Hey all! I’m writing you from our hostel in Budapest. The past few days in Prague have been amazing! It’s such a beautiful city and it felt like no matter where you were there were always more interesting buildings or amazing views of the city. We arrived in Prague in the evening and spent our first few hours just wandering around a bit of the old city that was near our hostel.
The next day we started off by walking through the market near our hostel on our way to get coffee/tea. After the beverages, we went to the old town city square and decided to check out the Gallery of Art Prague (GOAP) which had Andy Warhol, Alfons Mucha and Dali exhibitions. They were all really cool.
After the museum we grabbed some lunch and then went over the Charles bridge to check out the Prague Castle. While really crowded, the bridge was really cool, with tons of different statues and beautiful views of the city. The castle was interesting to visit since it was actually a castle town and not just the physical castle. The first part we went into was the St. Vitus cathedral, which as with most churches in Europe, was gorgeous. After that we just walked through the castle town and ended up stumbling upon this garden that had a few peacocks in it.
The next day we walked down by the river to check out the dancing house, which is this really interesting looking building. After that we continued along the river until we got to the Vysehrad fortress. There was a beautiful view of the city from the top of the fortress and we went to the Saint Peter and Paul Basilica, which was also very pretty.
After that we went back across the river and walked around Petrin Park. It was a bit of a hike up to the top but we were able to get more beautiful views of the city and we got to see a few gardens, the look out tower and a monastery. We ended the day with some traditional Czech meals. I got pork with Czech dumplings and coleslaw. It was delicious!
On our last day we took things easy and walked through the markets again and then went to grab brunch at a place my sister had recommended. It was a bit far out of the old city but it was incredible! It was a great way to end our time in Prague. Keep an eye out for my next post about Budapest!