Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic. The Prague city is home to about 2.3 million people. The city of Prague has a continental climate. That means that the weather can be severe with extremely hot summers and brutally cold winters. For those who are planning a trip to Prague be sure to consider the weather.
Prague is a truly beautiful city and a popular tourist destination.
Things to Do and See
The Prague city has many places for theatre lovers to visit; two of the most popular are The National Theatre and the National Marionette Theatre. The Czech National Theatre is a splendid place to experience ballet and opera. It is an enormous complex with several stages. Both the National Opera and the National Ballet companies perform here.
The National Marionette Theatre is where puppeteers perform. Puppets and costumed actors perform classical opera, like versions of Mozart’s “opera of operas” or Don Giovanni’s enchanting tale of the Magic Flute.
The city of Prague features a large number of Museums. Some of the most popular are the National Museum, the Prague Jewish Museum, the Mozart Museum and the Museum of Communism.
Those who want to enjoy themselves outdoors can take a river cruise. A leisurely river cruise is a good way to relax and can also be an excellent opportunity to see Prague’s architectural beauty. Many of the cruises allow passengers to have lunch or dinner on the boat.
Places to Eat
Bily Konicek Restaurant and Jazz Club
Bily Konicek Restaurant in Prague is located in the stunning 12th century medieval cellars of one of the oldest houses on the Old Town Square. The restaurant serves traditional Czech and International cuisine. Meals are prepared from high quality ingredients, with an emphasis on seasonal products. The wine list includes a few good Czech bottles, along with wines from France.
Cowboys Steak & Cocktail Restaurant
Cowboys Steak & Cocktails Restaurant in Prague city is a premier steakhouse, serving fine cuisine and wines in the historic Lesser Town area of the city. Cowboy’s steak meals offer exceptional cuts of meat shipped from Uruguay, Brazil and the USA, along with salads, burgers and fish dishes.
Lvi Dvur Restaurant
Set at the back of Prague Castle, in the beautiful Royal Gardens, Lvi Dvur Restaurant brings the spirit of 16th century Rudolfine Prague alive. Traditional Czech cuisine is the order of the day, and Roast Pig on the spit is the speciality of the house.
Popular Hotels in Prague City
Best Western City Hotel Moran Prague
Palace Hotel Prague
The Palace Hotel is a 5 star hotel that is 50 meters away from Wenceslas Square. The rooms are Air Conditioned, Non-Smoking Rooms, with Mini Bar, Cable / Satellite TV, In Room Movies and high-speed Internet. Rates start at 2,587.38 CZK.
Roma Hotel Prague
The Hotel Roma is a 5 star hotel located in the historic area of Lesser Town. The rooms are Air Conditioned, Non-Smoking Rooms, Mini Bar, with high speed internet, Cable / Satellite TV, and Kitchenette. Rates start at 6,638.19 CZK.