Finding a Place to Celebrate Your Christmas in? Well, This Landlocked Country is Known for Hosting the Best Christmas Party!
Going as per the saying To Travel is to Live, nobody can get enough of travelling. Although travelling to various places would be subjective of how to do you like your dream destination to be but if anything, going to an altogether different environment does give us a slake that is quite gruelling in this stress-stricken world.
Piquancy to navigate across the globe is something that we sapiens enjoy doing for ages. If we move our pins aback, humans travelled without any transport or wheels beneath their feet in the era of Palaeolithic and the bronze age.
Maybe the country you’re living in right now is the result of some explorers setting their foot on the land like Marco Polo or Christopher Columbus. Be it anything, one thing is as clear as the water of the blue lake, the travelling and exploration are quite fun.
Keeping this zest for going to various places and the month of festivities in mind, we have bought a country for you that just might be the perfect fit. Dwell your eyes upon this page and read on!
In this month of winters, joy, and Christmas, the place we have chosen for you is a country located in Central Europe sharing its border with Austria to the south; the Czech Republic. European countries possess an aura that revitalizes your spirits profoundly, don’t you think so? Well, if you don’t, we’ll make sure that you know what you’re missing today.
Enchanting Bliss of The City of Hundred Spires
Known as the city of spires, Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic and amongst one of the most attractive places in Europe. From around 20 million tourists visiting the Czech Republic, 7 million come here to Prague at least once.
One of the main attractions of the city is Prague Castle. Surrounded by markets on the move for most of the day, this castle often faces long waiting lines followed by a huge crowd audience. But winters already mean less crowd because of the freezing temperature and more time to explore the castle on your own.
December will also mark the running of two adjacent markets namely square yards and St. Georges Square with up to 70 stalls or more during the peak season. You can find various Christmas decorations and some quite authentic portrayals of handicrafts.
One of the main attractions of the city is Prague Castle. Surrounded by markets on the move for most of the day, this castle often faces long waiting lines followed by a huge crowd audience.
Celebrating Merry Christmas
One of the most appealing and fulfilling things about visiting the Czech Republic during this time of the year is examining the locals celebrating this auspicious festival of Christmas. To be very honest, nothing can be merrier than witnessing Christmas in Czech, it is the best country you can be in at Christmas.
It’s called St. Nicholas Eve here and everything is just lushed with radiance. People would be singing carols, Christmas trees would be taking over cities, everything would appear full of colour. In Czech tradition, Santa Claus does not slide his way to the roofs but instead, Baby Jesus comes ringing a bell with his angels and devil. He talks to the children and adorns their hands with their favourite gifts.
24th December plays an important role here as it’s the day of Christmas dinner and everyone usually dresses the best, the streets would be full of people saying Vesel V¡noce meaning Merry Christmas.
Unlike everywhere else in the world, children open their gifts on Christmas Eve only. Generally, when the Baby Jesus or leaves the gift under the Christmas tree, a bell rings and all the kids open their gift then and there only.
Talking about the food, one of the most piquant elements of Christmas, the locals of Czech enjoy fish soup generally made from carps, a native fish from Europe. Alongside carp soup, potato salad, fried carps are also served in the Christmass eve dinner.
It’s called St. Nicholas Eve here and everything is just lushed with radiance.
Getting Extra Bit of Fun in Bohemia
Are you a history lover? Well, if you are, then you’ll be delighted to know that esk½ Krumlov holds every bit of it. To give you a brief history, The region of Southern Bohemia luckily remained untouched during World War II from the Airstrikes and bombs. That’s the reason why it still holds most of the heritage to its original descendent and shape.
You can take out your cameras here without worrying about anything because of the auspicious photogenic moments that it offers. You’ll feel that as if you have landed in the era before World War II when you’ll see the old-style houses and castles.
The region of Southern Bohemia luckily remained untouched during World War II from the Airstrikes and bombs. That’s the reason why it still holds most of the heritage to its original descendent and shape.