Prague: The city full of towers

In the Czech Republic, there are many things to experience. It is known for its quality beer and 430 breweries around the country. It has a colorful Christmas market, spa in the mountains, world heritage sites like Lednice-Valtice, and interesting cities like, for example, Brno. But let us talk about the capital, Prague.

Prague is called the city of hundreds of towers for a reason, there are so many interesting places to go to, and it seems like you can never run out of places to visit. Here are a few tips on how to get the most out of this beautiful city.

1. Wenceslas square

A great start for your trip to Prague. One of the city´s main squares has multiple things to offer. In the upper part, you find a statue of Saint Wenceslas on a horse, the patron of Czechia, after whom the place got its name. The statue is standing in front of the National museum, where you can find multiple interesting expositions, and it is definitely worth a visit. If you are more interested in shopping, you can also find Primark here.

2. Old Town square

A stop that you absolutely cannot miss is the Old Town Square. Here you can find one of the main attractions of Prague, the astronomical clock or orloj. If you wait, you can see the twelve Apostles appearing in the two windows every hour. The clock is also attached to the Old Town Hall, and if you are interested, you can buy a ticket and walk to the top of the tower and see Prague from a different perspective. Apart from the astronomical clock, you can see many other interesting things on the square like the Jan Hus monument, Stone bell house, National Gallery in Kinsky Palace, and Pařížská street, that is known for luxurious boutiques. You can also visit churches in various architectural styles, like the church of Our Lady before Týn and St. Nicholas church.

3. Charles bridge

A monument that absolutely everyone visiting Prague has to see is the Charles bridge. One of the oldest and most preserved bridges in the city, decorated with numerous interesting sculptures which you can touch for a bit of good luck. On both sides of the bridge, there is a tower, and for a little entrance fee, you can climb up and enjoy the view. The bridge splits the city into the New town and the Old town. If you are in the Old town, do not forget to see Klementinum — a unique baroque library. If you have already crossed to the New town, you can find Lennon wall and Waldstein palace nearby.

That is all that you cannot miss seeing in Prague, but if you have more time, I would recommend visiting the Prague Zoo, which belongs to one of the best zoos in the world. Right next to it is also a Troja chateau with beautiful gardens. Or you can go on a trip to see the Vyšehrad castle, which is one of the first settlements in Prague. Have a nice trip, and do not forget to try the best beer in the world.



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