a legend, St. Vith was a great healer and he could heal even epilepsy. Basilica of St. Jiri, which was built in the beginning of the 10th century, is another attraction that is worth your closest attention. The church houses numerous sarcophagi of the ancient patrons of the city, as well as holy martyrs.
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Wenceslas Square is also an important historical object. A hundred years ago all most important meetings and celebrations were conducted here. Nowadays there are many trendy shops and boutiques near the square, as well as several nightclubs and bars. Staroměstské náměstí is, without a doubt, a no less remarkable place of attraction. During medieval times the square was the location of either brutal executions or magnificent coronations. Schwarzenberg Palace is a prominent architectural landmark of the city. The palace, which was built in the 16th century, amazes travelers not only by its exceptionally beautiful appearance, but also by rich decoration of halls. Many furniture items and elements of decoration are truly valuable museum pieces.
Continue your observation of the city and its architectural landmarks by visiting Belvedere Palace. The palace is the most beautiful building in the city and a gorgeous example of the Renaissance style. The construction of the palace took place by order of King Ferdinand; the building is distinguished not only by fantastic design of the facade, but also by luxurious interior of its premises. Belvedere is located next to a beautiful park, on the territory of which is located one more important attraction - a singing fountain. Don’t forget to visit Prague Castle - one of the oldest buildings of the city, the construction of which took place in the 9th century. Every day at noon a solemn changing of guards is made in the square near the castle. There are always many tourists who come to see this amazing performance.
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Cityguide on - fascinating sightseeing in Prague, Czech Republic. The spots and sights 'must visit' and 'must see' once you are in Prague: temples, museums, architectural and historical monuments. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the popular places of Prague.