Prague Old Town

Prague Old Town
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 what is now Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí) was first mentioned in...
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Maribor Slovenia Guide

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

Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet
The Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet is a bright example of the Neo-Renaissance style in architecture. It's often compared with the Vienna State Opera for its grand façade and décor. Being built in 1900 by a design by the Polish architect Zygmunt Gorgolewski, the...
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Bratislava Slovakia Guide

Bratislava Castle
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 up to the 20th century. The...
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Timisoara Romania Guide

Timisoara Romenia
People lived in Timisoara (Timișoara) since ancient times. First there were the 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 Muslim Ottoman...
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