The Charles Bridge has mathematical significance Charles IV laid the first stone of this famous monument at 5.31 am on July 9, 1357. The notoriously superstitious king was into astrology and numerology, and chose this date because of its written form: 1-3-5-7-9-7-5-3-1 (year, day, month, time). Add this information to the stunning views and saintly statues, and Charles Bridge is clearly a required item on any list of what to see in Prague.
The historic center of Prague, the Old Town (Staré Město), is where you’ll find the splendid Old Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí), one of the best places to begin exploring the city. The most significant square of historical Prague was founded in the 12th century and has witnessed many historical events. Beside the Old Town Hall and the Church of Our Lady before Tyn dominates the square baroque Church of St. Nicholas, the rococo Kinsky Palace, a gothic palace Stone Bell House and the monumental memorial of Jan Hus. The paving of the square indicated the place of execution of 27 Czech noblemen (1621) and the Prague meridian. The area of Square is just over 9000 m². For its significance Old Town Square was declared in 1962 a national cultural monument. The Old Town Hall The Old Town Hall tower […]
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