Friday 21 April 2017

A visit to Prague

During the easter holidays, my husband and I visited Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. From Vienna to Prague it is only 4 hours by train - so I wonder why this is my first visit to this wonderful city!

Prague, almost undamaged by WW II, is famous for its unique medieval architecture, the historical centre of Prague is inscribed in the World Heritage List.

The Town is beautfully situated on the Vltava river with many old bridges connecting the Old Town (Staré město) and the Lesser Town (Malá strana), the area below the Castle (Hradčany).

We enjoyed endless strolls through the medieval places and streets and colourful Easter markets, mourned at the Jewish town, and walked up to the Castle through hundreds of  blooming cherry trees. Slowly the city unfolded with every step upwards, the dark Castle appeared behind the cheerful blossoms. 

We returned to Charles bridge with its famous bridge tower.

 Learn more about Prague here at Wikitravel!


Wienermädel + Co said...

Prag ist immer eine gute Destination! Danke für deinen Besuch. LG

Janie said...

This looks like a beautiful city. The photos are lovely.

Lavender and Vanilla Friends of the Gardens said...

Hi Maria, good to catch up in a wonderful city like Prag. It is understandable that you did not hanker for Prague earlier as you live yourself in such a bijoux like Vienna. I have been to Europe in 2007 and visited Vienna while in Europe. It was probably the last time. Thanks for being a good tour guide. Prague to me, always represented class and literature, great food and a very complicated language. Wish you well and perhaps we can keep in touch again.

Lady Di Tn said...

Hey girl see you have had a wonderful time and still taking great photos. I have had some health issues but hope to start blogging again. Peace

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