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Prague Castle: Hradcanske square

The Magic Prague Castle at Night

The Prague Castle was most likely founded in around 880 by Prince Borivoj of the Premyslid Dynasty. It is considered to be the biggest castle in the world. More time ago, the Prague Castle was the site of the Kings of Bohemia and some Holy Roman Emperors. The Bohemian Crown Jewels are still kept here. Now, the Prague Castle serves as the official site of the presidents of Czech Republic. Enjoy the magic nighty atmosphere!  Celý příspěvek

Mont-St-Michel: A panoramic view

Mont-St-Michel, a Magic Island in Normandy

The tidal island Mont-St-Michel (in English St. Michael’s Mount) is located at the mouth of Couesnon River in Lower Normandy (France). Sometimes, it is attributed to the nearby Brittanny as well. The first chapel devoted to St. Michael was founded by bishop Aubert of Avranches in the 8th century. Later, the island was converted to a fortified abbey. In 1789, the abbey was closed and converted to a prison for about 90 years. Celý příspěvek