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With city breaks to Prague from Dublin you can enjoy the atmospheric Malastrana (lesser town) with its red-tiled roofs and beautifully preserved buildings is an ideal place for a stroll and a meal or drink overlooking the River Vtlava. Follow the legendary medieval royal way across Charles Bridge and enjoy the sights and sounds of the artists, puppeteers and musicians around Wenceslas Square. Old Town Square has a magic quality, with colourful historic buildings in many styles, and the famous Astronomical Clock. The Jewish Cemetery and Museum must be seen, for its moving commemoration of lives lived and lost in Prague’s Jewish quarter and elsewhere. The Castle district demands a half-day's sightseeing all to itself. Dominated by the impressive castle and cathedral, it consists of a network of streets, alleys, and squares which was the location for the film Amadeus, based on the life of Mozart. Famous for its music, Prague has several theatres where opera, ballet and concerts are performed all year round. There are many restaurants and cafes offering reasonably priced Czech cuisine pork and duck dishes, sausages, pastries and other calorie laden edibles will cause you to abandon diets while in Prague, although other cuisines are also represented, as are fast-food outlets. Beer is the Czech national drink, and at least one visit to a pivnice (beer house) is a must. And with unforgettable last minute city breaks & short breaks deals to Prague you have no excuse to investigate all that Prague has to offer.
During the summer days Prague's temperature's can reach as high as 26°C with chilly nights.
English and German are spoken although Czech is the official language.
Some restaurants, hotels and shops take Euros but the currency in Prague is the Czech Crown (czk).
GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).