"at last..." Prague by iaint
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Had many business trips to Bratislava in 90s, and always wanted to take a side trip to Prague.
However, always wanted to get home at the end of the week, and never got round to the Prague visit.
Spent 10 days on holiday in Czech Republic (South Moravia) in 2005, flying in & out of Prague, but never got into the city.
Finally got there in October 06
Last minute booking, and got a good apartment near castle Monday to Friday.
Not enough time to do the city justice, but loved walking round Mala Strana, Petrin Park, Stare Mesto & castle.
Public transport excellent - used metro and tram.
Restaurants very good too - tried several Czech specialities.
Weather great for October. Too many touroids, but must have been better than in summer.
in no special order -
going to see Slavia Praha v Ceske Budejovice at Sazka Arena (ice hockey)
classical music concert at St George's Basilica
hawks & owls on display in Royal Garden
roast duck, dumplings & sauerkraut in restaurant inside castle
goulash, dumplings etc in art nouveau cafe @ City Hall
- Pros:architecture, weather, so much to do
- Cons:very touristy
- In a nutshell:well worth the visit - exceeded expectations
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