Situated near the Vltava River, the Dancing House was designed by architects, Frank Gehry and Vlado Milunić (1992-1996) to resemble a couple dancing. This building is unique amidst the traditional architecture in Prague.
Sigmund Freud, one of the most famous and influential psychologists of the 20th century was actually born in Moravia (May 6, 1856), which is now a part of the Czech Republic.
According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Prague Castle is the largest castle complex in the world, with an area of almost 70,000 m².
The Strahov Library contains more than 200,000 old prints (16th to 18th centuries), 3,000 manuscripts and 1,500 first prints.
Madeline Albright, a Czech native and born in Prague, was the first female U.S. Secretary of State (1997-2001) appointed by President Clinton.
There are hundreds of Czech words in common with the English language. For example, taxi, metro, robot, film, and tram are all used in the Czech language.