Photogallery: CZ: Prague in the Times of the Pandemic
CZ: Prague in the Times of the Pandemic
heading (paragraph): Cities
No. of pictures: 55 pictures
The center of the capital of the Czech Republic at a time when people have dared to take to the streets and enjoy the atmosphere of deserted Prague. Unusual silence and emptiness are sometimes interrupted by dialects from various parts of the republic.
Text and photos: Monika Babická
No matter what the current weather is, Kampa and Charles Bridge are still overflowed with tourists. Including the day when the temperature fell to minus 3 degrees and it was occasionally snowing. This place hidden under the Charles Bridge offers thousands of different views. Kampa is simply beautiful in every season of year.
The most expensive street in the Czech Republic, with no doubts. You can guess it from reading signs on this avenue connecting Letna and lively Old Town Square.
Our journey across Czech Republic’s popular as well as less frequented spots we move to Prague. One of her most distinctive sights is the Zizkov TV Tower.
This time we take a walk into the streets of Prague. We will omit the main landmarks on purpose. Our goal is to see places with for distinct atmosphere of their own, places that you will love.
In Jerusalem street, an inconspicuous street from Jindrisska tower in Prague, is hiding a gem among Prague's buildings - the Jerusalem or als the Jubilee Synagogue. Witnesses may know it as the Great Synagogue.
Who would have thought that before the great flood in 2002 and a few years later would become one of Prague's most luxurious neighborhoods? Today, there is are great cafes, bistors and restaurants one next to another. The houses have been beautifully repaired and the streets are always full of life. You will easily think that you walk along some beautiful boulevard in France.
Together with Hradcany, Charles Bridge and Male Mesto, the Old Town of Prague is one of the iconic places in the city which is popular all around the world. The history of this part of the city dates back to the 9th century, the world-famous town hall was established in 1338 as the first one of its kind in Bohemia. Let's go together to the most famous places and hidden nooks.
The third day of Christmas is St. Stephen's Day. There was a lot of carols in the Czech Republic and many children still go to the carol. He is not a master of Stephen and he means that workers are given temporary freedom, settling annual bills and paying rewards. Even if we were strict for ourselves all year long, today we can indulge in ourselves. So it is time to have breakfast and go for a walk.
In the immediate vicinity of Prague Castle is located space, which builds on the courtyard and the King's Road. Hradčany Square is the centre of Prague part of Hradčany, where the ancient forest and burial replacing historic houses and palaces.
The Emperor's Meadow, formerly Royal was sometime between 1899-1903 a large port for rafts and steamboats. Currently, the island serves for recreational and sports purposes.
Nowadays, there are no buildings in the Jewish quarter of Prague, except for the synagogues and the mysterious Old Jewish Cemetery about which we wrote the last time-. Synagogues belong to the orthodox Prague Jewish community, some of them feature exhibits from the Jewish Museum which you may view as ordinary visitors.
No visitor to Prague should not miss a tour of the Jewish city, respectively sights which remain there. It is the most mysterious and beautiful of what you can see in this city. And not just here. The significance of the Old Jewish Cemetery far exceeds Prague and Bohemia since it is the oldest and best preserved Jewish cemetery in Europe!
Prague's Charles Bridge is after the Písek one, the second oldest stone bridge in the Czech Republic. The unique monument registered on UNESCO World Heritage List will attract thousands of tourists daily. The atmosphere of love foreigners and fellow citizens are proud of this gem.
Lets enjoy, at least on photographs, famous place that was a residence of Czech rulers and is kno...
Sights from a beautiful way leading to the Prague Castle.
Photo: Maxim Kucer
Let´s have a look, from comfort of your home, at one of most famous Prague quarters.