Insight Guide Prague

Insight Guide Prague

by Cameron Duffy

Paperback(5TH)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780887290428
Publisher: Langenscheidt Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/28/2000
Series: Insight Guides Series
Edition description: 5TH
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 5.96(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Maps
Prague118
Hradcany and Prague Castle124
Mala Strana138
Stare Mesto164
Josefov182
Nove Mesto190
Charles Bridge202
Vysehrad208
Around Prague218
Plzen238
Introduction
Heart of Europe15
History
Decisive Dates18
Libuse and the Bohemian Kings21
The Imperial Capital25
The Urge to Defenestrate31
Rudolf II and the Habsburgs33
The Route to the Republic39
Twentieth Century45
Features
Prague Today55
Pubs and Bars67
Food73
Bohemian Glass78
City of Music83
Literature91
Theatre96
Cultural Festivals98
Avant-Garde Architecture103
Information panels
The Holocaust48
Czechs and Slovaks61
Pilsner Lager68
Coffee Houses75
Franz Kafka's Prague95
Charles Bridge159
The Golem185
Insight on ...
Prague's Street Performers62
Winter Ball Season80
Art Nouveau Architecture176
Prague's Parks and Gardens210
Places
Introduction117
Hradcany and Prague Castle123
Mala Strana137
Loreta149
Strahov Monastery153
The Vltava157
Stare Mesto163
Josefov181
Nove Mesto189
The Royal Way201
Vysehrad207
The Best of Bohemia217
Castles and Villages221
Southern Bohemia229
Western Bohemia237
Spa Towns of Bohemia245
Travel Tips
Getting Acquainted258
Planning the Trip259
Practical Tips262
Getting Around265
Where to Stay268
Where to Eat272
Culture278
Nightlife281
Shopping283
Children285
Sport285
Language287
Further Reading288

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