Lovely to just amble along the cobbled streets, explore the castle precincts, full of atmosphere and charm.
Once you cross Charles bridge, you enter the castle district. This really is a nice place to visit or to stay whilst in Prague. There are some lovely shops, restaurants and bars. Its also not quite as busy as the old town so you can get a bit more space and peace depending where you go. Once past the castle... More
Since the castle is on a hill you can see an amazing view to whole Prague from Hradcany. It is really nice to walk around the park and the whole Hradcany becuase it is really magnificent to se all architecture.
In Castle District the most known attraction is the Prague Castle, no one argues about that. But it's far from the truth that it's the only one in that part of the city. In the square facing the Castle entrance there are at least three other palaces that hold very interesting exhibitions (from Baroque to Renaissance) and lovely architecture. All... More
We were confused at first because Prague Castle is actually a complex of various monuments. St. Vitus is the largest and most impressive. The original castle (as in the battlement walls) has been converted into the Palace over time. So go on the tour of the Palace to see the remaining castle. We also enjoyed Golden Lane because there is... More
The Burg reminds obviously of Vienna, the imperial K.u.K. capital. We liked the well-dimensioned proportions which stylistically are much in line with Vienna but under a more sympathetic and site-adequate scale.
After an excellent lunch at the Little Quarter Square, we walked up the hill to Prague Castle where a most amazing view of the city awaits you. We walked around the Castle Square and Courtyards and visited St. Vitus Cathedral where an Alphonse Mucha (of Art Noveau fame) magnificent stained glass window sprakles in all its glory. We exited through... More
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