The Prague Castle is a prominent landmark in the Czech capital city. The castle is regarded as one of the largest ancient castles in history. The Prague Castle of Prague was the seat of many rulers of the region through the centuries.
The Prague Castle in Prague is a functional structure. The Crown Jewels of the Bohemian Kingdom are kept within the castle premises. The present structure of the Prague Castle was the result of many centuries of gradual construction. The Basilica of Saint George and the Basilica of Saint Vitus was the first structures to be constructed on the site. The first of the many Roman
styled palace was built during the 12th century. The 14th century saw Prague Castle being rebuilt in a Gothic style.
The Nazis occupied Prague castle during the Second World War. The castle was under the direct control of the Nazi functionary Reinhard Heydrich. Prague Castle was the local command control of the Nazi occupation forces through the duration of the war. The Castle became the administrative headquarters of the Czechoslovakian government after World War II. Major part of the castle is open to tourists. The Prague Castle contains a museum dedicated to the preservation of Baroque art. A toy museum is also present.