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For the New Year, 2017: Essential Prague in Four Days

To see all the beautiful, historical and exciting tourist sites in Prague in less than a month would be quite a challenge, but, because we’ve lived and worked in Prague for decades, we can outline a program that shows you the essential Prague in just four days: the castles, cathedrals, gardens, museums, opera houses, monasteries, bridges, public squares, libraries, and universities that bring life to this vibrant 1000-year-old city. 
Hradcany: Prague’s 1000-year-old castle complex:  St. Vitus Cathedral, St. George’s Basilica, Golden Lane where alchemists tried to make gold.

Gardens of Prague Castle: The Royal Garden, the Letohrady, and other intimate gardens are woven into the castle complex.

Petrin: A small version of Paris's Eiffel Tower, built in 1891 for the Jubilee Exhibition. A funicular takes people up Petrin hill; there’s an observatory and a hall of mirrors to explore. The 12th-century Strahov monastery in on the top of the adjacent hill.


Mala Strana: the “little town” u…