“The Mother of Cities” is a nickname for which city?
– St. Petersburg
Long considered one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, Prague is the historic cultural, economic and political center of the Czech state. This “Mother of Cities” traces its history back 1100 years. It is one of the most visited cities on the European continent. Prague has a historical look and atmosphere, with its labyrinthine medieval cobblestone streets winding around extraordinarily beautiful churches and palaces of all architectural styles. UNESCO includes Prague’s historic center in the list of World Heritage Sites. Prague Castle claims the Guinness Book of World Record’s title as the world’s largest ancient castle. Source: Private-Prague-Guide.com
Capital of the Czech Republic
Prague, capital city of the Czech Republic, is bisected by the Vltava River. Nicknamed “the City of a Hundred Spires,” it’s known for its Old Town Square, the heart of its historic core, with colorful baroque buildings, Gothic churches and the medieval Astronomical Clock, which gives an animated hourly show. Completed in 1402, pedestrian Charles Bridge is lined with statues of Catholic saints.
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