In recent weeks, Prague has turned out to be magical as Christmas decorations fill the city pretty quickly. Whenever you go, you can see Christmas markers with green and fluffy Christmas trees, star decorations, and lots of mulled wine with traditional trdelník. Most of our followers wondered which Christmas markets they should visit first. Here is our list of must-have markets this year! Náměstí Míru On our top-list is the Náměstí Míru Christmas market, which happened to open first, on the 20th of November. It is situated in the heart of Prague 2, in front of the magnificent Gothic Church of St. Ludmila. It operates every day from 9 am to 7 pm until December 24th. The easiest way to get here is
On Monday, the world saw an exceptional phenomenon of the conjunction of two planets – Saturn and Jupiter. The planets were the closest to each other than in the last 400 years and also the brightest. Furthermore, the light they produced might have been the famous Bethlehem Star. The so-called “Great Conjunction” of the “Christmas Star” happens extremely rarely – Saturn and Jupiter meet much less often than other planets. They were visible in the sky on Monday, between 16:30 – 17:00, when they almost merged together. A similar astronomical occurrence is not expected until 2080. “Although we are talking about December 21 as a record approach of these two planets, it will also be seen in the days to
How should you spend Christmas in Prague? Here is a list of all upcoming events for Christmas, 2020, which you can attend either in person or online. 22nd December: (Virtual Concert) Selection Box Singalong by the Sofa Singers starting at 12:00. In response to increased loneliness during the pandemic, the organizers of this worldwide singfest encourages people from around the world to join in and sing their hearts out. While most of the time everyone is going to be (not s0) synchronized, there will be individual solos of songs and poems to mix up this 83rd edition of the Singalong Sofa Singers! 24th December: (Virtual Concert) Sing-a-long with Santa Live in support of Comic Relief Charity starting at 7:30pm CET.