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Historic Centre of Prague

Historic Centre of Prague
Historic Centre of Prague
Country: Czech Republic
Lat/Lon: 50.5.22.992, 14.25.9.984
Category: Cultural Sites
Criteria: (ii)(iv)(vi)
Date of Inscription: 1992
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/616

Built between the 11th and 18th centuries, the Old Town, the Lesser Town and the New Town speak of the great architectural and cultural influence enjoyed by this city since the Middle Ages. The many magnificent monuments, such as Hradcani Castle, St Vitus Cathedral, Charles Bridge and numerous churches and palaces, built mostly in the 14th century under the Holy Roman Emperor, Charles IV.

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Capital: Prague
Currency: Czech crown (CZK)
Language: Czech, Slovak
Time Zone: UTC+1

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