I'm going on a trip to PRAGUE in 2019

Guide with the BEST to visit PRAGUE this 2019 with excursions and accommodations in which to sleep.

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Union Hotel Prague

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City guide of Prague (Czech Republic)

Prague It is the capital of the Czech Republic and is known in the world as the "Ciudad dorada" wave "City of the 100 towers", This place invites to the different experience where its streets and buildings in the form of castles make it something truly magical as if it were the fairy tales we know.

Ancient castles, elegant bridges and hundreds of bell towers and spiers decorate Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, a city born of a fairy tale.

The city of Prague is a Perfect combination between nature and medieval architecture, its streets and places make you go back to the past to find stories of castles, knights, battles and conquests.

Su historic center is spectacular with the Old Town Square and its Astronomical Clock, although you can not forget the Mala Strana neighborhood, with its famous castle, walk through the Jewish quarter with its synagogues and cemetery, or cross the Charles Bridge, one of the emblems of the city.

Best areas to stay in Prague

The city is divided into 10 districts with the name of Prague 1, Prague 2, Prague 3, etc. However, the inhabitants use the names of the neighborhoods (Stare Mesto, Mala Strana, Vinohrady, etc.) more frequently than the district numbers.

For you to enjoy your stay to the fullest, in this section we offer you a small guide with the best areas of Prague: the most tourist, the safest, from which it is easy reach any point in the city, walk on foot or eat and buy without problems, a few meters from your hotel.

Stare Mesto (old city)

El best neighborhood to stay in Prague it's the old town (Staré Mesto). Although hotels and restaurants in this area may be a little more expensive In other neighborhoods, you can reach most of the tourist attractions in less than 10 minutes on foot.

Stare Mesto keeps all the medieval flavor and concentrate great part of its tourist attractions like the charming Old Town Square, with the Town Hall and its famous Astronomical Clock, the clock towers and the Gunpowder, and many others.

The area of ​​Stare Mesto extends from the famous Old Town Square (the astronomical clock). If you want something central but quiet as well as many restaurants for dinner, go to the surroundings of the Náměstí Republiky square, near the Powder Tower and the Municipal House.

This area is also very popular for its wide variety of fashion boutiques, restaurants, shopping centers, bars and nightclubs, all very focused on the tourist, it is about the most animated area of ​​the city.

Mala Strana (small city)

Mala Strana is one of the oldest and most beautiful areas of Prague separated by the Vltava river. In fact, curiously, it is the oldest area although it is known as the Old City to the part located on the other side of the river.

Located just below the Prague Castle and more next to the center, this is a very good area to stay in Prague, full of bars and restaurants, and it is a place that at night is very quiet and quiet. This is where the cheaper hostels of Prague.

Mala Strana has the advantage of being very close, in a short walk, of the Stare Mesto square and all its attractions, but without its agglomerations of tourists and its bustle. Those who seek tranquility will undoubtedly prefer it.

Getting lost Malá Strana is a pleasure, and although the accommodations here are a bit more expensive than in other neighborhoods of Prague, it's worth it and you can always find them good offers looking for time.

Hradcany, Prague Castle

Hradcany is the area of ​​Prague Castle. From the top of the hill where the Castle and the majestic Cathedral of San Vito are situated, there are truly spectacular views.

Staying in Prague In this area it has an obvious charm as long as you are willing to give up having some animation in the neighborhood.

Due to the proximity to the Castle, in Hradcany there is few restaurants and bars. Nightlife is almost non-existent since there are no clubs in this area. Are you looking for a quiet and relaxing trip? This is your area!

Hradcany has less hotel offer than the previous areas already commented since It is somewhat far from the center. But this is not a problem if you do not mind moving on public transport.

Josefov, the Jewish quarter

Josefov is the Jewish quarter of Prague and combines synagogues, museums, important fashion boutiques with cutting-edge restaurants and traditional cafes. Is a much quieter area than the old town, but also very well located and you can walk to almost any area of ​​interest.

