Amid Prague’s cobblestone streets and gold-tip spires, galleries, cafes, and clubs teem with young Czechs and “expatriates.” New shops and restaurants have opened, expanding the city’s culinary reach beyond the traditional roast pork and dumplings. The arts and theater also thrive in Prague. Young playwrights regularly stage their works, weekly poetry readings are standing room only, and classical music maintains famous standards, while the clubs are jammed. The arts – nonverbal theater, “installation” art, world music – are as trendy in Prague as in any European capital but possess distinctive Czech flavor. All of this is set against a stunning backdrop of towering churches and centuries-old bridges and alleyways. Prague achieved much of its glory in the 14th century, during the long reign of Charles IV, king of Bohemia and Moravia and Holy Roman Emperor. Charles established a university in the city and laid out the New Town, charting Prague’s growth. Prague Castle is the most popular sight and is the largest ancient castle in the world with three courtyards.
Group Vacations in Prague
Splendors of Budapest, Vienna and Prague
Join Fox World Travel to the three capitals of Budapest, Vienna and Prague hosted by Insight Vacations Travel Director Philip Orna. Explore the magnificent cathedrals, imperial palaces and majestic castles. Stand at the geographical heart of mainland Europe and take in the rich history and culture that are majestically intertwined by the powerful Habsburg dynasty. You will dine in local el...
Legendary Danube River Cruise with Prague
From Prague to vibrant Budapest this Danube River cruise journey takes you to four countries—each with its own beauty, history, and cultural treasures. Enjoy two nights in the “golden city” of Prague, one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Stand in front of Old Town’s medieval Astronomical Clock, which amazes as an intricate timepiece and piece of art piece unlike anything else i...
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