Part of Prague’s allure is its varied history—the city has been the center of countries and wars. But Prague's other standout feature is its beauty: short white buildings with red roofs, sky-high ancient church spires, green trees dotting the landscape, and a river lined with bridges. From hundreds of years ago till now, the truly breathtaking sights of Prague have made it a favorite city of people from all backgrounds. Here, 12 visual reasons why.
Above, the Vltava River is framed by Prague’s quaint cityscape.