Why Travel to Prague, Czech Republic?

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Why Travel – Prague Castle
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Prague is the capital city and the largest city of the Czech Republic. Situated on the Vltava River in the north west of the country, Prague has a population of approximately 1.3 million people. The city experiences a temperate oceanic climate with chilly winters and warm summers.

Founded during the Romanesque, Prague flourished during the Gothic and Renaissance eras and is today home to several famous cultural attractions, museum, galleries, cinemas, theatres and other historical exhibits. Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge and Old Town Square are just some of the many reasons why you should visit Prague.

So, why would one travel to Prague?

Here are a few reasons to visit Prague (we’d love your feedback!):



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    To the Czechs, their locally produced beers are a national treasure with the most popular beer being Gambrinus. Other locals will tell you that the best beer is Pilsner Urquell, with Czechs from Pilsen insisting that the superiority of their water quality, in comparison to beers produced in other regions in the country, is reflected in their Pilsner. That said, a pale lager known as Kozel’s Medium won the best Czech beer prize in 2008.

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    You can watch local acts perform at the beautiful Akropolis art deco theatre that hosts indie, avant garde and world music bands. Some of the local talents to look out for include ska masters Sto Zvirat, Moravian folk rockers Cechomor and Lucie, the political anthem-mongerers. If you are into jazz and blues, go to the Lucerna Music Bar on weekdays; for fresh unrecorded rock, reggae and jam nights, Vagon is just the place to be.

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    Divadlo Minor
    In Prague, puppet shows are not just for children. In fact, puppetry as an art in the Czech Republic has had a long and sometimes subversive history. Be sure to catch a high-quality puppet show featuring Czech puppeteers and productions at the progressive and lively Divadlo Minor. If you really enjoy the show and want to own your own puppet, you may purchase one at Truhlář Marionety.
    You’re welcome to contribute by adding your reasons to travel to Prague!

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    Prague Castle
    Touring the Prague Castle is like journeying a thousand years back. Dominating the city skyline, Prague Castle features a medley of styles and influences that reflect the dynamic needs of its inhabitants and conquerors over the last millennium. Central to the castle are the dramatic Gothic spires and flying buttresses of St Vitus Cathedral, whose grandeur is certain to stop you in your tracks.

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    Pivnice u Pivrnce
    When in Prague, be sure to eat from the unique menu that the Czech do. Indulge your taste buds with some cold smoked mackerel, raw beef on deep-fried toast, or head cheese which comprises of bits of meat suspended in aspic. Pivnice u Pivrnce is a good place to sample the unique Czech menu full of meaty local fare. You could also go to U Medvídků for the infamous head cheese, or U Radnice for low priced feasts served on shared tables.

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