The most interesting visits of the neighborhood are the six synagogues (Alta, Española, Klausen, Maisel, Pinkas and Vieja-Nueva), the medieval cemetery with its impressive tombs or the Monastery of Santa Inés. The average price is a bit more expensive, because there are many modern and luxury hotels.

Being in the Old City is ideal for stay in Prague since it allows you to be next to everything that you have to visit besides enjoying its own identity, its museums, and its old bookstores.

The streets of Josefov are well endowed with restaurants, and it is a very good place to try kosher food. It is also characteristic for its old bookstores and its interesting museums. It is ideal for those who want to stay very close to the center, but without having to support the level of "turistification" of it.

Nove Mesto (new city)

Nové Mesto or the new city, It is a more modern area and the commercial center of Prague. A few steps from Wenceslas Square, in the streets of this area you will find great shops, nightclubs and lots of movement. It is also very well connected with public transport and the Accommodation is usually cheaper.

Nove Mesto is right next to Stare Mesto and it's another very good area to stay. It is very safe, has numerous attractions and several museums and is connected to Stare Mesto by subway.

Very close to Wenceslas Square you have very close the Dancing House of the famous American architect Frank Gehry, deconstructivist style. Referring to one of the curiosities of Prague, this controversial construction of Gehry is inspired by some dancers.

Very good accommodation options you will find around the lively Karlovo Náměstí and Wenceslas Square, the main nuclei of the area (those of the Wenceslas Square are usually rather luxury hotels and, therefore, more expensive).

How to get to the city of Prague by plane

Prague Ruzyne Airport is a civil international airport located in the northwest corner of Prague and is located at 17 km from the city center. To go from the airport to the city center by car you need between 20 and 25 minutes or about 55 minutes by public transport.

This is the airport with more air traffic of all Central Europe. Here operate more than 50 companies with connections to near 100 international destinations.

How to get from the Prague airport

If you intended de Take the subway or the train to get to the city center, DO NOT you will be able to do it, since DO NOT exists.

La cheapest option is the bus, tickets can be purchased at the Public Transportation Information booth at the airport, or at the bus driver, but in this second case, it will cost you a little more. The ticket is worth to travel during 75 minutes. These are the numbers of the buses that you can take to move to the city:

    • bus 119: covers the route between the airport and the Dejvická metro station (metro line A). It is the best option if you are going to go near the historical center of Prague (Malá Strana, Staré Mesto, Wenceslas Square y Prague Castle) or anywhere along subway line A, especially the districts of Vinohrady or Žižkov.
    • 100 bus: It covers the journey between the airport and the Zlicín metro station (metro line B). Take this bus if you are near any of the stations metro on line B, as well as the New Town (Nove Mesto) or Smíchov district. The bus leaves each 15 minutes during the day and each 30 minutes after the 7 in the afternoon, and the journey takes about 16 minutes.
    • 179 bus: connects the airport and the Nové Butovice metro station, line B (40 min.)
    • 225 bus: connects the airport and the Nové Butovice metro station, line B (50 min.)
    • 254 bus: connects the airport and the Dejvická metro station, line A (23 min.)

To travel from the airport to downtown at night, there is a special bus, which is the 510, which leaves you in a few 12 minutes in Divoká Šárka, where you have to take the 51 tram if you want to approach one to the center. It can be a little more complicated if you do not know it, but you can get to the center.

You can check the bus schedules online through the page (in English): http://www.dpp.cz/en

Reach Prague by bus

The main bus station in Prague is Praha Nádraží Florenc, located in the New Town and very close to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi. Both international and domestic buses arrive at this terminal.

The main company that arrives at the Praha Nádraží Florenc bus station is Eurolines, that It arrives directly from France, Austria, Belgium, Belarus, Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Lithuania, Holland, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden.

