Prague Castles

Thank you everyone for the kind comments from my last post. Today we decided to check out the Royal Palaces of Prague. Again a place heaving with tourists so go early! Apparently, it’s nice to walk around the area at night too. It’s an absolutely amazing area of Prague. We hiked high up the hill and got a short stay pass for the palace area…gorgeous views…

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We headed first to St. Vitus Cathedral…wow!…

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Next, the Old Royal Palace of the Bohemian Kings with a good view of the city below…

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I actually thought that St. George’s Basilica was the most interesting church on the site as it was by far the oldest…

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Finally, the Golden Lane. Houses of palace workers built into the castle wall. It’s amazing how little space one actually needs! I loved the Seamstress’ house best of course. Up until around WWII people still lived in these…

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It’s amazing what you can see in one morning! I’m at the slalom course now watching the C1 men’s semi-final. I’ll leave you with some other city shots from this fairytale city…

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