There are many beautiful old castles and cathedrals in Prague. It is simply impossible to see them all in one trip. Therefore, pay attention to the main attractions of Prague, which can be found in the tourist map in Russian - with names and a brief description. St. Vitus Cathedral This majestic building can be seen from almost all corners of the city. The first stone of the cathedral was laid in 1344, the construction lasted for 6 centuries. The central bronze gate is decorated with chimeras and gargoyles, while the side gates are decorated with paintings about King Wenceslas and Bishop Vojtech. St. Vitus Cathedral In the southern part of the Cathedral are the Golden Gate and the bell tower 96.5 meters high with an amazing clock. They consist of two dials that show minutes and hours separately. To get to the tower's observation deck, you will have to climb 298 steps of a spiral staircase, but the view of the city from there is worth it. The Charles Bridge This is a real work of art of medieval architecture 520 meters long. The bridge is decorated with sculptures and towers. Prague's street artists, musicians and souvenir dealers gather here. Prague Castle The largest operating castle complex in the world with an area of 70,000 square meters. An amazing ensemble of architectural buildings in various styles and green gardens has been preserved here. The city is surrounded by a fortress wall and consists of three courtyards. Entrance to the complex is free. You only need to buy tickets for individual buildings or if you want to walk around the Castle with a guide. Prague Castle A detailed map of Prague with sights will help you navigate the complex on your own. Every day at noon in Prague Castle, the changing of the guard of honor of the Presidential Guard, the oldest elite military unit in the Czech Republic, takes place. The ceremony is accompanied by an orchestra. dancing House A photo of this Prague landmark should definitely appear in your album. The non-standard house was built in 1996 from two cylindrical towers - straight and curved. As conceived by the chief architect, they depict Fred Astaire and Ginger Roberts, the famous dance duo of the 1940s. Old Town Square The square is located in the very center of the historical part of the city. On it you will see baroque, rococo, gothic, renaissance houses. The Prague Astronomical Clock and the monument to Jan Hus are also located here.