Prague, Czech Republic, is a city of stunning physical beauty. The capitals of many other European nations were flattened or heavily damaged during World War II, but Prague survived intact.
Thanks to Prague's role as a focal point of culture and commerce for nearly a millennium, it retains evidence of the many nationalities that have influenced and sometimes dominated its course in history. Gothic and baroque spires, art-nouveau facades and even cubist structures reflect a crucible of German,... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2013 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.