Country: Czech Republic.
Prague is built on nine hills alongside the Vltava River and is popularly known as the city of a hundred spires, which offers a charming mix of history, architectural wonders and modern leisure. People visit the city for romantic getaways as well as for historical tours. It was the first city in the world to be designated as a World Heritage Site. The best places to visit in Prague are Prague castle, charles bridge, mosaic house, national gallery, and many more.
There are a plethora of old buildings from the Middle Ages here and Gothic and Baroque spires can be found in every street in the old town of Prague. In addition to historic churches, castles and streets, numerous opera houses, concert halls, museums and cinemas highlight the elegance and intellect in the city’s atmosphere. It is the hometown of the writer Franz Kafka (from Metamorphosis fame). The philosopher Nietzsche’s "mysterious representative", musicians Mozart, Dvorak, and another great writer, Milan Kundera, are closely related to the city.
Best travel time:
Late spring and early fall are quite pleasant, i.e. in the second half of May and the months of June and September. The temperatures are usually in the range of 20°C with sunny or partly sunny skies and mild evenings. If you wish to visit Prague in early spring, try to schedule your trip around Easter when Prague is decorated and the Easter markets are open. If you like it hot, you should visit in July and August, which are its warmest and statistically driest months. The residents of Prague hope for a white Christmas and get excited when it happens.
Prague is cold and dry in winter. During January, the temperature is around 0 degrees. It is necessary to wear a thick coat keeping snow in mind. The summer is warm and humid and it is rainy all year round. It is recommended to bring rain gear when you are out.