Day 2 Prague

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On our second day in Prague we decided to revisit some of the places we were introduced to during the tour, starting with St. Victus Cathedral.  In a word, AMAZING!  Admittedly, I am a Gothic Cathedral nut. The soaring spires, the flying buttresses.  I never cease to be amazed at what people were able to construct so many years ago and without cranes and modern day machinery.

Tomb of St. John

Wenceslas Chapel
Czech rulers were crowned right in this room in front of the coffin. The wallpaper is encrusted with precious and semi-precious stones and above that are 14th century murals. The room is impressive.

Astromonical Clock. On the hour the apostles rotate through the windows. Last summer the clock broke in JULY, high season for tourists. There are only two clock makers and both were on holiday. One was paid handsomely to return early and fix it.

Prague is full of really good photo ops!

Italian Embassy

We opted for Czech food again at lunch and initially my kids weren't too happy; they wanted to eat at TGIF.  TIP:We have found that American chain restaurants in Europe don't always deliver the quality you expect and often the prices on the menu are hiked up.  I can't tell you the name of the restaurant we ate at, it was somewhere between TGIF and our hotel.   We just ducked into a restaurant that looked "authentic" and we weren't disappointed.

Yummy garlic, cheese and potato soup, good choice Eden!

Pork leg---basically it was a ham