The City of a Hundred Spires, Prague is the largest and the capital city of the Czech Republic. Prague also serves as the capital of the historic Bohemian region. This city flares the essence of the Central European medieval architecture. The highly decorated castles like the majestic 9th century Prague Castle and the 14th century Charles Bridge display the century-old decorated architecture of the city. The city of Prague has served as the plot and location to many novels and movies. The old town Hall displays the popular Prague Astronomical Clock, which is a wonder in itself. The Jewish Quarters have always been favorite locations for many authors. Prague not only boasts of beautiful architecture and spires, but the cafes and restaurant serve some of the best authentic cuisines. The Gothic Charles Bridge offers some spectacular views of cruises and boats in the Vltava river. Witness the splendid Church of St. Nicholas, a display of the most beautiful Baroque church in the city.