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Prague Christmas Market

            One method for exploring Prague? Clark recommends     and concert halls – and the nearby Museum of
            beginning with the sky-high views at Petřín Lookout   Czech Cubism.
            Tower (inspired by the Eiffel Tower), then strolling
            down into the city and into Old Town.                 Prague can have you ticking off sights for days, but
                                                                  some of its most absorbing attractions slip under the
                                                                  radar of many tour groups. Take the Saints Cyril &
           “Prague is a wonderful walking city. It                Methodius Church, for example, the basement of
                                                                  which has been converted into a museum telling a
            embodies art of all kinds and we felt very            richly dramatic story about the building’s role in a
                                                                  daring, and ultimately tragic, resistance plot under
            content to wander through the city all day.”          Nazi rule. Close by, Vysehrad also draws comparatively

            – Gillian Clark,                                      few crowds, despite being an ancient clifftop fortress
              Cruise Specialists Cruise Consultant                with spectacular views.
                                                                  Shopping during your Prague visit is as easy as finding
            Perhaps surprisingly for a place synonymous with the   a local pilsner. There’s an abundance of souvenir shops
            Middle Ages, Prague’s buildings span a remarkable     in the Old Town. If you’re in search of something
            range of architectural periods, from Renaissance and   specific, such as the ever-popular wooden Czech
            Gothic to Cubist and Art Nouveau. Even if design      puppets, try a few different outlets to compare prices
            appreciation isn’t normally your cup of tea, you may be   and quality.
            drawn to attractions such as the Municipal House – an
            utterly gorgeous assemblage of art nouveau salons

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