From the following address you can see schedules and routes to get to Prague: http://www.eurolines.es/

Reach Prague by train

Prague has two international train terminals, Hlavni Nadrazi and Nadrazi Holesovice. Both stations connect to the metro line 3 to facilitate transportation within the city. exist two other terminals, but they are more for national use (Smichov and Masarykovo Nadrazi).

  • The main station (Hlavni Nadrazi) is basically in the center of Prague, on Wilsonova Street, just 5 minutes from Wenceslas Square and other places of interest. It is well connected to the rest of the city thanks to the metro line C (red) and at trolley car. Although walking is a few steps from the city center, the park next door can be a bit dangerous, especially at night. Therefore, it is advisable to take the metro.
  • Holesovice Praha station is located north of the city center, on Partyzanska Street. It is the second largest station and It is only three stops away metro of Hlavni nadrazi. Express trains from the west and north of Europe stop here on their way to southern Europe. This is also the destination of the trains coming from the north (Dresden, Berlin, Hamburg).
  • The Smichov station, as its name suggests, is located in Smichov, on Nadrazni Street, at about 15 minutes in metro From the center of the city. It is a small station with trains leaving the western part of the Czech Republic. The station is used mainly by Czech citizens when going to work.
  • The Masarykovo Nadrazi station is the oldest in Prague and is located in the center of the city, near Namesti Republiky and the bus terminal, on Hybernska street. Trains depart from here to local destinations such as Kolin, Kutna Hora and Hradec Králové.

If you need more information about lines, routes and schedules, you can find them at the following address (in English): http://jizdnirady.idnes.cz/vlaky/spojeni/

How to get around Prague by public transport

Move in metro


As for subway schedules, it is operative from the 5: 00 in the morning until the 12: 00 in the evening, with a frequency about two minutes at rush hour, and 10 minutes away from it.

From the green line, you are interested to know where you are going to be able to find the stops Dejvicka (it's where the 119 bus leaves you from the airport), Malostranska (where you can take the 22 tram to the castle and the cathedral), Staromestska (to get to the Jewish quarter) and Mustek (to get to Wenceslas Square). Prague metro is the best way to get around within the city, and covers, next to the tram, all the destinations that you want to approach. There are three lines (A - green, B - yellow and C - red) with more than 50 stops.

From the yellow line, you are interested to know where you are going to find the stops Florenc (here you have the main bus station), Namestí Republiky (here you have the powder tower), Mustek (to get to Wenceslas Square) and Zlicin (it's where the 100 bus leaves you from the airport).

From the red line, you are interested to know where you are going to find the stops Florenc (here you have the main bus station) and Vysehrad (from here you reach the fortress and gardens easily).

Move us by tram


The days work from the 4: 30 in the morning to the 12 in the night, and the night starts at the 12 at night to finish the 4: 30 in the morning. You have to take into account that the frequency of trams is much greater by day than by night.

The Trams in Prague work both day and night, which guarantees that you will not have any problem when moving around the city at any time.

Must make special mention adthe trams you will use, the 22, which is the one that takes you to the top of the hill to access the Prague Castle, and the 91, which is a tram that makes a tourist tour of an hour that travels the main points of the city.

This last only circulates the holidays and weekends from March to November from the 12: 00 to the 17: 00. The tram route goes from Výstaviste, crosses Malá Strana, through the Vltava, to the National Theater, and then continues through Wenceslas Square and returns to Výstaviste via Náměstí Republiky.

Move us by bus


Si you are going to stay in Prague, then you probably will not use the buses, unless you're in the outskirts. The buses are not allowed in the city center since they produce pollution and the streets are too narrow, so their use is mainly intended to take people to the metro and tram stops. The Tickets are available at the usual points of sale (You can always buy the driver but they are more expensive).

Throughout the night there are 12 buses They go to outside areas not covered by the tram and the subway. The night service is mainly provided by bus lines 502 to 514 and 601 to 603.

The bus schedules are at the stops. The regular bus service operates from the 4: 30 in the morning to the 12: 00 in the evening. During the day, buses run at rush hour at intervals of 6-8 minutes and 10-20 minutes outside rush hour. On weekends, depending on the bus, the interval is 15-30 minutes.

