Prague Old Town

Prague Old Town
Prague Old Town A Short History Prague Old Town Square The heart of the city is Prague Old Town (Staré Město) and its central square. In the 11th century the settlements around the Castle spread to the right bank of the Vltava. A marketplace in...
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Maribor Slovenia Guide

Maribor Regional Museum
Maribor Castle Maribor Castle Today, Maribor castle is composed of two parts, the administrative court of the sovereign prince, built between 1478 and 1481, and the North-eastern corner of the city’s defence system (the castle’s bastion and the lodge). In 1620, when the Counts Khiessl...
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Lviv Ukraine Guide

Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet
Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet Lviv Theater of Opera and Ballet The Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet is a bright example of the Neo-Renaissance style in architecture. It is often compared with the Vienna State Opera for its grand façade and décor. Being...
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Bratislava Slovakia Guide

Bratislava Castle
Apponyi Palace Bratislava Apponyi Palace Bratislava The cellars and the ground-floor of the newly reconstructed premises of Apponyi Palace in Bratislava house the Museum of Viticulture. It documents the history of viticulture, vine growing, grape harvesting and processing in the territory of Bratislava from antiquity...
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Timisoara Romania Guide

Timisoara Romenia
History of Timisoara Timisoara Romenia Timisoara (Timișoara) has been inhabited since ancient times, by Dacians and later the Romans, who named it Castrum Temesiense. First mentioned in 1212 as a citadel, by the 14th century it became an important outpost in the fight between Christendom and the...
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Prague Castle and Hradcany

Prague Castle
Prague Castle Area History Prague Castle The history of Prague begins with the Prague Castle District, founded in the 9th century by Prince Bořivoj. Its commanding position high above the river Vltava soon made it the center of the lands ruled by the Přemyslids. The...
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