Prague: The Perfect European Holiday Destination

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

A view from the Charles Bridge in Prague

A view from the Charles Bridge in Prague | (c) Photo By LeMill

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.

Street musicians in Prague performing a Polka

Street Musicians in Prague | (c) Photo By genvessel

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.

Vltava River in Prague

Vltava River in Prague | (cc) Photo By Petr Novák, Wikipedia

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.

19 Responses to “Prague: The Perfect European Holiday Destination”

  1. Crimea says:

    Prague is really nice place , we spent there nice days with my BF. ;)

    very romantic and they have great beer ;)

  2. karen says:

    I am looking for a beautiful place to spend with my husband so we can create a beautiful memory together. Prague will be a perfect holiday destination in Czech Republic. Your article indeed an answered prayer. Thank you so much for this article.

  3. Prague is absolutely on my “to go” list! I love the bridges and the idea of walking along snow dusted cobblestone…thanks for painting such beautiful picture!
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  4. Amer says:

    Haven’t been to Prague before. Have heard so many good things about it that I think I’m due to visit it soon. Great article!
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  5. I have always been interested in Prague, but now that you tell me there’s lots of music everywhere, and that I see the beautiful bridges, I will definitely move it up a few notches on my list. Thanks for the article.
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  6. inka says:

    This post comes in very handy indeed, as I think of visiting over Christmas. Preferably from Istanbul with the Orient Express.

  7. Greath says:

    Prague is on my hit list, but think I’ll wait until spring :) . Found your blog on btw.
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  8. Shalu Sharma says:

    I have not been to Prague but know a few people who have been to study there at Charles Medical College and they have said that its a great place not only to live but also to go on holiday.
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  9. I finally got to visit Prague last December after having it on my dream list for so long. I loved it. It was especially nice to be able to visit the Christmas markets. Beautiful city.
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    • Shamis says:

      I’ve only been to Christmas markets in Canada but I’m sure the Prague Christmas markets are really nice too, like you mentioned.

  10. Love love love Prague! I still have to write about it (+ Santorini). It’s so difficult to articulate its beauty in words!
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    • Shamis says:

      This sure is a beautiful city with so many tourist attractions. Looking forward to reading about both the cities on your travel blog, Aleah :)