The night buses (numbers 501 to 512) work from 12: 30 at night to 4: 30 in the morning at intervals of 40 minutes.

This is a summary of the main bus stations existing in Prague (although logically there are hundreds of them).

  • Florenc: it is the main bus station, and it is where most of the buses that come from other countries arrive. From here you can quickly and easily access the center (5 minutes by taking the line "B" by subway). It is located on Krizikova Street, 8.
  • Na Knížecí: It does national routes, it is on the street Nadrazni, 5, very close to the metro line "B".
  • Holešovice: located on the street Partyzanska, 7, links to the metro line "C" (Nadrazi Holesovice).
  • Roztyly: located on the street Rysaveho, 4, links to the "C" line of the subway (Roztyly).
  • Černý Most: links to line "B" of metro (Cerny Most).

Tickets for public transport

All The city's transportation network is unified, in this way the tickets can be used to travel by bus, tram or metro.

There are two types of tickets, the limited ticket allows to use the tram and the bus without transferring. On the subway it's worth 30 minutes, and you can travel 5 stations at most and the normal ticket allows travel in any means of transport can be used during the 75 minutes following which it has been removed.

Prague Card

If you plan to visit Prague and spend several days among its streets, monuments and museums, you can It is very interesting to acquire the Prague Card, since it can mean a quite considerable saving of money. When buying this card, you have included access to more than 50 monuments, as well as a guide with the schedules, prices and how to get to each of them.

To know if it's worth it or not, you have to bear in mind that entering only some obligatory monuments to visit, such as the castle, will cost you a few euros. So the answer is yes, WORTH.

The best thing you can see and do during your stay in Prague

Prague is a city ​​full of interesting sites to see, all its architecture and monuments are worthy of admiration, there are places where we will enjoy the old designs of the city where we will learn a bit of history, but on the other hand we will see a modern and developed city, without a doubt the tourist attractions are centered on the historical side and although there are many, the following can be mentioned.

Other visits and activities around Prague

Astronomical clock

Prague - Astronomical Clock
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The figures of the 12 apostles, blessing the city every hour, were added in more recent times, during the repair work carried out between the years 1865-1866. In addition to the figures of the apostles, there are 8 figures fixed to the left and right of the clock face and calendar.

The astronomical clock It was built in 1410 by the watchmaker Mikulas Kadan in collaboration with Jan Ondrejuv, professor of mathematics and astronomy at the Carolina University in Prague. The impressive mechanism built over 600 years ago still running correctly.

80 years later, the legendary master Hanus reconstructed the clock and as legend says, the councilor left him blinded, in this way, he would never be able to build another instrument bigger than the Orloj in Prague.

Under the clock dial you can see the calendar, painted by Josef Manes in 1805. The four figures on the clock face are symbols of medieval Prague society. The Sphere or watch face shows the most important astronomical events: the movement of the sun, the phases of the moon, the equinoxes, the seasons, the days and the zodiac.

Jewish synagogue

Prague - Interior of the old Jewish synagogue
Prague - Interior of the old Jewish synagogue @ MYLOS / Shutterstock

The activity of the synagogue has an impressive record of more than 700 years, having been interrupted only between 1941 and 1945 due to the Nazi occupation. Now It is open to the public every day except Saturdays and Jewish holidays.

If you are already in the center of Prague, it would be a shame to miss one of the best parts of the Jewish Quarter, which is the Old-New Synagogue, since it is the oldest synagogue in Europe and one of the first Gothic buildings in Prague (built around 1270).

You will be without doubt Impressed by the Holy Ark of the eastern wall, where the scrolls of the sacred Torah are kept and by the abbreviations in Biblical Hebrew that cover the walls.

Old or new? The name comes from the fact that when the synagogue was built (around 1260 AD) there was already one of these places of worship, so this had to be the new synagogue. Unfortunately, the old synagogue was destroyed, and as the years went by, it became the oldest synagogue.

