WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) Prague Orloj: The oldest functioning astronomical clock in the world
(WorldKings.org) The clock was first installed in 1410, making it the third-oldest astronomical clock in the world and the oldest clock still in operation.
(WorldKings.org) Prague has many nicknames, but the most common nickname is the Heart of Europe because of its location in the center of the continent or The City of Hundred Spires.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - February 2, 2023 – The 135th anniversary of Frank Sprague's opening of America's first electric rail system (1888)
(Worldkings.org) In February 1888, the electric street railway system designed by Frank Julian Sprague for the Richmond Union Passenger Railway began operating in Richmond, Virginia. Sprague's Richmond system became the lasting prototype for electric street railways because of its large-scale practicality and operating superiority.
(WorldKings.org) The castle is among the most visited tourist attractions in Prague attracting over 1.8 million visitors annually.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) – Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space: World's largest exhibition in the field of scenography and theatre architecture
(Worldkings.org) The Prague Quadrennial strives to present performance design as an art form concerned with creation of active performance environments, that are far beyond merely decorative or beautiful, but emotionally charged, where design can become a quest, a question, an argument, a threat, a resolution, an agent of change, or a provocation.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) – Prague pneumatic post: World's last preserved municipal pneumatic post system
(Worldkings.org) Today pneumatic dispatch systems are increasingly rare; however, operational examples do exist.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe - Prague Castle: The largest and oldest ancient castle in the world
(Worldkings.org) Prague is recognized as the world's largest and oldest ancient.
( Worldkings) Thirty years ago, Prague was a mystery to travelers in Europe; now, however, it is one of the most popular destinations on the continent, drawing about 4 million visitors each year.