Travel Blogs from Prague
We headed to Prague Castle in the morning, taking an hour long walk through the gardens nearby the castle en route. The weather was perfect for a walk, so the group were unanimous in their decision to walk rather than use public transport. The castle was very impressive. Without doubt, the highlight was St Vitus Cathedral, however the …
We left Munich via coach for Prague, giving us an opportunity to see a few more sights of Munich on the road - the Olympic Park and BMW's headquarters were two highlights for me.
Our introduction to Prague was the train station and the argument between our taxi driver and the local police. Something about yellow vs blue cabs and waiting …
... and so headed off in 32 degrees to the Prague Castle on the hill. Thankfully it started with buying a tram ticket to get us up there. The stain glass windows of St Vitus Cathedral were as impressive as Notre Dame in Paris. We toured around the castle, seeing the various stages of its construction through the changes in architectural style with some parts, like the towers showing 4 distinct styles, built over a couple of centuries, starting in ...
... is about 2 1/2 hours. After getting dropped back into prague we headed to Wenceslas square for some dinner. We gradually strolled our way across old town to Charles bridge to see the lights come on. They didn't come on until 9:20pm - about 25 minutes after it started to get dark. Finally got back to our hotel at ...
... of the
guards. Prague castle was great, there was lots of history and the
displays were well done, I just wish that I could have spent more
time inside, but I wanted to explore some more of the town.
I left the castle and headed to the metro
station. I caught the metro to Wenclause square. At this square I got
a giant sausage at one of the street side stalls and just explored
the street, watching some of the performers. At the end of ...
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