Travel Blogs from Prague
... a knock on their door in the early morning, never to be seen again.
The was a '17.11.89' marker re the 50th anniversary of student uprisings resulting in 9 deaths. The government at the time closed all the universities in what was then Czechoslovakia.
Our guide related the story when the first McDonald's opened there was a line of 6k to eat some American food. We walked through some Franciscan gardens, heading to Wenceslas Square, our ...
... I finally got to hit the town and see the sites. I did have a great talk with fellow laundry customer Mick, an Irishman living in Perth Australia.
I won't go into too much detail about the things I saw in Prague - you can get all that info on-line or watching a travel show. The day was great and very little was above or below the norm of a great day visiting the sites. Prague Castle, Old Jewish Cemetery, Astronomical Clock. Most of the is entry shall be ...
Marianske namesti (Marianske Square)
Marianske Square is the site of the Town Hall built in 1912. Also in this location are statues of Rabbi Loew and of another statue I've heard referred to as both the Dark Knight and the Iron Man (looks like Darth Vader, doesn't he?). Follow the links for the legends associated with them. The legends are interesting but have ...
... Basillica. The change of the guards was cool to see, even though it was pouring rain and none of us had an umbrella! I found a girl with an umbrella and gradually began leaning in to her to get myself under the umbrella with her.
Sarah and I had been eyeing up a Thai massage place the first afternoon in Prague, and decided to get a leg massage for all the walking we'd done - what a fantastic idea! Feeling revived and refreshed ...
... amazing and the castle grounds are massive, you could easily spend all day there.
I went to the Communist Museum, which was really interesting. I found it hikarious and really ironic that the museum was located above a McDonald's and a casino.
All in all, I loved Prague. Its a pity I can't spend more time there, but that is definitely how I've felt about all the places I've been to. Europe is just an amazing experience!
TripAdvisor Reviews Opatov Twin Prague
Other places to stay in Prague
Praha 1, Prague | 5 star hotelfrom $144
Praha 9, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $58
- Great hotel, great price
- Great hotel
- Hotel OK, shame about the location
Praha 4, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Great hotel
- A Huge Dissapointment
- Well worth the extra journey
Praha 1, Prague | 5 star hotel$424 average
- Solid 4 star
- A Good Choice
- A Very Pleasant Surprise
Praha 9, Prague | 3 star hotelfrom $70
Praha 4, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $79
- Lovely Hotel
- Great location out of city centre
- Fantastic, good value, great standard hotel
Praha 6, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $78
- Pleased with our choice.
- Nice but not near the city center
- Great hotel
Praha 1, Prague | 5 star hotelfrom $201
- Excellent Staff
- Great staff, great location.
- Fantastic hotel, Great Location
Praha 8, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $54
Praha 8, Prague | 5 star hotelfrom $118
- 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 $82
- Pleasantly Surprised.. :)
- 1st class
Praha 3, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $65
- Not All That
- Super! An outstanding hotel in a sublime area.
- Standard, edge of town Novotel
Praha 1, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $72
- Had a great stay...
- Pleased with the pyramida
- A Great hotel with easy access
Praha 4, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $86
Praha 6, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $115
- Not your typical Holiday Inn
- Royal treatment at sensible prices
- Superb Hotel!!
Tlalpan Sur/South, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $50
Praha 1, Prague | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- Great price & location
- Had problems..Very good location
- Great hotel
Praha 5, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $107
- What a pleasant surprise
- Most hip hotel so far...
Praha 2, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $69
Praha 1, Prague | 5 star hotelfrom $419
- Outstanding Hotel
- Perfect in Every Way
- Ultimate luxury
Praha 1, Prague | 5 star hotelfrom $136
- Great Hotel!
- Perfect for a short break
- Wow! What a fantastic hotel!!!
Praha 10, Prague | 3 star hotelfrom $41
- Nice clean Hotel
- No Bedbugs
- A pleasant surprise in Prague
Praha 7, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $74
Praha 8, Prague | 3 star hotelfrom $85
Praha 11, Prague | 3 star hotelfrom $25
- Great, but be careful
- Great trip, but hotels a bit far from city
- Cheap and Clean for student travelling in Prague!