Czech Crown (Hotel U Ceske Koruny)
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Photos of Czech Crown (Hotel U Ceske Koruny)
TripAdvisor Reviews Czech Crown (Hotel U Ceske Koruny) Prague
Travel Blogs from Prague
... of this country from the terrors of international tourism. He He!
The visit to Prague hadn't started well, but it was pretty easy to get into the swing of things. Got some laundry done and was sitting enjoying a read when there was a lot of noise outside. It was raining! Hosing down and thunder and lightening. Haven't seen this in weeks but man was it playing catchup. Still 25 degrees.
Went out into the square for some regional cuisine, ...
... Battle of the Nations" if you are still unsure what I mean. It is crazy! After this, we got some gelato and then headed back to Old Town Square.
Bram and I then decided to go up into the Old Astronomical Clock Tower. The tower provides amazing views of the entire city and I am glad that I waited until now to see it as it is even more amazing with everything being green. My friend Grace says it best: "There is nothing better than red roofs, ...
... but eventually it became too difficult. Eventually, as an insult to the church, the government started using the beautiful old churches as barns for livestock. They have been restored now but the congregations are so small the church cannot afford their upkeep. They maintain the churches with help from UNESCO and by charging entrance fees to tourists. Of 10 million Czechs, only 20% identify themselves as belonging to a particular faith. Ina proudly claimed to be a part of one of ...
... br> I think the next part was my favourite. The views across the river are great, and I loved the weirs, the locks, the boats and so on. We walked along the west bank and there weren't too many people about. We stopped at the Museum Kampa to read the story of "Winton's Trains".
From google - "Winton´s team realised the situation was so desperate, they decided to
falsify the visas, thus increasing the danger. In spite of all this, eight ...
... It had a great atmosphere which just made you feel instantly at home and very welcome, unlike the last couple of places I stayed it. As I was checking in I experienced a moment which would have any Friends fan in stitches. Right behind the check in counter is spiral staircase and 2 guys walked in the door carrying an antique couch and began trying to manoeuvre it around the corner of the stair case and and calling to each other in Hungarian. All I could see in my head was Ross ...