Romancing the Winter in Prague


The largest city and the Capital of Czech Republic is Prague. The region of Bohemia had its capital in the city of Prague and this city is known to be the largest city in Central Europe. The city is known for its cathedrals, church domes, brides and gold tipped towers. The city is landscaped by magical cobbled lanes, church spires, cathedrals and walled courtyards. The Vltava river flows through the middle of the city and the historical architectures get reflected in its surface. The city is vibrant, full of energy, culture, music, art with lots of good dining opportunities. In total it can be said that it quenches the thirst of the traveler for adventure and mysticism.

Charles Bridge - Prague
Charles Bridge – Prague

In the winter Prague has its own magic. The surface of the city landscape is covered by snow but it does not last long as the snow sooner or later melts. The characteristic of the city which correctly defines it in wintertime is colorful and chilly. All major airlines from major cities of the United States are well connected to the international airport of Prague. Skylux travel is a travel agency which can give you an insight about the various flights connecting to the city and the various airfares that you can avail of at a discounted rate. The city is well connected to all major cities of Europe through the rail network and you can also visit other cities of your interest.

Getting around in the city is easy as the public transport is very efficient. Busses, metro and trams ply on the streets however with the exceptions of the historic places. There busses are not allowed to ply and one must shift to a non pollution generating vehicle. Apart from this the traveler can also use shuttles and taxis. One can even walk around the city as the city is walk able with cobbled roads.

Prague Christmas Markets
Prague Christmas Markets

The various places of interest in the city are Prague Castle, the biggest castle in the world, Charles Bridge, the historic center of Prague – The Old Town, which hosts various ancient monumental structures. Josefov, which is well known for its well preserved synagogues, is a Jewish ghetto in the heart of the city. New Town, Infant of Prague, Lesser Town, Loreta, Strahov Monastery, and Prague Dancing House are other attractions. Other places worth mention out here are Vysehrad, Prague Giant Metronome and the Prague Zoo. The city is also characterized by numerous Museums and places of Modern Art. Sightseeing, running and bike tours are held throughout the season and festivals are also held in the wintertime. One may also book a ticket for a river cruise and enjoy the city from the middle of the river. In the month of December, the squares of the city host Christmas Markets where people gather to buy goods related to art, craft, food, etc. If you are a shopaholic person then popular shopping malls are also present in the city for people like you.