Travel Blogs from Prague
... and rest our legs, we headed into the Jewish quarter, which is now one of the most affluent parts of the city. We passed by a number of synagogues, including one of the oldest active synagogues in Europe, completed in 1270! The Old New Synagogue is also supposedly the resting place of the body of the Golem, though the attic isn't open to the public, so we may never know...
We finished the tour down near the river, where we could see the ...
... castle. There we got a little lesson from our resident architect, Rob, in the history and purpose of flying buttresses. Stop laughing; it is not what you are thinking. Then on to an amazing Bohemian meal of beef sirloin with sliced dumplings (think white bread) in a Minnesota lake of creamy gravy. We un-wedged ourselves from our chairs and rolled down the hill to the breathtaking Charles Bridge. Much like home, Prague is a city of bridges, and the Charles Bridge is the ...
... Josh reminded me that the clock tower was built in the1300s and the really increases its impressiveness. It is is the only clock of its kind to still work today.
From there we headed to our concentration camp tour. We had to ride a train abut an hour and then a bus for about 10 minutes to get to Terezin. This camp was orginally built as a fortress in the late 1700s for border defense, but was never used. The main part is surrounded by two motes, making it very hard to ...
... br> idea that their is no higher principle than self-interest is still predominent.
There is lack of transparency, inefficiency, and a lack of personal
Ivan Klima: Czech novelist and one of the people involved in starting Czech
samizdat. This began as a way for Klima and a few friends to pass their work
around amongst the group. Ludvik Vaculik’s Edice Peltice (Padlock Editions)
published over 300 titles. Most ...
... On the way we had to catch a bus and rhe underground metro, i was on the bus and Baba was discussing directions with someone else in Czech. We stopped somewher and when I turned around and Baba wasnt there anymore. Then i saw a red haired lady walking outside by the bus. Baba got off but didnt tell me and i had no idea what sge was talking about in Czech. I think id be pretty lost wothout her Czech speaking abilities lol. When we eventually got to the ...
Other places to stay in Prague
Praha 1, Prague | 5 star hotelfrom $133
Praha 9, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $48
- Great hotel, great price
- Great hotel
- Hotel OK, shame about the location
Praha 4, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $91
- Great hotel
- A Huge Dissapointment
- Well worth the extra journey
Praha 1, Prague | 5 star hotelfrom $169
- Solid 4 star
- A Good Choice
- A Very Pleasant Surprise
Praha 9, Prague | 3 star hotelfrom $81
Praha 4, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $66
- Lovely Hotel
- Great location out of city centre
- Fantastic, good value, great standard hotel
Praha 6, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $70
- Pleased with our choice.
- Nice but not near the city center
- Great hotel
Praha 1, Prague | 5 star hotelfrom $166
- Excellent Staff
- Great staff, great location.
- Fantastic hotel, Great Location
Praha 8, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $76
Praha 8, Prague | 5 star hotelfrom $121
- A 5 Nights' family holiday - smashing!!
- Lovely hotel
- Breathtaking Atrium, Irritating Corridor Music (sorry so wordy, summary at end!)
Praha 5, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $64
- Pleasantly Surprised.. :)
- 1st class
Praha 3, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $64
- Not All That
- Super! An outstanding hotel in a sublime area.
- Standard, edge of town Novotel
Praha 1, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $65
- Had a great stay...
- Pleased with the pyramida
- A Great hotel with easy access
Praha 4, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $87
Praha 6, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $88
- Not your typical Holiday Inn
- Royal treatment at sensible prices
- Superb Hotel!!
Praha 5, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $45
Tlalpan Sur/South, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $53
Praha 1, Prague | 3 star hotelfrom $85
- Great price & location
- Had problems..Very good location
- Great hotel
Praha 5, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $97
- What a pleasant surprise
- Most hip hotel so far...
Praha 2, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $75
Praha 1, Prague | 5 star hotelfrom $425
- Outstanding Hotel
- Perfect in Every Way
- Ultimate luxury
Praha 1, Prague | 5 star hotelfrom $142
- Great Hotel!
- Perfect for a short break
- Wow! What a fantastic hotel!!!
Praha 10, Prague | 3 star hotelfrom $35
- Nice clean Hotel
- No Bedbugs
- A pleasant surprise in Prague
Praha 7, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $57
Praha 8, Prague | 3 star hotelfrom $57
Praha 11, Prague | 3 star hotelfrom $48
- Great, but be careful
- Great trip, but hotels a bit far from city
- Cheap and Clean for student travelling in Prague!