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Considered as one of the most stunning cities in Central Europe and even around the globe, Prague is a city of rich history, rustic cobblestoned streets, and remarkable architecture. Filled with tourist spots, old-school cafes and beer joints, Prague is the destination for those who enjoy history, culture as well as serenity.
Situated in a romantic riverside setting along with charming bridges, Prague is well known for being one of the most well-preserved cities in all over Europe. Often referred to as 'the City of a Hundred Spires', Prague’s skyline is surrounded with historical domed structures and a number of extraordinary medieval church spires. From the magnificent Prague Castle to the Old Town Square and Astronomical Clock, all the tourist places in Prague gives a trip to the past while racing towards the future.
Prague Castle – This castle complex in Prague dates back to the 9th century. It is the official office of Czech Republic’s president. The castle is undoubtedly one of the most famous places in Prague, adding a rustic charm to the skyline of the city. Once serving as the home of Bohemia's kings and royalties, this castle exemplifying some of the chief architectural styles of the last millennium.
Charles Bridge (Karluv Most) - Another heavenly Prague’s point of interest, Charles Bridge is an iconic structure of Prague where a large number of tourist visit every year to cherish its craftsmanship. With the length of 520 meters, this famous bridge in Europe offers plenty of picture perfect views. Constructed in the year 1357, the Charles Bridge was built as a component of Charles IV's monumental building programme substituting the earlier Judita Bridge.
The Clementinum and the National Library - The National Library and the Clementinum are amongst a group of icon buildings which reflect the rich past of the country. The Clementinum is a massive complex consisting of a plethora of exceptional baroque and rococo architectures, primarily occupied by the Czech National Library. Even though the majority of the complex is closed for travellers, they can freely sightsee the courtyards or can choose a guided tour which lasts for 50 minutes. The tour consists of Baroque Library Hall, the Astronomical Tower and the Chapel of Mirrors.
The Old Town Square and Astronomical Clock - This area is where most of the historic sites are housed reflecting the rich past of Prague. The place is the best way to begin the trip here. The 12th-century Old Town Square nestled in the Old Town serves as a heart of tourism comprising of elements ideal for travellers of every age group. One will find many tourist attractions near place including square including palaces, churches and old houses.
The Municipal House - Demonstrating the Art Nouveau to its best, the Municipal House which was established in 1912 is the finest of PragueÍs architecture. Designed mainly by Antonin Balsànek and Osvald PolÕvka with a noteworthy contribution from different major Czech artists, the Municipal House has been wholly restored to its original form lately. Its stunning architecture boasts of housing one of the most remarkable and largest concert venues, Smetana Hall along with various other salient features.
Prague Zoo - The best place to explore mother nature is one of the top tourist attractions in Prague. An ideal spot to explore the fauna and flora, this zoo is spread across an area of 143 acres. Constructed in 1931, this wonderfully maintained zoo is just the right kind of spot especially for children to enjoy the trip. The place houses around more than 4800 animals of about 700 species, making it one of the most visited tourist places in Prague.
Thanks to the international airport in the city, it is quite easy to travel to Prague by flight. The Vaclav Havel Airport in Prague is one of the busiest airports among the European Union countries. The airport is a hub for Czech Airlines and is well-connected to many cities all over the world.
Prague is known to have one of the finest public transportation systems in entire Europe. Two-thirds of Prague's population use metro, trams, and buses which nearly cover all of the cities and outskirts. The metro especially makes getting around town a breeze since it enables tourists to cover long distances in a few minutes. If someone is unable to continue to their destination on foot, they have an option to catch a tram or bus available close to the subway station.
The best times to visit Prague is during the spring and early fall when the weather is mild, and the place is less crowded. Since the city has an overall chilly climate, the warmer summer months see the largest influx of travellers – which also means higher hotel tariffs.
Palačinky – These thin Czech pancakes look just like French crepes but are cooked with a different method and batter. This pancake is typically rolled up and served with fillings like nuts, whipped cream, jam, or fruits. This is the perfect meal for people who have a sweet tooth.
Trdelník– This scrumptious treat is prepared by wrapping pastry dough around a wooden or metal stick and then roasting it over an open flame. After it is roasted, it is nicely coated with cinnamon or sugar. Watching this pastry being made is quite a fascinating sight.
Vepřo-knedlo-zelo – This heart dish is prepared with the help of ingredients like roast pork, bread dumplings, and stewed cabbage. The majority of Czech dishes tend to be heavy on dumplings and meat, but the vepřo-knedlo-zelo is a nutrient-balanced option providing a healthy amount of fiber.
Indian By Nature
Namaste India Indian Restaurant
Rang De Basanti
Cerna Ruze – One of the oldest shopping centres in Prague, Cerna Ruze is located in a beautiful Baroque building, which is popularly visited by both locals and visitors. This is where you buy Pierre Cardin bags, leather jackets, and Bohemian crystal. Cerna Ruze is a good mix of expensive and affordable stores, where shoppers come to shop or just explore.
Europark Shopping Center – This massive shopping centre has a variety of shops including cosmetic and perfume stores, fashion, accessories and shoe stores, baby shops, children's shops, pet shops as well as bookshops. Tourists can find stores of international brands like H&M, Kara Trutnov, Wrangler, Marionnaud, and Lee.
Arkady Pankrac – Situated in the residential area of Pankrac, Arkady Pankras has become one of the finest shopping spots in Prague. Housing 125 shops, this place is of the largest shopping malls in Prague. Shoppers can find a variety of stores here such as electronic shops, fashion shops, flower shops, perfume shops, jewellery boutiques, bookshops, and sports shops.
It is important to keep the list of popular healthcare centres to always be ready for any emergency that a tourist may face during the trip. It’s a great idea to invest in a travel insurance policy to keep the journey secured from all sides. Here is a list of popular healthcare centres of Prague.
Malvazinky Castle Clinic
The official currency of Prague is Czech Crown (CZK)
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