Palaces in Europe are filled with the very best that money (and centuries worth of inheritance) can provide. Here’s a look at eight royal residences that are worth the time to visit.
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Prague looks like it materialized out of a storybook. In a city that dates from the ninth century and is a mixture of all kinds of architectural styles, the buildings are different around almost every corner. From the early Gothic Church of Our Lady Before Tyn to the baroque Church of the Savior (or St.
The German conquest of Europe during World War II eradicated most of the Jewish ghettos and nearly all of European Jewish culture, however, the Prague Jewish Quarter was allowed to survive. The Nazis actually brought Jewish artifacts from all over Europe to Prague because they intended to create the Museum of An Extinct Race. Today,
We’ve been told by fellow travelers that Prague has a reputation as a culinary wasteland – heavy Eastern European food that is poorly prepared. We couldn’t disagree more. We found cuisine in Prague to be inventive and extremely reasonably priced, making dining in Prague a real delight. Here we outline seven good restaurants to try
The Prague Castle (Pražský hrad) is the largest castle complex in the world and was the first European castle I ever visited during my first trip to the Czech Republic in 1995. The Prague Castle sits high on the hill overlooking the town and dominates the skyline. From everywhere in the city, you can look
Prague has long been an important city for music in Europe. Prague adopted Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart when Vienna did not, and Mozart held the world premiere of Don Giovanni here. When I first visited Prague in the summer of 1995, I wanted to go to a classical concert. Unfortunately, bad weather (and the Rolling Stones
Just an hour away, the small town of Kutna Hora makes a great day trip from Prague.