The Journey to Prague

The Munich station was nice and clean. We returned to Austria for connecting trains to Prague. Our first stop in Austria was Salzburg, followed by another train to Linz. Austria is also famous for its yummy apple strudels. I bought one at the train station and it cheap and tasted good too. From Linz, […]

By |February 2nd, 2008|Czech Republic, Europe, Prague|3 Comments

Eat like a King in Prague

After much strange incidents at Prague station, we finally reached the Old Town Square safely. Well, the next problem was, we were confused with the street numbers and couldn’t find Youth Hostel TYN. The night was falling and yet we were still looking for the hostel and tried not to wander into quiet lanes.

It […]

By |February 1st, 2008|Czech Republic, Europe, Prague|3 Comments

Prague Old Town Square

We began our first sightseeing trip in the medieval Old Town Square where many historic buildings of Romanesque, Baroque and Gothic styles were erected around the Square.

The Gothic style Old Town Hall Tower is one of the most striking buildings in Prague built in 1338.

We waited at the Astronomical Clock on the side of […]

By |January 30th, 2008|Czech Republic, Europe, Prague|3 Comments

Prague Castle

We walked our way to the Prague Castle. View of the Prague Castle from far.

The walk was an enjoyable one – we passed by a stunning historic building with golden roof top and a memorial park.

Try the pastries in Prague. They are cheap and good! We had some in a small cafe before we […]

By |January 29th, 2008|Czech Republic, Europe, Prague|2 Comments

Charles Bridge, Prague

Charles Bridge crosses the Vltava river in Prague. The bridge is decorated by an alley of 30 statues and statuaries, mostly in Baroque style, erected around 300 years ago.

The Old Town bridge tower is also considered as one of the most astonishing civil Gothic-style buildings in the world.

I love this old statue! Saw it […]

By |January 28th, 2008|Czech Republic, Europe, Prague|0 Comments

The Jewish Quarter in Prague

The Jewish Quarter’s history dates back to the 13th century, when the Jewish community in Prague were ordered to vacate their homes and settle in one area. Th buildings in the Quarter form the best preserved Jewish historical monuments in the whole Europe.

A little history about the Jewish Museum: it was closed to the […]

By |January 27th, 2008|Czech Republic, Europe, Prague|1 Comment