Czech Republic, Europe
Languages: Czech, English
Best Time to Visit: May to October
Time Zone: GMT +1
Driving Side: Right Side
Main Attractions: Prague Castle, Prague City Museum, Zoo, Astronomical Clock and Old town Hall, Charles Bridge, Dancing House, National Museum, Museum of Miniatures, Estates Theater, Prague State Opera, etc.
One of the most visited tourist destinations in Europe, Prague is the capital city of Czech Republic. The official name of Prague is Hlavní Mesto Praha, meaning ‘Prague - the Capital City’. This city is considered to be one of the most beautiful places in Europe. Even after suffering a massive bomb raid during World War II, the place managed to restore its natural beauty and continues to attract tourists from all over the world. It is recommended that you bring extra camera film reels when you visit this place! The scintillating natural beauty of Prague will definitely stun you beyond belief. Check out tourist attractions and places to see in Prague.
Things to Do in Prague
Prague is the perfect tourist destination as it offers you a wide variety of places and tourist attractions that you can visit. Right from museums, to ancient castles, to synagogues, to opera theaters, to urban nightclubs; this place has practically everything that is required to tag this place as a ‘must-visit’ tourist destination. Visit places like the Prague castle, Charles Bridge, famous opera theaters in which some of the most renowned operas have been held including that of Rossini and Mozart. Also, don’t forget to visit the Prague zoo which is the largest of its kind in Europe. It has some 2000 animals from various species, including some really rare reptiles and birds.
The Mystical Museums
Prague has every reason to be proud of its museums. The range is simply marvelous and varies from historical artifacts to children’s painting to famous repertoires of music. Visit famous ones like the Museum of Miniatures, National Museum, Prague City Museum, Wax Museum, Museum of Decorative Arts, Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments, etc. They will definitely fascinate you beyond belief and you can be sure that you will end up have a gala time here. For once, museums are not boring!
Cuisine of Prague
The cuisine and traditional food of Prague is a food lover’s delight. The dishes are rich in vitamins and are quite heavy. Most popular dishes in Prague contain boiled beef and heavy soups made from chicken or potatoes. The meals are quite nourishing and filling and are a source of great energy. Prague has a number of restaurants and eating joints that make sure your hunger pangs are taken care of. The most loved dishes are made from beef, fish, ribs and boiled vegetables. Also, do try out strawberry cappuccino at the café joints; it is simply marvelous.
You are on a vacation and you miss out shopping - simply not believable right? Prague is a great destination to indulge in some really unique shopping experience. Unlike those glittering malls in hi-tech urban cities, the shopping places in Prague exude a unique old-world charm. The shops are located on certain shopping streets and offer you exotic items like crystal and glass work, some of the best quality hand blown glass, ethnic jewelry, china, etc. All of these are reasonably priced and you really need not worry about how it is going to affect your budget.