The modern city of Prague is filled with historic sites that attract people from all over the globe. The section of the city known as Old Town includes Old Town Square which is the home of the medieval Astronomical Clock, that shows the position of the sun and the moon in the sky and the apostles and other sculptures are shown on the clock as it tells the time.
The Charles Bridge and the Old New Synagogue which is a gothic design was built in 1270. It is one of the oldest surviving synagogues in Europe. New Town is the home of the famous Wenceslas Square where celebrations, demonstrations and other public gatherings are held on a regular basis. The square is named after Saint Wenceslas who is the patron saint of Bohemia.