Monthly Archives: May 2012
Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic and it also used to be the capital of the Bohemia. A namely very beautiful city with nearly 2 million residents and a fairytale like atmosphere. Situated in the north-west of the country, on the Vitava river, Prague is a picturesque city with a mysterious, old fashioned charm. As it has played an important part in the European history, it is home to a number of famous cultural attractions and its historic centre is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The most visited sights include the Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge, Old Town Square, the Jewish Quarter and the Lennon Wall. Besides the rich historic and cultural side, Prague has several entertainment venues such as restaurants, theatres, cinemas, breweries, clubs and bars and of course shops, museums, galleries and several festivals.
Budapest, on the other side, which can be a perfect pair destination with Prague, is the capital of Hungary. The city is situated on both banks of the magnificent Danube river and it is said to be one of the most beautiful European cities. It has a superb natural landscape, several cultural and architectural sites with historic significance and it has a lively lifestyle. Most popular sites include the banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter, Andrássy Avenue, Heroes’ Square and the Millennium Underground Railway, the second oldest in the world. Additional interesting and popular highlights include more than 80 geothermal springs with several exquisite spa services and the world’s largest thermal water cave system.