If you want to get to know Prague where our Czech Language Courses are held, this section may help you.
If you decide for our Czech Course in Prague, you will probably want to stay longer not only because you will enjoy our Czech Course in Prague so much but because you may also fall in love with Prague – in case you haven’t yet. As the Czech capital is a modern, vibrant, European city where everybody finds what s/he loves. Prague is a city you simply can’t miss!
The capital of the Czech Republic is the most valuable historical city reserve. From 1992 the historical core of the city covering 866 hectares is the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
"Praga caput regni" has been inscribed in the Prague´s coat of arms. And rightly so. Since its beginnings Prague has always played an important role in the history of the Czech nation and Europe. Since the Middle Ages Prague has been famous as one of the most beautiful cities of the world and has been attributed adjectives as "golden Prague", "City of a Hundred Spires", …
Throughout centuries prominent personalities paid homage to it. W. A. Mozart, L. van Beethoven, F. M. Dostojevskij, A. Rodin, O. Kokoschka, Queen Elizabeth II, Pope Benedict XVI and others professed their beguilement by its attractiveness and architectural beauty. The native town is reflected in the works of Jan Neruda, Jaroslav Hašek, Jaroslav Seifert, Franz Kafka, Max Brod or Egon Erwin Kisch.
Prague represents a unique collection of historical monuments dominated by the Prague Castle which towers high above the city. It is a specimen of all artistic styles and art movements. The historical core of the city is situated on both banks of the Vltava river and consists of 6 parts - formerly independant urban units unified in the 18th century. They are as follows: Staré Město (Old Town), Nové Město (New Town), Jewish Town Josefov, Malá Strana (Lesser Town), Hradčany and Vyšehrad. Naturally, most of the historical monuments, museums and galleriess are concentrated right there.