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Reasons to Visit Prague in 2018

Prague
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New Year has long begun and so has the holiday season. European cities, especially the well known historic city of Prague, are always considered to be a popular tourist destination during this time. Now while you may write off visiting the Czech capital simply because it may be similar to other cities of Europe, we have written about some pretty compelling reasons why Prague should be your destination of choice in 2018.

Learn about life during the Communist Rule

Museum of Communism
Museum of Communism. Credit: Flickr / Mark Surman

The city was under Communism Rule from 1948 to 1989. If you are a history lover and would love to learn more about life and living during the dark times, you can check out the Museum of Communism and the KGB Museum. For a complete experience, you can also take a guided tour of the Nuclear Bunker Exhibit complete with gas masks and other Cold War items.

Check out a 600 Year Old Working Clock

Astronomical Clock
Astronomical Clock. Credit: Flickr / damian entwistle

The Astronomical Clock in Prague, installed in 1410, is the oldest working clock in the world. It is located it the Old Town Square. Uniquely, the clock not only shows time but also the astronomical position of both the sun and moon.

Drink Beer at the Beer Capital of the World

Beer Garden
Beer Garden. Credit: Flickr / Barka Fabianova

The people of the Czech Capital consume more beer than anyone in the world. Czech beers tend to be light and foamy, and the Beer Gardens welcome everyone from children to adults for a fun-filled time. The love for beer is known as the people of Prague have beer spas, and even organic beer based creams and shampoos.

Check out one of the Oldest Bridges in Europe

Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge. Credit: Flickr / Miroslav Petrasko0

Charles Bridge, one of the oldest bridges in Europe was built from 1257 to 1402. Now a pedestrian bridge, it has survived the Thirty Years’ War and countless floods and natural calamities. You can visit this historic landmark and check out the 30 statues all representing saints.

Don’t miss a chance and book your tickets to visit this beautiful European city of Prague today!

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