Prague Introduction: 1000 years at the Center of European History
- Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Prague 1
- Product code: PG-Introduction-Private
*Journey through the Old and New Towns, discovering Prague’s emergence as a center of medieval learning as well as of brutal religious conflict.
*Learn to distinguish the Czech capital’s legendary array of architecture (Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Art Nouveau, Cubist) while grasping the religious and nationalist movements that fostered each style.
*Explore twentieth-century events: WW1 and the first Czechoslovak Republic, the Nazi occupation, the Prague Spring protests of 1968 and the Velvet Revolution of 1989.
*Stroll by the oldest-functioning synagogue in Europe while learning of Prague’s ancient Jewish community.
*Discuss the evolving state of Czech politics and society today, 30 years after the fall of the Iron Curtain.