Gold Alley

Prague - Gold Alley
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Do you want to see a street where the houses are so small that they fit the dwarfs more than the people? Do you want to know what is the smallest street that exists in Prague? Then you should not miss the Alley of Gold, in the complex of Prague Castle. The street is full of small houses built in the Mannerist style at the end of the 16th century.

Their habitants: for several decades many houses were destroyed, so after 1657 only 14 houses remain. El Callejón del Oro housed rich and poor alike, artists, employees, lackeys, etc.

One of the famous inhabitants of this street was the famous writer Franz Kafka, who lived in the house nº22, who was killed by the Gestapo in the war because he predicted the end of Nazism

The Callejón del Oro owes its name to the history of alchemists who lived on the street during the reign of Rudolph II, who tried to do not only the philosopher's stone or the elixir of youth, but also to transform metals into gold.

Gunpowder Tower

Prague - Gunpowder Tower
Prague - Gunpowder Tower @ Brian Kinney / Shutterstock

The Powder Tower is a Gothic tower located in the Old Town of Prague and during the Middle Ages it was one of the gates of the city. In the 18th century it was used as a gunpowder deposit and from that time on it took its current name.

The Powder Tower it was for centuries the starting point of the Camino Real, the bohemian kings followed in the coronation ceremony that, crossing the Old City, the Charles Bridge and Malá Strana, culminated in the Prague Castle.

Uploading the 186 steps of your spiral staircase you access the gallery, located at 44 meters high, from which there is good views of the city. The Torre de la Pólvora is used as an exhibition hall related to the history of the city in general and the tower in particular.

The first floor is adorned with statues of kings of the Bohemia: from Calle Celetná you can see Jorge de Podebrady and Vladislav II, and on the other side, from the Plaza de la República, to Premysl Otakar II and Charles IV. Shields and emblems of the regions they ruled were carved next to the kings.

Black theater

Black Theater Aspects Alice Prague
Black Theater Aspects Alice Prague

The black theater of Prague is a type of theatrical performance that takes place in a black scenario in the dark, with different special types of lighting that give rise to games of light and shadows. For this, they use large black curtains, a dark colored stage, flashlights and phosphorescent suits, in addition to colored lights and ambient music.

A detail that will especially delight travelers who do not speak other languages, is that Black theater plays are silent, collecting the background music a great protagonism. The Black Theater is the Prague's most popular show.

When choosing the work, Aspects of Alice is probably the best known work of the Black Theater of Prague. It narrates the passage from childhood to adolescence of Alice after leaving the Land of Wonders. It is represented in Ta Fantastika.

May see all the programming of the re-presentations in: http://www.pragueexperience.com/theatre/theatre.asp

Remaining visits for Prague

There are so many things to see in Prague and so many activities to be done, that listing all would be almost impossible. You can walk around its streets and enjoy every corner you find because there are not so many magical places in the world like this enchanted city of Prague.

Excursions around Prague

Cesky Krumlov

Czech Republic - Prague Surroundings - Cesky Krumlov

Czech Republic - Surroundings of Prague - Cesky Krumlov @Wise Lee / Shutterstock

Located at 170 kilometers from Prague, is one of the few towns that still retains its own medieval character. Cesky Krumlov It is located in the charming landscape of South Bohemia, in a bend of the Vltava river. The city It is known as the pearl of Bohemia. Its historic center was included in 1992 on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

The city is dominated by two buildings of great cultural value: the castle and the Gothic church of San Vito. The castle is half medieval fortress, half castle and is superbly situated on a cliff from which the whole city is dominated, being the second largest in the Czech Republic (after Prague Castle).

Carlsbad

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Carlsbad is a spa town which is one of the best excursions from Prague, which is a couple of hours by car, very close to the German border. It is a place with a very characteristic Rococo architecture, nestled in the middle of a wooded environment of great beauty.

