Old Town Square.. superb architectural mix of Gothic, Renaissance, Modernist. Astronomical clock from 1410 strikes the hour. Busy with buskers. Boat trip on Vltava under Charles Bridge. 1348 Charles University. Monastery district on opposite bank. Stalin statue thrown in river in 1962. Jan Palac fiery suicide. Excellent tram and bus system explained. Hotel Moran convenient, Danube Travel. Prague Castle political centre for 1100 years. St Vitus Cathedral. fascinating Chapel of St Wenceslas’ death. Castle has galleries, ancient Golden Lane. Loads of Classical music concerts always available. Three Music museums to Mozart, Dvorak and Smetana. U Fleku brewery since 1499. Interesting Czech food… U Kalicha from the Good Soldier Svejk.
PRAGUE – Czech Republic
September 15, 2014