Prague is the capital and the biggest city of Czech Republic. It is also the historical, cultural, economical and political hub of Czech Republic. Prague Castle has played a great role in generating the name to this beautiful European city. It is also said that the history of the city begins with Prague Castle, which dates back to 9th century. Sometimes referred to as ‘The Crown of The World‘, Prague boasts of great historical monuments, rich music presence and romance among other attractions. The historical core of the city, which covers 866 hectares, has been listed in the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage from 1992. Since the fall of Iron Curtain, Prague has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe.
Prague, Czech Republic Holiday
Prague, being a tourist’s paradise, offers everything a traveler could hope for. Pick from romantic places overlooking the city, historical sites, museums, galleries to wild parties that go till dawn. A holiday here in this beautiful city will surely feel like a fairytale. Host of historical places in Prague is a good place to start your Czech Republic vacation. Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, Old Town Bridge Tower, Old Town Hall with the Astronomical Clock, St. Nicholas Church and Vysehrad are some of the most amazing monuments of Prague that dates back to several hundred years back. You can get lost in the past by looking at these rich historical Prague tourist attractions.
If you love music, you can choose from an array of music events everyday. These range everything from classical music to latest pop music. Local and international talents raise the roof here. Music clubs and theaters in Prague offer people plentiful of entertainment. The Prague Spring International Music Festival is one such event where you can find a showcase of outstanding, jazz, symphonies and orchestras from around the globe. If you prefer a more upbeat and some rock music, the seasons bring concerts of most popular bands around the world.
If you prefer a diverse holiday experience, you can ride on a Prague cruiser on the Vltava River. Most major Prague architectures are built around Vltava River, that runs 31 kilometers through the city. These include towers, church spires and cupolas, palaces, town houses, gardens and parks. If you like sports, you can try golf, tennis and bob sleighing. If all that fails, there’s always Czech beer to put you in the mood and make you warm. Contrary to what you might have heard, Prague does not stop for the winter season.
Couples to this romantic city can wander the snow-dusted cobblestone streets hand in hand, explore beautiful bridges and Petrín View Tower – a scaled down version of Eiffel Tower, gaze at art in the Veletrzni Palace, or take a walk through the woods of Petrin.
It’s no secret that Prague has been a cultural hub of Europe for over 1,000 years. So what are you waiting for? To get a head start, compare Prague hotels online for the best price and plan your vacation. With a mix of medieval architecture, old warm charm and outdoor adventure, Prague can be your next holiday favorite.