Prague city life
Prague is a wonderful, Bohemian city that you will inevitably fall in love with. Walking in Prague you will discover the fascinating architecture and beautiful monuments. Places worth seeing include:
- Prague Castle
- The Charles Bridge
- Old Town Square with the Prague astronomical clock
- The Jewish Quarter
- The Baroque Saint Nicholas Church
- Church of Our Lady Victorious and Infant Jesus of Prague
- Písek Gate – one of the last preserved city gate of Baroque fortification
- The Franz Kafka Museum
- Kampa Island – with a view of the Charles Bridge.
Prague hosts many music festivals including the Prague Spring International Music Festival, the Prague Autumn International Music Festival, the Prague International Organ Festival and the Prague International Jazz Festival. Film festivals in the city include the Febiofest, the One World Film Festival and Echoes of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
You should not miss the occasion to travel down the famous Vltava River and try the local famous and tasty beer.
Prague has a vibrant nightlife, as you can find several bars and clubs if you want to enjoy a night out.
International atmosphere in Prague
Prague’s open attitude towards foreigners and international business has been attracting many entrepreneurs and investors. The city’s advantages include: a good geographical position (with easy access to Austria and Germany, for example), low living conditions and a minimal amount of bureaucracy. Out of foreigners and immigrants living here, a large number includes people coming from Greece, Turkey, Italy, Yugoslavia, Slovakia, Romania and Russia. Prague is a great opportunity to study in a Central European country with Western education standards and an international friendly crowd.
The winters are relatively cold, with average temperatures that reach freezing point, and with very little sunshine. Summers are mostly sunny and the average high temperature is around 24°C (75°F). During spring and autumn you should expect sudden changes, so most times you will have to carry an umbrella with you.