SHORT TIME BACK GAYANE (GAYANE BREIOVA) OWNED A RESTAURANT IN PRAGUE AND LIVED FOR A FEW YEARS IN THE CAPITAL OF CZECH REPUBLIC. TODAY WE ASKED GAYANA TO TALK NOT ABOUT COOKING, BUT TO MAKE TOP-11 MANDATORY PLACES TO VISIT IN PRAGUE.
TOP 11 Mandatory Places To Visit In Prague
1. THE CHARLES BRIDGE
This place is the first and must to visit Prague attraction. It is not possible to come to Prague and not go to The Charles Bridge. It has been standing for almost 800 years and connects two historic districts. Few that he remembers are the huge amount of events on the Charles Bridge and some residents come to admire the most beautiful and spectacular views of the Vltava River with their palaces and churches. And of course, it is necessary to visit this bridge to make a wish. Moreover, it is believed that wish will come true.
2. OLD TOWN SQUARE
The second mandatory item in Prague is Old Town square. This is the main square city, in the old days there was a big market to which goods were brought by Vltava. Above all, the uniqueness of this area is that old, historical buildings here were kept almost completely undercare. The atmosphere here is always lively and the spirit of Prague – an ancient city that almost did not change over the entire lifetime
3. JEWISH QUARTER
In the heart of the Old City is located Jewish quarter. It is small in territory, there are many architectural monuments in the area. Moreover the area has a rich history. Including juicy, mystical facts which is mentioned in famous literature works. Interesting and probably the most significant building for local residents here is the Old New Synagogue. It is one of the oldest in Europe and is valid to this day.
The Vysehrad fort is another on of the must places to visit in Prague. It stands right on the other bank of the Vltava. And built for the defense of the city, but the fort for some time became the residence of kings. You need to come here to see stunning panorama of the Czech capital from the fort walls .
5. WENCESLAS SQUARE
Wenceslas Square looks more like square, but on a very wide boulevard. There runs a horse market here, and now this place organizes holidays, public meetings and demonstrations. And life on this square boils around the clock.
6. DANCING HOUSE
The Dancing House is a very interesting, although it is just an office building. It has an unusual architectural solution. This house appeared in Prague in 1996 and did not really looks like the residents of the city. But soon it turned into a new landmark dreaminess. The dancing house is also must see tourist destination in Prague.
7. Petrin Tower
Prague also has its own Eiffel Tower – Petrin Tower. But one often don’t compared them correctly. Petrin tower in Prague is a bit like a Parisian attraction, but the main difference in the fact that the Petrin Tower is based on octagon, while the Eiffel stands on four “legs”. But whatever the number of supports, from observation platforms this building gives fabulous views of Prague.
8. NATIONAL THEATER OF PRAGUE
The National Theater is the pride of Prague. This building was built with donations from the people. Moreover we can say that it was erected by every Czech people. This is a beautiful building with a star-shaped bast dome also stands on the river bank.
9. VINARNA CHERTOVKA
There is one interesting street in Prague – Vinarna Devil. It is about 150 meters from Charles Bridge. This is the narrowest street in the city. Its width is 70 centimeters, therefore only one person can walk on it. And since it is so narrow, there is traffic light so that pedestrians on it do not collide with one another. Initially it wasn’t even a street but a fire escape between houses
10. GOLDEN LANE
A stunningly beautiful place. Above all almost all buildings on this street are museums. Here in the XVI century lived the minting chefs and jewelers. And the legends say that alchemists also settled on Golden Lane, who could turn anything into gold.
11. HAVEL MARKET
You should come to this place for souvenirs, such as puppets and bohemian glass, and don’t forget the traditional Czech “fast” food “- waffles with fillings. Initially here, they only sold vegetables and fruits. It was in the 13th century, since then, the market turned into a tourist attraction. It is one among the best Places To Visit In Prague.
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