Prague is a special city, where the unusual and slightly gloomy spirit of the Middle Ages is subtly combined with a slight pleasant flair of elegance and romance. The capital of the Czech Republic is considered one of the most beautiful European cities, so a large number of tourists every year are sent here to admire the famous sights. By the way, it is interesting here at any time of year: in every season the city is completely different. We will talk about how to spend a holiday in Prague in the spring.
What is it like, spring Prague?
As most tourists admit, in the spring time Prague is especially charming. Its irresistibility lies in a special, inimitable atmosphere. Everywhere you can see blossoming flowers and leafy trees. In the spring, the lovely central streets of the city are filled with musicians, music can be heard all around for every taste. In addition, in March, the famous Křižíkov's singing fountains are discovered. Vacationers are attracted by the pillars of water, rushing to the top and illuminated by multi-colored searchlights. Acting is accompanied by famous classical music.
Spring in the capital of the Czech Republic is especially pleasant to make leisurely walks. Fortunately, the weather in Prague in the spring is quite favorable. Heat in the city is usually set early, freezing in the spring in the capital - a rare thing. The average air temperature in March is usually + 3 + 5 degrees in the daytime, in April + 7 + 9 degrees, in May + 15 + 20 degrees.
What to see in Prague in the spring?
If you are in Prague for the first time, be sure to make a traditional tour of the main sights of the city. Start your trip from the central square - Wenceslas Square, where the active life of the city is concentrated, many shops, restaurants and cafes. Be sure to walk to the Old Town Square, the historic center, where the most famous sights of Prague are located: the Old Town Hall, which contains the Astronomical Clock, the monument to Jan Hus, the Church of St. Nicholas, the Church of the Virgin Mary in front of Tyn and many others. By the way, if your spring holidays in Prague coincide with the Easter holidays, then you will have a wonderful opportunity to participate in the Easter fairs that are held here every year.
Try to organize your vacation in the most beautiful capital of Europe on the last days of April to take part in an unusual festival - Valpurgisnacht, that is, Witch Burning. This action is performed to get rid of evil spirits from year to year.
One of the must-see attractions of Prague in the spring should be attributed and unforgettable Charles Bridge - a building that connects both banks of the Vltava River. Charles Bridge was built from stone in the 14th century and is considered the "Mecca and Medina" of every self-respecting tourist in Prague. It looks rather impressive and slightly gloomy: the bridge length reaches more than 500 m, and the width is almost 10 meters. However, framed by the surrounding blooming flora of the city and the statues of Czech saints Charles, the bridge looks mysterious and almost romantic.
Rich in events in Prague month-May. So, for example, every year on May 1 in the garden on Petrshinsky Hill all lovers gather to support the tradition of kissing under flowering cherries. You can admire the cherry garden at the observation platform of the Petřín Tower.
In addition to this holiday, the famous International Book Fair is held in May, in which books from different countries participate. In addition, music festivals are not uncommon in the city. The festival of academic music "Prague Spring" is known, taking place in the concert hall of Rudolfinum and in the Public House.