Hub for Czech Airlines, it served 11.6 million passengers in 2006
The Prague Castle was founded around 880 by prince Bořivoj of the Premyslid dynasty. 1355 Prague becomes the capital of the Holy Roman Empire. The Austro-Hungarian empire falls in 1918 and Prague becomes the capital of independent Czechoslovakia. Czech Republic and Slovakia split into 2 countries on January 1,1993. Prague becomes the capital of the Czech Republic.
The original, brewed in Budweis, Czech Republic. Not to be confused with the inferior United States brew.
The worlds first blonde, clear and sparkling lager. Before this all beers were dark.
1841-1904. He and Bedrich Smetana are considered the founders of the Czech National School of Music
1917-2007; Known as a Canadian composer. Escaped Czechoslovakia and fled to Canada in 1940.
1841-1904; Romantic composer
1854-1928; neoclassical composer of orchestral music and opera
1824-1884; nationalistic composer; composed The Bartered Bride
1,231 km. Germany / Czech Republic
Until 1918. A historical region in central Europe, occupying the western two-thirds of the traditional Czech Lands, currently the Czech Republic. In a broader meaning, it often refers to the entire Czech territory, including Moravia and Czech Silesia, especially in historical contexts, such as the Kingdom of Bohemia.
The original church, on a rotunda plan, was founded by "good king" St. Wenceslas (of Christmas carol fame) in 925. This was replaced with a Romanesque basilica in the late 11th century.
Plzen Cathedral was built in 1292
Largest graveyard in Prague
Situated above a McDonald's in Prague