Prague has been the political, cultural, and economic center of the Czech state for over 1100 years and is widely considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.
Praha 1 (a district) is the oldest part of the city, original "Town of Prague", and has by far the most number of attractions.
Castle - the Historic nexus of the city, and the highest point on the left bank
Lesser Town (Mala strana)- the settlement around the castle; location of most governmental authorities, including Czech Parliament
Old Town (Stare mesto) - the nucleus of the right bank, the oldest part of Prague
New Town (Nove mesto) - the district adjacent to Old Town, established in the 14th century
Jewish Town (Josefov) - the old Jewish ghetto