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Segway Tour of Prague

Mum wanted her own room so found a hostel right next to the Charles Bridge Tower. Here is her new place, that she was very happy with.

They had a tours booking office downstairs so I managed to get a spot on the next 3 hour Segway tour leaving at 11am . 1500 CZK ( $84 AUD) Segway Pargue Tours www.segwayfun.eu Leaves from 2nd building next to Charles Bridge Tower on the new side of town Mostecka 4/53 Praha 1 - Mala Strana. Afte a quick lesson and practice run our group of 6 was off. We did a big tour of all the major sites both sides of the river in the new and old town. It is a great way to get an overview and then go back to visit places in more depth. It is also way too much fun riding a segway!

In the 14th century King Charles instigated much of the building you see today - the Charles bridge, built in 1357 university, rebuilt Prague castle that was built in the 9th century, St Vitus cathedral, the New town ( Lesser town or Little quarter called Mala Strana under the castle - where I stayed)

Town Hall famous for its astronomical clock

Twin gothic towers of Tyn Church

Money changers are everywhere

Czech Republic is also known as Bohemia and Moravia

After the segway tour Mum and I walkde up the castle and bought our entry ticket

Prague castle ticket 400 CZK ( $23 AUD) includes climbing the Tower ( St Vitus cathedral) Golden Lane a 16th century tradesmen quarters of tiny houses built into the castle walls was one of my favourite places. These homes were so tiny and cute.

Charles bridge has 30 statues from the 18th century, jewellery stalls, portrait artists and buskers, a powder tower and dungeons

Czech food strong on meat and dumpling and light in veggies. It is a bread dumpling not potato. Their Bohemian beer is said to be the worlds best and our segway guide said Czechs drink more beer than germans At 5pm Mum and I went to a Concert in LIchenstein Palace. It was in a small room with about 20 people. It cost 450 CZK ( $25 AUD) for an hour. There were ticket sellers all over town selling tickets to concerts held everywhere. I had never been to anything like this before and really enjoyed it. They played : Tchaikovsky - Nutcracker suite Vivaldi Bolero

Practising on our segways

Practising on our segways


Passed Lennons Wall

Passed Lennons Wall


Lennons Wall

Lennons Wall


Troll over a canal

Troll over a canal


Across a square

Across a square


Segway time

Segway time


Up the hills

Up the hills


Castle  for changing of the guards

Castle for changing of the guards


Guards changing

Guards changing


Guards

Guards


Cool facade giving an illusion

Cool facade giving an illusion


Lined up to cross a  road

Lined up to cross a road


Crossing the river

Crossing the river


On segway tour

On segway tour


Mums room at her hostel

Mums room at her hostel


Mums Kitchen

Mums Kitchen


Castle Cathedral

Castle Cathedral


Castle cathedral

Castle cathedral


Workers Cottages Lane at castle

Workers Cottages Lane at castle


One of their small beds and bedrooms

One of their small beds and bedrooms


Little tiny cottages

Little tiny cottages


Too cute

Too cute


More little cottages

More little cottages


Local tavern

Local tavern


Red rooves of Prague

Red rooves of Prague


Steps down to town from the castle

Steps down to town from the castle


Steps to town

Steps to town


Oldest tavern in Pargue

Oldest tavern in Pargue


Oldest tavern

Oldest tavern


Practising on the segway

Practising on the segway


On my segway

On my segway


With the others

With the others


Group photo by the river

Group photo by the river


One of our group

One of our group


Going around the town

Going around the town


Group photo

Group photo


Group photo at our rest stop

Group photo at our rest stop

Posted by hillbillyramsey 17:00 Archived in Czech Republic

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