Frague Tourist Spots

Prague is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic and the historical capital of Bohemia. It is a political, cultural, and economic centre of central Europe complete with a rich history. Founded during the Romanesque and flourishing by the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque eras, Prague was the capital of the Kingdom of Bohemia and the main residence of several Holy Roman Emperors

Prague is home to a number of well-known cultural attractions, many of which survived the violence and destruction of 20th-century Europe. Since 1992, the extensive historic centre of Prague has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. The city has more than ten major museums, along with numerous theatres, galleries, cinemas, and other historical exhibits. An extensive modern public transportation system connects the city. It is home to a wide range of public and private schools, including Charles University in Prague, the oldest university in Central Europe. Prague is classified as an "Alpha-" global city according to GaWC studies. Its rich history makes it a popular tourist destination. In 2017 Prague was listed as the fifth most visited European city after London, Paris, Rome, and Istanbul.


Tourist Attractions


Prague Castle (Old Royal Palace, St. Vitus Cathedral

Charles Bridge

Old Town Square with the Prague astronomical clock (The Prague Orloj)

the Jewish Quarter

Petřín hill

Vyšehrad

The Baroque Saint Nicholas Church

Church of Our Lady Victorious and Infant Jesus of Prague

Clementinum

Golden Lane

Municipal Library of Prague

Old Royal Palace

Franz Kafka Monument

Riding Tram 22

John Lennon Wall

Havelsre Frzisfe (oldest street market in Prague)


Things to buy


Czech crystals

Garnet

Marionettes

Tea Souvenirs, such as packaged and loose-leaf teas items

Spa wafers

Wooden toys

Mucha posters

When to visit Prague


Prague has a temperate oceanic climate, with relatively warm summers and chilly winters

Summer is peak season in Prague. The weather is ideal for sightseeing but it’s the busiest time of the year. Tourist areas get fairly crowded even during shoulder seasons Weather-wise, spring and fall are the best seasons to visit Prague. The weather is mild and there are relatively fewer tourists. In April and May when it gets a little warmer, temperatures are mild and it’s still considered the low season so you can expect a more tolerable number of tourists.



In Sep and Oct is also an ideal time to visit Prague. The weather is moderate and the leaves turning color make it one of the most beautiful times of the year to be in the city.


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