Top Five Reasons to Visit Prague in Winter

Top Five Reasons to Visit Prague in Winter, Prague, Czech Republic (B)

Ah, Prague. Possibly the most famous Central European city. The city that I fell in love with almost three years ago. Ever since my last visit, I had been longing to go back, and I finally did so last weekend (despite living just 6-7 hours drive from there..) in the dead of winter. Today I am sharing five top reasons to visit Prague in winter.

Prague is famous for its traditional markets popping all over the city around Christmas time. The markets in Prague are said to be truly impressive, featuring decorated wooden huts selling traditional goodies.

The biggest Christmas market is in the old town square, complete with a giant, colorful Christmas tree, but you can several others in places such as in Prague castle, under Charles Bridge, in Wenceslas Square etc . This year’s Christmas market in the old town square was open until January 5th, so we had 1 day to observe the beautiful market.

The smell of hot mulled wine in the crisp winter air, the crackling of firewood where skewers were set, the colorful lights that lit up the entire square and white snow! Truly a winter wonderland if you ask me! One of my favorite things about Europe are the traditional Christmas markets and I was understandably elated to be in Prague during this season. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Top Five Reasons to Visit Prague in Winter
Guide Location: Czech Republic » Prague
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Pooja Gautam
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