A Quick Tour Of World’s Largest Castle; Prague Castle 🇨🇿
Prague Castle is a castle complex in Prague, Czech Republic, built in the 9th century. It is also the office of President Miloš Zeman of the country.
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Prague Castle is the largest ancient castle in the world, occupying a area of almost 70,000 sq.metres,at about 570 metres in length & 130 metres wide.
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It is an ancient symbol of the Czech State, the most significant Czech monument & one of the most important cultural institutions in the country. 🇨🇿
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It was most likely founded in around 880 by Prince Borivoj of the Premyslid Dynasty. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it consists of large-scale palaces.
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It also hosts ecclesiastical buildings of various architectural styles, from the remains of Romanesque-style buildings from the 10th century...
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...through Gothic modifications of the 14th century. Since the Velvet Revolution, Prague Castle has undergone significant and ongoing repairs.
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St. Vitus Cathedral - the largest and most important place of worship in Prague - is also a part of the castle complex.
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It is also home to Prague’s Golden Lane! A lovely street of colourful cottages built in the 16th century to house Rudolph ll’s castle guards.
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But, Golden Lane didn’t always look the way it does now. After World War ll, the street was integrated into the castle and the houses were repainted.
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Today, it proudly sits atop the beautiful capital, and views from here are justifiably stunning. A trip to Prague should be on everyone’s list! 🇨🇿
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