PRAGUE - Travel Vlog Part 1
Our destination today will be Prague, a magical city that feels like it has come out of a fairy tale , it is the capital of the Czech Republic with a population of about 1.3 million , its historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and it is truly unique. midday flight from Eleftherios Venizelos to Vaclav Airport in Prague. and the flight took two and a half hours to get to our hotel we had booked a taxi for which two people we paid 24 euros the journey time was about 30 minutes We arrived at our hotel room We can see this tower from our room and it has some neighboring houses and hotels the Czech Republic has its own currency the crowns and the first thing we did after leaving the hotel was to change currency We got the crowns and at a good price one euro at a rate of about 25 crowns Because we arrived in Prague in the afternoon our day closed with a wander around the area around our hotel where we returned to rest The next day Besides we would start our walk early in the historic center of the city looking forward to seeing the astronomical clock and the surrounding sights Good morning Today you will show us the breakfast of the hotel Yes Yes, let's go see it.
Nice Rich breakfast , it also has a lot of sausages, eggs, omelettes that they make for you too kind of sweets We are at the astronomical clock in the old town hall which is perhaps the most famous sight of the city here every hour when it strikes the twelve apostles come out of the two windows we see above and to the right and left there are 4 figures it is death that shows how small is life next to it is the Turk simulating lust on the left are two other figures the one holding the mirror indicates lust and next to it a Jew showing greed right next to them are the hands of the clock showing the time from sunrise to sunset and also the movement of the earth and the moon Central square of Prague right Right we will see the Virgin Mary right in front of us Virgin Mary Now it is not very crowded of course No here actually it is a place that combines many different architectural styles the Gothic which is the astronomical clock and here the Virgin Mary and next to it we have baroque and renaissance style and just a little the further one is the church of Agios Nikolaos with influence from the Habsburgs Leaving the square in the center of the old town you can meet Parision Street which is a shopping street with many brands we are in the Jewish quarter and now we will see the old synagogue which is located on Parision street in this area. The Jews had come in the Middle Ages , a large Jewish ghetto had been created , but here the buildings were demolished and today there are only five synagogues and only the one we see in front of us is working, we are outside the old Jewish cemetery inside in it there are about 12,000 tombstones visible But there may be as many as 100,000 graves in all these graves all Jews were a big ghetto here in Prague they were always buried in this area they were forbidden to be buried anywhere else and in it have been buried great personalities Lunch I see something in fast Yes yes something fast to take Good luck because in the evening we're going somewhere very nice that will have full food and dancing and fun. Nice what you got here. It's a box with baguettes and fries and it has local meat in it. Yes , we paid 417 Czech crowns and got two soft drinks for that price. inside We got ready Today we will go to a traditional Czech tavern called Pavuka and we will eat local food we will see music and some spectacle is in store for us We arrived at the tavern now we are waiting for our turn Yes it's busy here too We sat down at our table and they brought us a plate of charcuterie Our soups also came potato soup as we were told Potato soup with mushroom Yes yes Why try it tell us Very tasty What did you bring for the next course He brought some kind of pasta of your own them and hot spinach pie . The evening ended in the traditional tavern , the food was average , but the whole setting was impressive, fires, dances, music, snakes , it's worth an experience . Good morning . Where are we going today ? Today we're going to Kastropolis . Yes nice We will take the route 1 We got off the tram 22 and we are in kastropolis We got two tickets 250 Czech crowns each which includes beyond the church and the whole interior No photos or videos are allowed inside so let's go We left the catholic church of Saint Vitus a fairly large church with many impressive stained glass windows and many gold and silver statues is worth as em experience Here we are outside Loreto is a large monastery of the city built in the Italian renaissance style its main building is the house of the Virgin Mary which is a faithful copy of the equivalent found in Italy we are on the Petrin Hill and in front of us we see the Petrin Observatory is a replica of the Eiffel Tower in Paris five times smaller than the Eiffel Tower has 299 steps that you can climb and see the view from above and has an elevator with a price Queue is huge Yes a few meters from the Petrin observatory is located the maze of mirrors which is a nice experience for families and especially for small children Yes With a ticket you enter and now we see rush hour There are enough children we are on the Petrin hill on a balcony with a view and below we have the whole of Prague on our plate incredible view It 's nice It's a bit foggy, the scenery isn't clear, but it's rewarding to walk anyway, besides it's beautiful This park is huge. Yes, a huge area
, many plants, many flowers, many trees . It is generally well-kept and there are a lot of people. Of course, the weather which is very nice today also helps . Prague Yes right now we're on Strahov hill which has a monastery and a library and a miniature museum inside and here is a balcony outside where we see the view of the whole city Following that road down as we're going now it also has some vineyards Let 's go The vineyards that we said Yes They have some they are planted with a slope they not so much if we look down they have planted them with a slope after our walk in the castle Petrin Hill and Strahov Hill with its monastery and vineyards we slowly descend to go to the small district and from there to the old town At least here it's downhill at this point ends the first part of our visit to Prague in e next place we will admire the magnificent Charles Bridge with its statues we will visit the awesome Klementinum library and we will admire the unique view from the Tower that houses it we will meet on our walks unique architectural buildings such as the Renaissance building of the National Museum in Wenceslas Square and the national opera but also more modern works like those of the sculptor David Cerny we will also take a day trip to the fairytale Cesky Krumlov the following images are unique so stay tuned