Carlsbad It is the jewel of Western Bohemia, world-famous spa town by the numerous sources of mineral waters that exist throughout the city.

In addition to its sources, Karlovy Vary is also famous for its international Film Festival, the production of glass items Moser, the herbal liqueur Becherovka and its stuffed wafers.

Kutna Hora

Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
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Known as «The Treasury of the Country», Kutná Hora is one of the most important historical cities of the Bohemian region. This old mining town founded in the thirteenth century, gave its wealth in silver to the Czech Crown.

If you want to know one of the most creepy places that you have ever stepped on, you have to visit Kutna Hora, the famous chapel made of bones which attracts a large number of visitors each year.

La visit to Kutna Hora It can be a very good excursion to do while in Prague. It is a very different city to the capital and extremely interesting.

Terezín Concentration Camp

Terezin Concentration Camp
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The Terezín Concentration Camp is sadly known as the tragic symbol of the people who died during the Nazi occupation.

The mission of the Terezín Memorial is remember the victims of political and racial persecution that occurred during the Nazi occupation in the Czech lands during World War II.

Visiting Terezín is not recommended for those who just look for a nice postcard, the theme has to be striking and you have to know what is narrated there: the history of the holocaust

Our advice

all these excursions from Prague that we have proposed to you are possible perform in a day, but it can also be interesting go to sleep one night outside the capital and enjoy another type of environment.

The best time to visit Prague

If you are going to go in summer, you have to take into account that you are going to find the mass tourism city, but you have the advantage that it is when there are more sunny hours. In addition, the heat is not exactly excessive, and it is very pleasant to walk among its streets.

Prague - Overview of the city

Prague - Overview of the city @David Maska / Shutterstock

Prague is a city that falls in love when you go, so here are some recommendations:

El Summer usually has an average temperature of 20 degrees, as you can see is not that much, so it is a fact to take into account if you are going to travel is this time. The good thing about summer is that it is when more hours of sun are going to find.

If you go in winter, pay special attention to the cold, since you will be many days at zero degrees. This time has the advantage that there is much less tourism, and that you can contemplate the snowy city and its completely frozen river, a sight that is worth seeing.

Maybe the best time to go is spring or autumn, there are still plenty of sunny hours, many days are still mild, and tourism is not excessive as in summer. Of course, the bad thing is that it rains a lot and it becomes quite necessary to use the umbrella.

As you can read, Each season of the year has its advantages and disadvantages, so it is you who have to decide which one suits you best.

The Christmas markets of Prague

The markets they begin every year four Saturdays before the December 24, which is Christmas Eve, and last until the beginning of January. They are open every day of the week and even then they are always busy despite the cold and the rain.

Prague - Christmas market

Prague - Christmas Market @Jiri Foltyn / Shutterstock

Christmas is a very special time in Prague and the Christmas markets go hand in hand with it. The Christmas markets of Prague, which have a long tradition, unite people to share the Christmas spirit, it is worth paying them a visit.

And because? It is about the special Christmas atmosphere that one finds there. The markets offer not only a great opportunity to buy some unique gifts, but also also live the experience of the traditions that still remain alive. They bring the true meaning of Christmas to life.

The most popular markets are in the old town square and the Wenceslas Square, where Christmas items are sold in 70 to 80 stands. The smallest ones are in Namesti Republiky, Trziste Havelske and Namesti Miru. All of them are easily accessible by metro.

Own Traditional markets consist of wooden chalets They cover the market places and are very well decorated. There you will find traditional Christmas decorations, Christmas items and handmade gifts, along with fresh food and drinks. As usual open from 9am to 7pm.

The markets They sell typical elements of Christmas, such as Bohemian crystal, wooden toys, scented candles, handmade jewelry, ceramic cups, hats, scarves, traditional puppets and Christmas tree ornaments.

However, markets should not be visited just for shopping. You can also observe the traditional foods that are being cooked, especially the cakes, and In the Old Town Square you can see sheep, goats and a donkey. There is a great representation of the Bethlehem, a wooden stable represents Mary, Joseph, the Child Jesus and the Magi.

