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Getting to Know the Prague city

  1. By Kevin
  2. On Dec 25, 2017
  3. Europe
  4. Travel Tips

If you have enough time to travel in Prague city,just walking around it,and getting to know the city in depth.About 600 years before Prague's popular uprising brought down Communism,the Czech people began a long tradition of what might be considered a unique form of political protest--tossing people out of the window!

Getting to Know the Prague city

Important spots need to know about the city:

Charles University,central Europe's first postsecondary school,opened in Prague in 1348.

Albert Einstein was a professor of physics in Prague from 1911 to 1912.

The word robot was coined by Czech writer Karel Capek and comes from a Slavic root meaning"to work."

Contact lenses were invented by a Czech scientist.

Baroness Bertha von Suttner,the first female recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1905,was born in Prague and lived in the KinskýPalace on Old Town Square.