The Prague Karlin District is in the Prague 8 area and if you’re prepared to use public transport or don’t mind a 30 minute walk then you will find the area has a lot going for it. Geographically Karlin starts by the railway bridge on the east side of the highway which divides Prague 1… Continue reading Karlin District Prague Travel Guide
Prague New Town, founded in 1348 by Charles IV, was carefully planed an laid out around three large market-places: the Hay Market (Senovážné Square), the Cattle Market (Charles Square), and the Horse Market (Wenceslas Square). Twice as large as the Old Town, the area was mainly inhabited by tradesmen and craftsmen. During the late 19th… Continue reading Prague New Town Travel Guide
Czech beers are famous around the world, but nowhere are they drunk with such appreciation as in Prague. The Czechs take their beer (pivo) seriously and are very proud of it. The Czech Republic also produces considerable amounts of wine, both red and white, mainly in Southern Moravia. Little of it is bottled for export.
The Prague Little Quarter (Malá Strana) is the part of Prague least affected by recent history. Hardly any new building has taken place here since the late 18th century. The quarter is rich in splendid Baroque palaces and old houses. The center of the Prague Little Quarter has always been Little Quarter Square (Malostranské náměstí),… Continue reading Prague Little Quarter Travel Guide 6 Amazing Sights
The devout believe that faith can move mountains. The people of the Czech town of Most believed faith (and civil engineering) could move the entirety of the Gothic church at the historic center of their town to a new location about 2,755 feet away. And so they did. In the 1960’s the discovery of rich… Continue reading Most Czech Republic Guide
The heart of the city is Prague Old Town (Staré Město) and its central square. In the 11th century the settlements around the Castle spread to the right bank of the Vltava. A marketplace in what is now Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí) was first mentioned in 1091. Houses and churches sprang up around the square, determining… Continue reading Prague Old Town Travel Guide
The history of Prague begins with the Prague Castle District, founded in the 9th century by Prince Bořivoj. Its commanding position high above the river Vltava soon made it the center of the lands ruled by the Přemyslids. The buildings enclosed by the Castle walls included a palace, three churches and a monastery. Around 1320… Continue reading Prague Castle District and Hradcany Travel Guide 7 Amazing Tips
The sites that attract most visitors away from the city for Prague day trips are Bohemia’s picturesque medieval castles. Karlstein Castle stands in splendid isolation above wooded valleys that have changed little since Emperor Charles IV hunted there in the 14th century. I have chosen four castles, very varied in character. There are regular organized… Continue reading Day Trips From Prague