The most wonderful thing about Prague is that most of its important sites are very easily accessible. Once you’ve arrived on the Prague airport shuttle, the city just begs to be explored – and what you’ll find can’t help but delight. Although it may not be the very first city that comes to mind when thinking of Europe, it’s definitely should be – for these, and so many more, reasons.
The City of a Thousand Spires
Visible even as you pass by on the Prague airport shuttle, the city is brim-full of centuries-old cathedrals and castles – each with a long and chequered history. While modern cities like New York and Dubai have skyscrapers of metal and glass that touch the sky, this ancient skyline boasts a more substantial, elegant and somewhat regal character. For example, Prague Castle, along with its St. Vitus’s Cathedral, tops the list on an architecture-oriented itinerary, followed closely by the Vysehrad. The city is also home to several palaces that now house magnificent art galleries. And while most of the city seems to celebrate heights in its grand monuments, certain sections represent the exact opposite – such as the diminutive