The conference will take place in the National Technical Library, located centrally in the university campus in Prague 6. The famous city of Prague lies in the heart of Europe and, due to its abundance of cultural attractions and rich historic architecture, is one of the most popular European tourist destinations.
The famous city of Prague lies in the heart of Europe and, due to its abundance of cultural attractions and rich historic architecture, is one of the most popular European tourist destination. From the conference venue the popular historical sight, the Prague Castle with famous St Vitus Cathedral that is a prominent part of city’s panorama can be easily reached. Many museums and exhibitions are situated in castle buildings, churches or chapels whose history dates back to 10th century.
Prague Lesser Town, a historical district with many baroque buildings such as the Wallenstein Palace, which currently hosts the Czech Senate or the St. Nicholas Church lies bellow the Castle. The Prague Old Town and Jewish Quarter with the Europe’s oldest surviving Jewish cemetery can be reached by the famous Charles Bridge flanked by Gothic Bridge Towers. The cobblestone paved Old Town Square is another turistic attraction enclosed by many historical buildings such as the Old Town City Hall with Astronomical Clock or the Gothic Church of Our Lady before Týn.
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The Czech Republic lies in the middle of Central Europe and has a rich and full history. Although the country is relatively small (78 866 km2) there are twelve sites that have been entered in the UNESCO list of World Heritage sites and six UNESCO biosphere reservations (http://www.czechtourism.com/). The historical city of Prague is the primary tourist attraction, but other places such as Český Krumlov, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with famous castle complex and 300 protected medieval buildings or Kutná Hora with magnificent cathedral of St. Barbara are also popular among visitors from all over the world. For those who want to combine sightseeing with relaxation, there are many spa towns, such as Karlovy Vary, Mariánské Lázně or Františkovy Lázně.
The famous Pilsner Beer takes name from the city of Plzeň, where you can visit the Pilsner Urquell Brewery and Brewery Museum.