Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic. Known as the city of the Towers or the Golden City, it is a magical place to travel to.
Labeled as a UNESCO heritage place, Prague is full of history and there are hundreds of things to be done. If you are travelling to Prague, San Vito’s Cathedral is one of the most popular attractions. Located at the heart of Mala Strana quarter, it is the best example of gothic architecture in the city. Its proximity to the Castle makes it a mandatory stop if you are visiting this historic quarter.
The Castle of Prague is the biggest old castle in the world and one of the city’s cultural landmarks. Within the castle you will find the Royal Palace or the Powder Tower, but there are also several ecclesiastical buildings of different architectonical styles. It is very easy to get the castle and since it is place in the city centre, but you can also take the tram from your hotel.
The city centre, known as Stare Mesto, is one of the most recommended areas for you to visit. With beautiful streets packed with people it is where most of the hotels are placed. Once there, you mustn’t miss the Josefov, the Jewish quarter. Packed with synagogues such as St. Nicholas Church, its proximity to the Old Town Square makes it a mandatory stop if you are visiting Prague. From there, you can also visit the astronomical clock or the Old Town Bridge Tower. The Municipal House, with the largest concert hall in Prague, is also worth visiting.
All this makes Prague one of the most popular touristic destinations in Europe. A combination of history and culture, as well as a huge entertainment option make this lively city a great destination for a break.