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... everything was really dirt cheap! The main sites to see were free (the famous Astronomical clock, and Charles Bridge), and it just so happened there was an Easter fair going on and we got to eat European fair food, YUM!
The typical thing to eat in Prague is either pork, or something with dumplings. We got a dumpling soup with mulled wine as soon as we checked into our hostel and found a place for lunch. Then it was off to see the city. Prague is pretty ...
... going into a lot of details, they were in and out of this Jewish Quarter because of various political decisions.
We went into the Spanish synagogue, which is beautiful in an ornate Grand Palace of Thailand way, except it's painted rather than inlaid. The Pinkas Synagogue, built in 1535, is a memorial to the victims of the Nazis. The walls are covered in writing listing the 77,297 Czech Jews who went to Auschwitz and other camps. They are listed ...
... which took over 600 years to complete. It was finished in the early 1920's. The cathedral was stunningly beautiful, but my favorite part was the stained glass. Our short concert drew an enthusiastic crowd of tourists, many of which hung around for the entire performance.
From the Castle we walked down to the Charles Bridge. The walk was beautiful, passing shops and hill side vineyards. It was all downhill as well. We ...