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A June 2010 trip to Prague by duskmaiden

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Petrin Hill Observation Tower

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Attraction | "Petrin Hill Tower Is a Truffle Smaller than the Eiffel"

Petrin Hill Observation Tower Photo, Prague, Czech Republic
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Whenever I am on holiday I seem to climb up a tall building with lots of windy steep steps just to get a panoramic view of the city. In Florence it was the cathedral dome, Pisa was the Leaning Tower and I've bean up countless bell towers in Belgium. My recent trip to Prague was no different and we had a fine selection to choose from. We could have scaled the heights of the Astronomical clock Tower in the Old Town Suare, the Charles Bridge towers or the soaring tower of St Vitus Cathedral but settled on the PetÅ™ínská Rozhledna, Petrin Hill Observation Tower which is Prague's answer to the Eiffel Tower.Petrin Observation Tower crowns the summit of Petrin Hill a pleasant wooded area adjacent to th...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 14, 2010

Petrin Hill Observation Tower
Petrin Hill
Prague 5, Czech Republic 110 00

Kavalir Hotel

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Hotel | "The Location of Hotel Kavalir Was No Laughing Matter"

Kavalir Hotel Photo, Prague, Czech Republic
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City breaks on a budget can sometimes be tricky It is often difficult to get a cheap central located place, which is not a complete dive. One often has to give and this was very much the case when I went to Prague in June 2010.We booked the Kavalir Hotel, a medium sized three star hotel via lowcostholidays.com because it was one of their most popular hotels and we got a very good deal It only cost us £90 for three nights on a bed and breakfast basis.The main downside to the Kavalir is its location. If you want hotel overlooking the Charles Bridge, or the Old Town Square forget it. The Kavalir is located on a main road in one of Prague's suburbs (Prague 5) a couple of miles outside th...Read More

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on June 26, 2010

Kavalir Hotel
Plzenska 177,
Prague, Czech Republic