Prague is the capital of Czech Republic, which also happens to be its largest city. This place exudes in beauty and grandeur that is beyond your imagination. It’s not as tourist-y as Paris or Rome but the attractions that you’ll get to see while you’re here will surely blow your mind. Castles, clocks, the Charles Bridge—these are just few of the many things that you’ll enjoy while you’re here.
Here are some travel tips that you’ll find useful when you visit this place.
What to Do
There are plenty of things to see around the Prague that you’ll need at least a couple of days to enjoy these attractions fully. Some of those that you should include in your travel plan are the following:
• Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock. This is Prague’s most famous clock, where most tourists head to during a vacation to this place. Be sure to come at the right time so you can witness how the clock sounds.
• Charles Bridge – Cross over the Charles Bridge to get from one side of Prague to the other. The bridge is dotted with lots of interesting sculptures that you would want to take some time off to enjoy.
• Church of St. Nicholas – The church which was designed in 1711 is the best example of high baroque architecture.
• Petrin Tower – It’s not as tall as the Eiffel Tower but what’s interesting about this structure is that it is built out of recycled railway track.
• Other attractions include Powder Tower Landmark, St. Agnes Convent, St. George’s Convent at Prague Castle, Sternberk Palace, Strahov Monastery and Library, and the Týn Church or the Church of Our Lady Before Týn.
Where to Stay
Hotel booking can be done online. Most of the hotels in Prague have official websites. You can also book through accredited travel agencies. Some of the top considerations include Best Western – Hotel Kampa, Corinthia Hotel Prague, Hilton Prague, Hotel Absolutum, Hotel Cloister Inn, Hotel Diplomat, Hotel Esplanade, Hotel Hoffmeister, K+K Hotel Central, and Mandarin Oriental Hotel.
How to Get Around
Prague’s transportation system is very efficient. You can make use of the metro train to get to most parts of the city. Just get hold of a map so you can plan your itinerary well. You can also make use of bus transportations and taxis to get where you need to go.
Where to Eat
Prague doesn’t run short of places to eat. One place you should definitely try is the Typical Czech Restaurant. This one is truly a typical Czech Restaurant in terms of food, ambience, and service. You’ll definitely love this place.
What to Bring
Of course, you need bring the right travel documents like the passport, visa and so on. You must also have travel insurance abroad such as Worldmed travel insurance. Pack personal items according to the weather, length of stay, and activities that you plan to do while you are here. Don’t forget to bring your medications and first aid kit too.