Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic that is situated along the beautiful Vltava River. The weather in Prague is temperate meaning that summers are not hot and winters are not freezing. Expect heavy rains or even storms during summer in Prague.
Human settlements in Prague dates back as far as the Paleolithic age but according to legendary tales, it was founded by Premysl and Libuse. The city progressed during the term of King Charles IV in the 14th century. Prague became a merchant city and continues to erect many Gothic buildings such as the Prague Castle and Vladislav Hall.
Events, Landmarks, Activities
The best time to visit Prague is during the Prague Spring International Music Festival which is held every month of May and features the most outstanding classical music performances. Prague boasts of its diverse architecture as seen from its magnificent collection of churches, bridges and buildings. The most notable structures in Prague include the Church of Our Lady Victorious, Saint Vitus' Cathedral, Petrin Lookout Tower and Charles Bridge. The Old Town also attracts many tourists having the Old New Synagogue, Prague Astronomical Clock and the Old Town Square. The New Town also boasts of its own list of attractions including the National Museum, National Theatre and Dancing House.
The best way to see Prague is by walking especially if you are planning to visit the Old and New Town. Trams and metros are also advisable since they are faster. Taking a bus is also good but it is not allowed in historic districts. Find cheap hotels in Prague close to public transportation stations.