All sights and attractions are open on Easter Saturday and Sunday. Only certain sights are open on Good Friday and Easter Monday, and usually with limited opening hours . The sightseeing tours, walking tours and river cruises operate every day.
But Czechs still love to celebrate Easter and have many unique customs, some involving whips… It is traditional for boys and men to chase girls and women around and hit them with wooden whips (gently, don’t worry!) Or they douse them with cold water.
Prague Castle. If you are planning to visit Prague , this is the first that should make it into your itinerary. St. Vitus Cathedral. Národní divadlo. Vltava River Cruise. Prague Astronomical Clock. Dancing House. Old Town and Jewish Quarter. Tipple With a Legendary Beer Tour of Prague .
Top 10 Things to Avoid in Prague Sightseeing. Wasting Time Waiting for the Cuckoo. Charles Bridge in the Middle of the Day. Getting around. Getting Pickpocketed on the 22 Tram. Getting Ripped off by Taxis. Shopping and money. Tacky Souvenir Shops. Rip-off Exchange Offices. U Fleku’s Pushy Waiters. Wenceslas Square Sausages. Restaurants on Old Town Square.
Prague Shopping All shops in Prague are open Monday to Saturday . Many shops, including shopping centres and department stores, open on Sunday as well. Banks in Prague are open Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 17:00.
Demographics of the Czech Republic
|Demographics of Czech Republic|
|Nationality||noun: Czech(s ) adjective: Czech|
|Major ethnic||Czech 64.3% (2011)|
|Minor ethnic||Moravian 5% Slovak 1.4% other 1.8% unspecified 27.5% (2011)|
Its Czech name literally means “Generous Day”, probably for the wealth of food that has traditionally been served for Christmas dinner and fed to household and farm animals. Even poor families would make sure that their plates were full on this one day of the year. December 24 is Adam and Eva’s name day.
Prague can be a very cheap city to visit but it can also be very expensive . It depends where you pull out your wallet. Because there are so many tourists and almost all of them visit the same few sites, it is just good business sense for a shop or restaurant owner to raise their prices and collect as much as they can.
Clothes that you can wear during both day and night will be best. Consider jeans and a variety of light tops for the day walks. Prague is best explored on foot thus consider a solid pair or two of closed toed shoes. Add a light sweater or jacket to your for potentially chilly evenings.
The best time to visit Prague is in late spring or early fall, just before and after the peak summer tourist season. Best Time for Sightseeing: Spring and fall, especially April and May or September and October, are ideal for sightseeing, thanks to mild weather and thinner crowds.
The rate of violent crime is low and most areas of Prague are safe to walk around even after dark. Be careful on Wenceslas Square. It is usually packed with tourists and the crowds make things easy for pickpockets. There have also been cases of trusting “love-seekers” being robbed of all their money at night .
An average tourist will spend around 2500 CZK (100 EUR) per person per day . The lowest daily budget can be as low as 900 CZK if you stay at hostels, eat takeaways and use public transport. If you stay in private accommodation, eat at average restaurants but control your budget you can get by on 2500 CZK a day .
If it is your first time in Prague , then the New Town is the best place to stay . The Old Town is only a few minutes’ walk away, so you’ll be able to get your fill of Prague’s history, and all the modern elements of the city are right on your doorstep too!