1- Although the towns of Prague formed a territorially continuous whole, they were still administratively separate. After unsuccessful attempts by Charles IV (1367–1377) and later by Jan Želivský (1421–1424) and Jan Pašek (1524–1528) to join the Old Town and the New Town, the unification of the four towns of Prague (Old and New Town, Lesser Town and Hradčany) hadn’t taken place until 1784. The court decree of 12th February 1784 by Joseph II created a unified Prague.


2- You can find one very interesting object in Vyšehrad – the Devil’s Column which is a formation of three stone columns. They may be a part of the former Romanesque Basilica or it could be a column for measuring time. There is a story about the devil that threw the stones to Vyšehrad in anger because the bet which he lost with a priest.

3- Prague’s Jalta Hotel was a cold war hotbed of snooping and intrigue. A bunker that served as the spying center on foreign diplomats and businessmen staying at the Jalta has opened up allowing tourists a fascinating glimpse into a dark past.

It has now opened a museum of communist-era history that the public can visit on guided tours.

4- In the St. Georges monastery’s archives from the Prague Castle, is a first mention of the Trojan vineyard. Situated in Troja, it was producing wines for our kings, generations after generations. Since the 18th Century, the little property, was named after Jan Kašpar Salaba, the owner. The modern history of the Salabka vineyard began in the years 1953 – 1955.


5- After the death of the first communist Czechoslovak president the Communist Party decided to embalm his body and expose it to the public after the fashion of Lenin. For this purpose, the  Mausoleum was established at Prague´s Vítkov.