Walking through Prague Czech Republic

Walking through Prague Czech Republic A map, a plan, and a picnic lunch, we are on our way! Our first stop, the statue of St. Wenceslas on horseback at the top of Wenceslas Square, in the New Town. The large impressive building behind St. Wenceslas is the Prague National Museum.  And infront of St. Wenceslas are my two adorable kids, … Continue reading

Lesser Town Prague Czech Republic

Lesser Town Prague Czech Republic The Lesser Town is also called Little Quarter (Malá Strana) and is located across the river from the Old Town.  The name comes from its position on the west bank of the river, in contrast to the larger town of Prague on the east bank. Our first Glimpse of the Lesser Town. It is not … Continue reading

Charles Bridge Prague Czech Republic

Charles Bridge Prague Czech Republic This bridge is one of the iconic places in Prague.  There are some beautiful photos and paintings of this bridge. Construction of the Charles Bridge began in 1357, under the direction of King Charles IV.  The bridge extends over the Vltava River connecting the Old Town to the Lesser Quarter. The Charles Bridge tower in … Continue reading

Old Town Square Prague Czech Republic

Old Town Square Prague Czech Republic Prague is the capitol of the Czech Republic and has a population of about 1.3 million. We have been looking forward to visiting Prague for a long time.  The Old Town Square is full of beautiful architecture.  In the above photo you can see the two towers of the Tyn church.  By now we … Continue reading