Friday, May 25, 2012

Prague Districts and Transportation: Prague metro

Prague is home to almost two million people, but the city center is surprisingly compact. Getting around Prague is easy, thanks to its excellent public transportation. The city is generally divided into ten districts and separated neighborhoods such as „Malá Strana“(The Lesser Side) or „Staré Město“(the Old Town). Different districts of Prague are connected with three lines of metro – Line A (green), Line B (yellow) and line C (red). You can also use efficient site of trams.

Prague metro

Is the fastest means of transportation around the city and serves about one and a half million passengers a day, which makes it the seventh busiest metro system in Europe and the most-used in the world on a per capita basis.
With the metro you can also reach most of the famous attractions in Prague. So, if you have no time for a nice walk through the city streets, see our list below. We put together a few hot-spots, which you might like to visit in Prague, always with a name of the closest metro station.

Attractions & Sights
Metro station
Old Town Square
Jewish Quarter
Charles Bridge
Old Town Synagogue
Church of our Lady Before Tyn
     (A) Green
Prague Castle
(A) Green
     (C)  Red
National Theatre
„Národní třída“
(B) Yellow
Zizkov Tower
(A) Green
Wenceslas Square
(A) Green / (B) Yellow
Dancing house
„Karlovo náměstí“
(B) Yellow
(A) Green
Jindrisska Tower
„Náměstí Republiky“
(B) Yellow

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

10 Things You Need To Know about Prague

Are you planning a trip to Prague soon? We bring you a list of ten things that you should know about the city! We hope to give you a better idea about places and attractions that are not to be missed and interesting things to do. Every week we will post a more detailed article about each one of them!

1. Prague is divided into 10 main districts
2. It is home to one of Europe's best preserved old towns
3. You shouldn't miss some of the more alternative attractions
4. The Jewish neighbourhood "Josefov" is one of the most interesting
5. Beer can either be very cheap or very expensive
6. Looking for something interesting to do in the evening?
Try the Black Light Theatre!
7. You can find all the different styles of architecture.
8. The city is overlooked by the Prague Castle
9. If you love eating meat, you are in the right place.
10. Prague is famous for it's summer beer gardens.