Erasmus ile Prag Bilgilendirme

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Wenceslas Square (Václavské náměstí): the most crowded place in Prague, many historical events /demonstrations happened here, named after the patron of Bohemia

 

Old Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí)

  • Old Town Hall + Prague Orloj (astronomical clock – it announces every hour so you have to wait here!! 9:00, 10:00, 11:00… – 23:00 and it´s better to come 10 minutes earlier because there is usually lot of people AND be very careful about pickpockets while you will be watching Orloj)
  • you have to eat “trdelník” original Czech pastry, here is the link to the only place where they make it with ice cream, its now very popular : http://goodfood-karlova.cz/

 

Jewish Quarter Josefov

 

Charles Bridge (Karlův most)

 

Prague Castle (Pražský hrad)

  • the largest ancient castle in the world, nowadays residence of the president
  • there are many buildings you can visit but I think circuit B is the best (250,-CZK /person = 9 EUR) because of St. Vitus Cathedral (Katedrála sv. Víta) and Golden Lane (Zlatá ulička)
  • pay also attention to the Changing of the Guard (every hour 7:00 – 18:00, at 12:00 with fanfare and flag ceremony) in the first courtyard

 

 

If you have more time you can also visit :

 

Petřín = the hill covered with parks,

 

Vyšehrad = historical fort, the most genius loci place in Prague with a lovely view over the city walls

 

Prague ZOO : fourth best ZOO in the world

 

Náměstí Míru (Peace Square)

 

Historical art nouveau station building of Prague main railway station (Praha hlavní nádraží) /otherwise the railway station is very dirty

 

Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral

 

Žižkov Television Tower (Žižkovská věž)

 

National Monument in Vítkov

 

 

Museums :

 

National Gallery in Prague

 

DOX – contemporary art

 

National Technical Museum

 

 

Practical informations :

 

Exchange

 

Transport

  • ticket for 30 minutes (24 CZK) or 90 minutes (32 CZK) , 24 hours (110 CZK) or 72 hours (310 CZK)
  • best taxi: http://www.ticktack.cz/en

 

Food and drinks

 

“Náplavka”

 

Night life

 

 

Emergency numbers

  • European universal emergency number 112
  • Police 158
  • Medical service 155

 

e-mail : a.zasterova@seznam.cz

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