Lo most impressive of all is the Christmas tree, brought from the mountains of Krkonose, in the north of the Czech Republic. Erected in the square of the old town, the tree is shrouded in a glow of lights, up to 100.000, which are activated every night around 17: 00. Located in a dark Gothic environment, it is a spectacular vision.

Where to eat at a good price in Prague

Si vas a Prague you'll be glad to know that you can eat and drink for a very economical price. Of course, you have to know how to find those places, usually you should think about going to areas where there are not a lot of tourists and, on the contrary, they are preferred by locals. Although in reality, despite being in the center, you can find affordable prices. Definitely Prague has it all.

Czechs like soups and tend to be very carnivorous, they eat mainly pork and in a lesser proportion of veal, since it is more expensive, and chicken. If you are thinking about fish, this is not the best place, although you can get it, even if it is not so cheap. We are going to recommend some good places to discover, for Eat cheap in Prague:

  • KolkovnaHere they serve traditional Czech cuisine and have good beer and atmosphere. In josevof
  • Lehka Hlava / Clear Head, if you are vegan this is your place in Prague, the letter will not disappoint you. In Borsov 2 / 280
  • Lal Qila, as always Indian food is an option, as it is tasty and usually cheap. Italska 30 | Prague 2
  • U Tri RuziCzech restaurant, although it looks more like a brewery there is also good food, especially soups and meats. In Husova 10
  • Palanda, the menu has French and Czech dishes. The hamburger is especially recommended. In Zlatnicka 11
  • U Kroka, another place to taste the local food. With many vegetables and meats, among which the duck and the rabbit stand out. In Vratislavova 12
  • Restaurace Na Zlaté křižovatce, Czech food, here the goulash is very good. It is central although a little hidden. In Za Poricskou branou 382 / 16
  • Bohemia Bagel Lazenska, Lazenska 19, is a chain of restaurants with several venues. The menu is designed for breakfast and lunch, but dinner is not available. At night they close. They have healthy food, vegetarian and sandwiches with everything, among other things. In Lazenska 19
  • Essence, Czech and international food restaurant. A bit far from the center but it can be a good option for a little siesta somewhere more special for a more reasonable price. In Stitneho 35 | Zizkov
  • A, Czech and international food. Located in a basement, it is a place that has it all. You find coffee, beer and good plates of food to accompany. In Smetanovo nabrezi 14.

Shopping in Prague

Let's make clear that Prague will never be up to par with London o NY at the time of shopping despite the fact that the center of Prague is full of new shopping centers and stores of large international chains. But there are still some local shops that are worth searching for perform purchases.

La Most stores are located in the center of Prague, in the Wenceslas Square, and in the streets Národní třída, Vinohradská and Pařížská in the vicinity of the Old Town Square. Keep in mind that there are several large markets where you can buy virtually everything and much cheaper. The stores usually open around of the 9: 00 hours and close to the 18: 00 hours. The shops for tourists also open during weekends.

The Czech Republic is worldwide known worldwide for its production of glass and porcelain. You can make gifts of this kind very nice at reasonable prices. Other suggestions to buy are: pieces of Czech craft, ceramics and antiques. Prague has dozens of antique book stores that can store exceptional copies. Many of the second-hand stores have very good offers of brooches, mirrors, etc ... Here you have some tips:

  • Crystal glass items, wooden toys and jewelry are often popular choices.
  • The puppets and puppets of wood or plaster are handmade and can be a good option for a good memory (the manufacture of puppets dates back to the eighteenth century).
  • If you prefer drinks, try the Becherovka, an herbal liqueur known for having medicinal properties (it is good for digestion). The plum brandy (slivovice) is also available, as well as the brandy distilled from other fruits.

Even if you are not thinking of buying Bohemian glass, we recommend that you visit the Moser store(located in Na Prikope 12, New Town), which has sold glassware for more than a century.

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