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Traditional Czech food & Where to Eat in Prague

Popular Traditional Czech Food Traditional Czech food consists of mainly pork and beef meat with a side dish. The most common dish you’ll find here is dumplings; this is the traditional side dish served with most meals in the Czech Republic. Other side dishes include rice and potatoes. It goes without saying that beer means big business in Prague. With some beers being cheaper than water, it’s definitely a staple…

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An Evening in Vysehrad Park, Prague

Visiting Vysehrad Park, Prague A hidden gem just around the corner from the hotel we were staying in, Vysherad Park is definitely worth an afternoon or evening visit. Surrounded by trees and flowers, looking onto the Vltava River below, it makes for quite the romantic walk. Here you’ll find the remains of what was once a castle, previously deemed ‘castle on the heights’ due to Vysehrad Park being built on…

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Visiting the Memorial of Lidice, Prague

Visiting the Town of Lidice Lidice was a very interesting place to visit and had so much history. It’s a difficult place to visit following on from horrendous historical events there, but definitely worth making the trip. Here you’ll find the Children’s War Victims Monument, as a dedication to the children who died here. Surrounding this you’ll also find the Garden of Peace and Friendship. Surrounded by silence, the garden…

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Visiting Prague’s Churches & Cathedrals

Popular Churches to Visit in Prague Churches can be found on almost every corner of Prague. Adorned in a range of Gothic and Baroque architecture, they’re one of the most stunning focal points of the city of Prague. Visiting the churches in Prague can easily take you a full day, and it’s especially worth getting up early for visiting the Castle to avoid the queues and tourists. Saint George’s Basilica…

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Visiting Petrin Hill and Observation Tower, Prague

Visiting Petrin Hill & Surrounding Attractions Built as a smaller version of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Petrin Observation Tower was built in 1891 for the Jubilee Exhibition. The tower doesn’t seem particularly tall at just 60m, but sitting at the summit of Petrin Hill at 318m high, it’s quite the view at the top. Climb the 299 steps to reach the top of the tower and admire the…

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Visiting the John Lennon Wall, Prague

The John Lennon Wall Memorial What was once just a normal wall, since the 1980s it has come alive with dedications to the famous Beatle and artist, John Lennon. Covered in John Lennon inspired graffiti and lyrics to the Beatle’s songs, the wall is a colourful delight. The wall is constantly undergoing changes, with the original first portrait of John Lennon long lost under layers of paint. Despite several attempts…

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Things to Do in Prague’s Old Town Square

Visiting Prague’s Old Town Square The Old Town Square is one of the main two squares in Prague. Check out Wenceslas Square for the other, just a five minutes walk away. Full of ancient buildings and magnificent churches, the Old Town Square is one of the best historical sights in Europe for architecture. Dating back to the 12th century, this was originally a marketplace for Prague for over 1000 years.…

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