A fulfilling trip that is with an abundance of historical monuments, tranquil river cruises, picture-perfect cafés, hospitable people, rich culture, happening nightlife and delectable food.
This city exudes a captivating charm that will transport you to fairytale land with cobbled streets, a jaw dropping sunset, beautiful cathedrals, a serene river and street artists performing all around. The most famous area of Prague is the Old Town Square where the coveted Astronomical Clock is located. You can get lost in the many shops of all shapes and sizes and have the most delicious Chimney Cake in the whole world.
A trip to Eastern Europe is incomplete without a classical music concert held in a magnificent building under an embellished roof with mystical paintings. You can enjoy Vivaldi’s Four Seasons in Klementinum, St. Clement’s Cathedral where the symphonies seep right through the heart. Charles Bridge is a gothic architectural structure that crosses the Vltava river and is a gateway to the Old Town where you see the skyline of the city. Prague Castle is built in Romanesque style and also has the renowned St. Vitus Cathedral in its complex which is a must visit too. Prague is a city that becomes etched in the memory of its many visitors as its beauty never seems to fade away.
Split into two sections by the Danube River, the hillside is Buda and the flat side is Pest, together forming the most charismatic city named Budapest. This Hungarian capital is well known for being the perfect amalgamation of the past and the present. You can rejuvenate and revitalise by taking a dip in the famous Szechenyi Bath which is the biggest thermal bath in the city and has a total of 18 different pools.
You can take a cruise down the Danube River where the many monuments and buildings can be witnessed and you can amass the view of the city being engulfed by the twinkling lights as the sun starts to set.
The most breathtaking view can be witnessed atop Gellert Hill from where you can envelop the beauty of the capital. You can also visit the spacious Heroes’ Square and the massive Buda Castle which are famous tourist spots. The most unique site is the Fisherman’s Bastion which is a fortress that looks surreal and straight out of a movie. Enjoy a night of fun at the many Ruin Pubs located in the upbeat area of Holo Utca which has a string of restaurants offering different cuisines. You can finish off your trip with a nice breakfast in New York Cafe which is considered to be one of the most beautiful cafés in the world.
Just 2 hours away from Budapest, this small city is the capital of Slovakia and can be best enjoyed by walking through its many squares and streets. This city is in perfect harmony and it feels that you can wander away without a care in the world and get enamoured by its beauty. Bratislava had to withstand the thaws of history with many invasions and wars but they have embraced the past with the present and have preserved the historical places with exuberance. The Old Town is the heart of the city and houses the Old Town Hall which is a 45-metre-high tower that boasts the most mesmerising panoramic view of the place. While enjoying the splendour of the place you must try the wide array of lip-smacking desserts that many small cafés offer along with freshly baked bread and a cup of nicely brewed coffee. Along the way, you will see Michael’s Gate which is the only preserved gate that was built in the 14th-century and also lodges the Museum of Arms. The fountain in front of the popular Ritz Carlton Hotel is a nice spot to enjoy the city breeze.