Everything about Prague, Czech Republic is interesting. In all of Europe, this century old city is known as Zlatá Praha or Golden Prague. Rulers and artists of this part of the continent have lived to contribute to its beauty and wonder so it’s no surprise that visitors frequent this city. Musicians and writers with the likes of Mozart, Dvořák, Kafka and Klíma have also been inspired by the city of Prague.
Communism reigned in the city for four decades. After communism fell, capitalism crept in. It has made the city as one of the places in Europe to be flocked by outsiders. Damages from the Second World War were only minimal and most of the city’s dazzling architecture, Gothic spires, and baroque-inspired domes are still standing. Art Nouveau maidens and Cubist facades also still grace the cityscape.
Shopping malls, restaurants and cocktail bars are part of the glamorous sights in the lovely city of Prague. Film and music festivals as well as opera, ballet and drama are part of the city’s entertainment scene. Partying is like no other with Prague’s jazz cellars and rock basements that contend with dance clubs. After your night out, try to pass by Charles Bridge on your way home at dawn to witness the mist over the bridge.
Prague is also famous for its brewed commodity—the Bohemian beer. Since the 9th century, the Czechs have brewed for themselves this type of beer and other drinks like the Pilsner which is considered the world’s first clear, golden lager. The Czechs are known to make some of the finest beers in the world.
Visitors are most welcome to explore the beauty of Prague either by strolling along medieval lanes and covert channels of the Old Town, or walking through wooded parks or cruising along the Vltava. In all corners of the city you’ll find a rich history that includes traces of being once a capital of the Holy Roman Empire and the Habsburg Empire. It has also been seat of central administration of the first Czechoslovak Republic, the Nazi Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, the Communist Republic of Czechoslovakia. Now, the city prides to be the seat of government of democratic Czech Republic.
Adventure awaits those who want to explore and discover the city’s maze of alleyways and courtyards that are distinctive of Prague. If you want to learn more about Prague, just browse our site.