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Come to Prague at Xmas and sample the unforgettable and distinctive ambiance from Xmas markets, to the fantastic Xmas concerts hosted at several churches and venues. On the markets, you can sample some hot mead or wine whilst watching the craftsmen demonstrate their traditional trades.

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Easter is a very important Christian holiday, and in Prague it is celebrated very much in that spirit. It is also a holiday time when families travel and get together. While walking Prague’s paved streets you will notice market stalls and flower decorations, Easter eggs smiling from shop windows

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Prague is a popular destination during the Christmas holidays, and the same goes for New Year’s Eve. The celebrations are enjoyed by all, including the young and old, the quiet and romantic couples, individuals and groups. There are entertainment options to suit all tastes, from classical music concerts to traditional Christmas markets, from boat cruises on the River Vltava to dance clubs and special programmes at bars and restaurants.

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Prague Christmas markets start on 29 November and run daily throughout December until 1 January. Markets are usually open from 09.00 until 19.00. Major markets are located around Wenceslas Square and Old Town Square while smaller ones can be found around Havelska Trziste, Namesti Miru and Namesti Republiky.

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Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays mean most banks and offices will be closed. Ordinary shops also close on Sundays and public holidays, while supermarkets and shopping centres often stay open. It’s no problem on these days to visit a concert, exhibition, restaurant or bar.

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Combine a fantastic travelling adventure with your passion for running! In this new venture, the Runczech.com Prague International Marathon now provides athletes with 6 different races in 4 of the beautiful cities of the Czech Rep. Whether you select the large city race in historical Prague, or the quaint race in the evening in baroque Olomouc, a race in the Czech Rep will be an unforgettable event for both you and your friends and family.

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The Prague Spring (Pražské Jaro) is the biggest annual event. It includes outstanding performing artists, symphony orchestras and chamber music ensembles from around the world. The festival commemorates important musical anniversaries by including works by the composers concerned on its programmes.

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For visitors to Prague wishing to experience the spectacle of Mikulas, head for the Old Town Square from late afternoon. The charming tradition of St. Nicholas falls on the eve of St. Nicholas Day, December 5th, and marks the start of Christmas for the Czech people.