Friday, November 29, 2013

A short holiday in Prague


I've always wanted to go to Eastern Europe for a holiday and  so took the opportunity to hop over to Prague from Aberdeen.  Prague, the capital of Czech Republic is the fourteenth largest city in the European Union having a population of just over a million and covers 500 sq km at its outer limits. We stayed in the old town of Prague at the Charles Bridge Premium Apartment which was one of  the best apartments that I've stayed so far.  We spent 3 nights in Prague and paid 515 euro for our stay in this apartment.






Oh, back to the first picture of this post ...... The Old Town Astronomical Clock which was acquired at the beginning of the15th Century, rebuilt by a master clockmaker named Hanus.  On the top of it is the Old Town Hall Tower.  On the left is the Gothic Door, main entrance to the Town Hall and Tower, carved by Matthias Rejsek.




Our first meal and taste of Czech food @ the U Dvou Sester  restaurant which was within walking distance from the apartment.  What we had ......  Pork ribs, a soup, Pork knuckle, not in the picture is a Lasagne. Cost - 1067 Czech Koruna excluding service charge.


Market selling all sorts of knick-knacks, souvenirs, fruits, etc.












If you've enjoyed this post and would like to see more of Prague, do tag along in my future posts!


13 comments:

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  1. I never been to Eastern Europe, I must plan a trip one day. Thanks for sharing your trip.

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    1. Yes, you should, Sonia. I'm sure you'll enjoy it!

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  2. I have always wanted to go to Prague but we end up somewhere every holiday. Heard it is the best place for concerts near the Christmas season.

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    1. Yes, there are concerts in the Basilica in the Prague castle. Will be posting more of Prague later. Drop by if you can.

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  3. Looks like a great place to visit….thanks for "taking" us along for a visit:D

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    1. Indeed it is, somewhere different. I'm glad to have 'followers'!

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  4. Hi Cheah , what a wonderful and enjoyable trip you had m thanks for sharing it with everyone and of course I will be here for your follow-up posts of your tip. :).

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    1. Yes, I hope to see you tag along with me, Nee!

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  5. fantastic photos.. i have never been there.. must plan to go there one day.

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    1. Yes, do plan a holiday there, some day!

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  6. Cheah,
    Thanks for bringing us along on your short trip to Prague. It is indeed a lovely place visit.
    Looking forward for more of your sharing in future.
    mui

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    1. I'm happy that you're following me on my trip, really appreciate it!

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  7. Gosh Cheah, just look at those stalls..... wish I can have each of everything if I were there. haha....
    Kristy

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