Czech Republic is known for its rich history and hospitable traditions. Do you want to know more about mystical attractions, charming architecture and saturated nightlife. Choose Prague for the best weekend of your life! Don’t stress even if you don’t know much about Prague. You’ve chosen the right article to know more about this city. Keep reading in order to get answers to the questions, which can bear in your mind.
What’s the best time to visit Prague?
Prague is always welcoming tourists all over the world as a top tourist destination in Europe. If you need an advice, what is the best time to visit the capital of Czech Republic, you should consider, what do you want to do in the city. Prague became one of the most popular destinations in Europe to travel during Christmas and New Year holidays. Traditionally one month before Christmas holidays the city becomes illuminated with thousands of lights everywhere. You will feel this festive atmosphere, and it will reflect your mood. Let’s say, Prague is the right place to feel the fairy spirit of Christmas. However, it is not the rule to visit Czech Republic in winter time. If you don’t like cold weather, plan your trip to Prague for warm period of time. You can enjoy beauty of trees and smell of flowers during spring and summer seasons. It’s your trip and your decision!
What Is Interesting In The Center Of Prague?
It’s impossible to avoid the Old Town Square once you are in Prague! Just go there, and you will be amazed. This place preserved the old spirit of the 10th century. It’s all about buildings’ facades, cafés interiors and horses with carts. Did they invent a time machine? Well, the effect of the back times was achieved because of talented Prague’s renovators, who were able to remain the main traits of the Gothic architecture. The whole central part of the city preserve the same style, and the Old Town Square is the centerpiece of it. This is the place, which make you relax and imagine the life of Prague several centuries ago. Take a tour guide or read history of this place for better imagination.
Why The Charles Bridge Is So Popular?
It’s a must-see thing to cross the Vltava River by the famous Charles Bridge in Prague. What makes it so popular? The Charles Bridge has rich history. It is named after the Czech King Charles IV, who commissioned the construction in the 15th century. The bridge played important role in connection Old Town with Prague’s Castle. Let’s say, the Charles Bridge is the symbol of Prague. Moreover, it’s free as well as most of bridges. The bridge is totally pedestrian, so you can meet there not only tourists all over the world taking photos with 30 baroque statues along the Charles Bridge. Moreover you will meet plenty of locals here, who sell souvenirs around. The Charles Bridge turned to be a major tourist destination and souvenir market in the center of the city.
The Mystery Of The Prague Castle
The Prague Castle is a major attraction in Prague. Are you wondering why? It’s one of few places in Prague, where you can have a breathtaking view to the center of the city.
This place has always been a seat of rulers and remained to be a residence of the Czech President. The whole area of the Prague Castle is the place of interest thanks to tremendous Gothic cathedrals and entertaining museums around. For instance, where can you find a Museum of Barbie Dolls in Europe, if it’s not in Prague?
Where To Go For One Day Outside Prague?
If you feel like you have seen everything in Prague, consider Karlovy Vary as a good idea for a day trip. It’s a known spa resort in the Western part of Czech Republic. It is worthy to visit it at least for one-two days in order to see this gem among mountains. Tourists adore this place because of wonderful landscapes around, water saturated with useful minerals and vivid architecture. Karlovy Vary is a town located in the middle of mountains. It is recommended to visit it in autumn, when it is surrounded by landscape of multicolored trees. You will be astonished with plenty of colours around you - green, yellow, brown and red all together.
Karlovy Vary is the place of the Jan Becher company production. It is the place or origin of the known herbal alcoholic balm “Becherovka”, which is used as digestive aid in medicine.
Most of tourist, who come to Karlovy Vary for a day trip, want to end their trip in an open-air swimming pool at the high point with a wide observation to the town and surrounded mountains.
It’s the high time to start thinking about visiting Prague. When are you planning to go there? I wish you to have a safe trip and enjoyable experience!