Prague is located at the center of the Czech Republic. It is not a large area but it is definitely a much vaunted area for tourists because of the many sites, the rich culture, and the beautiful people of Prague.
Not long ago, Prague was off limits because it was a communist country. Since opening its gates to the world, hundreds of tourists have come to the this wondrous corner of the world.
For the artist, the magnificent European architecture is reason enough. For the romantic, strolling along the cobbled streets and taking in the European mystic can actually carry you to amazing visual delights. For the history buff, and the culturally inclined, there are just so many things to see and participate in, you wouldn’t even want to leave at all.
Tourists come to Prague because of curiosity, but they leave Prague in absolute amazement at how much they have enjoyed their stay. Many tourists say that curiosity quickly turns to love for Prague, and this accounts for the hundreds of tourists who come back for a second or third visit.
Some of the interesting places to see in Prague are the Old Synagogue, the Cafe Slavia, Charles Bridge, or the Prague Castle.
Looking at pictures of Prague is nothing compared to being in the midst of the glory of Prague. The strange thing about this place is you would never think that it would be able to capture your imagination or even your heart because it looks like a regular European city. What is it about Prague that is so captivating?
It probably is the recent history of Prague after World War II which was a gloomy, sad place severely affected by what had happened, and how it transformed to the city it is today.
Now, walking through this capital city is an artist’s dream comes true. There are 4 seasons to enjoy, and while the weather might not be ideal in some cases, the beauty never fades.
You can also see the city by using its transportation system – the underground, bus system, taxis, and cars. Conversing with the locals is quite easy as English is a common language among them.
Prague has come a long way since World Ware II. There is even a McDonalds to be found in Prague. Most shops cater to the tourists, and you have a wide selection of items to buy – from the extremely luxurious high end items to the regular tourist souvenirs.
Prague is a wonderful blend of East meets West, and though it may be expensive in some aspects, this booming destination continues to flourish and bask under the wide-eyed wonder of consumers and tourists.
If this will be your first trip to Prague, just make sure to bring your essential basic medicines, have a medical check up before you go, and just make sure you have reservations for accommodations and whatever ticket for whatever event or events you plan to see. Since Prague is a major tourist destination, you might have a hard time with accommodations if you wait until you get to Prague.
Plan ahead, and plan well, and just like most of the tourists who visit Prague, your trip to Prague will not be your only visit there.
Finally, make sure to taste the fabulous Czech beer while you are there. Bottoms up!