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Prague 935 yd from city centre
Hotel Adler is conveniently located in the city centre, only a 5-minute walk away from Wenceslas Square, in a very quiet...
Prague 849 yd from city centre
Michelangelo Grand Hotel ***** is conveniently located in the historic town centre, just a few steps from famous Wenceslas...
Hermitage Hotel Prague
Prague 1.4 mi from city centre
Beautifully situated in the area known as Prague 2, the hotel is just a stone's throw away from the River Vltava,...
Prague 1,302 yd from city centre
This modern hotel is located directly at the heart of the city, just a few minutes walk from the famous Wenceslas Square....
Prague 550 yd from city centre
This charming, traditional hotel is located at the heart of the historical city centre. All of the top tourist...
Prague 1.8 mi from city centre
Hotel Otakar is situated in a quiet part of Prague on the border of Prague 2 and 4. His location is very convenient not only...
Prague 1.1 mi from city centre
Hotel is in located in a residential area of Vinohrady, within walking distance to Wenceslals Square and with very good transport...
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Regarded as one of the most beautiful and interesting cities in the whole of Europe, Prague is the historic capital city, and largest city, of the Czech Republic.
With a rich cultural history, the city is a curious and beautiful mixture of Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture, and influences, with the all-important contemporary updates to keep Prague a central hub of European travel and tourism. In recent years, Prague has become a popular destination for weekend city breaks and stag/hen parties.
For decades, Prague has been a desired location for holidays and short breaks for aspiring travellers from all over the world, with the wide availability of cheap and affordable hotel accommodation being one of the key deciding factors.
Neighbourhoods of Prague
Prague boasts a large number of interesting districts that tourists can experience, with some of the most popular including:
- Stare Mesto: The designated ‘Old Town’ area of the city. In Stare Mesto you will find much of the historic architecture that makes Prague so iconic.
- Mala Strana: Or ‘Lesser Town’, is a quaint area packed with bars and cafes for local and international refreshments.
- Nove Mesto: Or ‘New Town’, where you start to see more of the modern influences that are helping to keep Prague a metropolitan travel hotspot.
What to see and do in Prague
Some of the sights and attractions that make any trip to Prague complete include a visit to the iconic Prague Castle, a stunning complex dating back to the 9th century, a visit to the legendary Prague Astronomical Clock, a 600 year old structure that is one of the most treasured possessions of the city, and trip to see the famous Dancing House, an interesting Gehry-designed tower that houses a restaurant within. Crossing Charles Bridge for a fabulous view of the city and the Vltava River is a must-do, and no tourist should go home without some Bohemian glass.
What to eat in Prague
Those who visit Prague wishing to sample some of the most famous traditional cuisine should order dishes such as kulaja, which is a mushroom and potato soup, tatarak which is a delicious steak tartare, and cesnecka which the locals describe as a ‘miracle’ dish of hangover cure garlic soup! No meal would be complete without a glass of pilsner beer.
Typical events and festivals in Prague
Prague hosts a number of varied events and festivals throughout the year, with some tourist favourites including Shrovetide which is a Czech Mardi Grad festival held around the time of Shrove Tuesday, the Febiobestindependent film festival that premieres over 500 films every March, and the annual Old Town Christmas Market extravaganza held every festive season.
How to move around in Prague
Getting around Prague is made easy thanks to the Prague Integrated Transport (PID) of a metro system, a tram system, bus services, commuter trains, and six different ferry routes. The city boasts one of the most effective and frequently used public transport networks in the world, with a total of more than 1.2 billion journeys taken per year by locals and tourists.
The climate in Prague
Prague is a city that experiences relatively cold winters and moderately hot summers. With an average winter temperature dipping below zero with the potential for snow, a festive break can be very atmospheric but cold. Summers average a high of 24 degrees, making Prague a pleasant city break option in the warmer months. Pleasant summers and atmospheric winters make Prague a popular tourist destination all year round.
More interesting facts about sights in Prague
Did you know that there is an entire stretch of wall in Prague dedicated to John Lennon? It has been repainted many times over the years, covered with images of the famous Beatles frontman and lyrics of some of his most famous and iconic songs. The John Lennon Wall is one of Prague’s best kept secrets, and it makes for a delightful discovery for all tourists exploring the city.