Prague, medieval city.

Whether for its streets steeped in history or for the great variety of places to visit, a trip to Prague captivates everyone from the very first moment. Discover what this medieval city has to offer.

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What Prague is like

Buildings and monuments

Beginning the tour through the historic center of the city, you will find the Old Town Square. Around it you can see different houses painted in pastel shades and several gothic style churches. 


A good plan is to climb the tower of the City Hall to be able to contemplate the view of the city center.  There is also the Gunpowder Tower, one of the symbols of the city. In the past it was used to store gunpowder, hence its name. Today you can visit its interior and enjoy an exhibition on the history of Prague.


A good way to continue delving into the history of the city is to visit the Prague Castle. It is one of the largest in the world and is surrounded by buildings of great artistic value, among others is the Cathedral of St. Vitus.


Behind it hides another architectural jewel of Prague, the Clementinum complex.

To access this space you can schedule a guided tour where you can visit its library of more than 300 years, a chapel surrounded by mirrors and an astronomical tower.

Prague Museums

Prague Museums

Besides the fact that Prague is a great museum in itself, the city has several museums where you can learn about the history of art and culture of the place, as well as its history.  

The National Museum, for example, is the most important museum in Prague. This place exhibits temporary and permanent collections, such as the mineralogical and lithological exhibition, zoology, decoration and medals from European countries.

In the Museum of Communism it is possible to learn about the history of this regime in the Czech Republic from its beginning until its fall in 1989. The museum has different rooms where the origins of communism are explained.

They also tell the story of the historical figures involved and what happened in the revolution that ended the regime.

For lovers of modern art, Prague has the Kampa Museum, located on the island of the same name. This former mill-turned-museum exhibits works by Czech and international artists, such as Mondrian and Andy Warhol.

Restaurants in Prague

Typical meals

Prague is characterized by food influenced by other European cities. But this does not detract from the fact that they are delicious and have a special touch, such as their particular use of spices. So, when visiting the city, you can not miss the tasting of these dishes. 


A typical Czech dish is the escalope, which is usually made of pork. But whatever meat is used, it is breaded and fried to be served with a salad.


Soups are also very common dishes in this city. There is a wide variety of soups, with ceská bramborová being the most famous. This one has carrots, potatoes and mushrooms. But there is also the cabbage-based zelnacka soup.


And as side dishes, in Prague they usually eat a cheese called smazeny syr, accompanied by beer. Or a type of bread known as bramborák, made from flour and potatoes.

Map of Prague

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