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Videos from Prague

In the past, I’ve written a few posts about Prague, like a good hotel recommendation for Prague, a tip for a good Indian restaurant in Prague, and other Prague coffee and restaurant tips, plus some nice photos – you can read them in the links attached. But today, it’s the time for the moving image, videos from Prague – See the next video trailer, which will give you a quick glimpse of summertime in Prague, Czech –

Trailer of Prague summer 2019

There are many sights to see around the Prague Castle and St. Vitus Cathedral, and the next video I made will take a longer look at them. For example you can find a museum with ancient weapons, military armor and helmets, which was a paid exhibition, but impressive experience, even for those people who don’t care about weapons and military issues. In addition the video will show you what kind of sunflowers were growing there near-by the museum, in the flowerbeds outside the house of famous author Franz Kafka.

If you want to see what kind of tourists are traveling in Prague or what candles are burning in Prague’s famous St. Vitus Cathedral, then check out the video I filmed last summer 2019. You will also hear what the church bells sound like in Czech.

The weather in Prague’s summer varies with rain and sunshine, and this can also be seen in this video, which was made without any manuscript. In addition the video will take you among other tourists to admire the Prague Castle after sunset.

And if you want to hear some great street music in Prague and Charles Bridge, here’s the video. It is no surprise that even Mozart is being played in the streets of Prague – after all, he has also composed in there.

Trams are a wonderful means of public transport in Prague, and with this video you can also take a tram ride in the streets of Prague and see them terraces and shops by the streets. The video will also take you to the green forest roads of the high Petrin Hill and right up high to the lookout tower on Petrin Hill, which will offer spectacular views over the Prague city. You can also see that same lookout tower and other beautiful greenery of Prague from the hill right next to Petrin Hill.

The video will also show how the sweet Czech snack tredlnik is being happily made in the grill despite the heat of the summer.

And, as a bonus, the video most certainly takes you to that Old Town Town Hall and the famous astronomical clock in Prague, below and above which tourists gather to watch the shades open and the wooden figures greeting their viewers every on the hour.

See the video here, after the parodic image of the moving statue of the Czech author Franz Kafka, reminding someone familiar from this blog –

Summer in Prague

You can find more authentic travel videos and stylized video stories here and read this post in Finnish as well.

Check also my updated INDIVUE – Trip to Europe.

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Good Indian restaurants in Prague

Last summer in Prague I tested how Indian paneer cheese bends in Czech and tried four different Indian restaurants, even though the first one made me hesitate. However, vegetarian food was so rare over there that the Indian restaurants brought considerable relief. Here are 3 good Indian restaurants I found from Prague.

Golden Tikka

Golden Tikka restaurant in Prague
Golden Tikka restaurant in Prague

The Golden Tikka restaurant was located in a modest-looking residential area in Prague and one had to pass quite a few beer terraces on the way there. The entrance to the restaurant was quite unobtrusive and easily lost.

Golden Tikka was decorated in a modest and neat manner that fits the suburban area, and a few paintings delighted the customer on the orangish yellow walls.

The menu of the restaurant, in turn, delighted the customer with a rare restaurant option, chapati, which is a healthier alternative to naan bread.

Mangolassi was not found in the menu, so ordinary lassi, with a bit of salt, was there to extinguish the spices.

At the Golden Tikka restaurant I got to see for the first time papad breads rolled-up. Those were served as starters. However, the curvy look of the papad did not matter and the taste was ok.

Butter chicken, Golden Tikka restaurant, Prague
Butter chicken, Golden Tikka restaurant, Prague
Shahi Paneer in Prague
Shahi Paneer

The chicken and vegetable dishes at the Golden Tikka restaurant were excellent and well-seasoned. As a bonus one was able to enjoy them with the roti breads, as if one was eating at home, and because of this I did go to eat to this restaurant even for the second time during my trip to Prague. Having this kind of restaurant right around the corner one can consider herself really fortunate.

**** ½ star for food in Golden Tikka restaurant, *** for decoration

Indian Jewel

Another Indian restaurant I visited in Prague was called Indian Jewel. The moment I saw the almost full outdoor terrace of the restaurant, I thought I’m going to get some good food, and I wasn’t wrong.

Interior design of the restaurant Indian Jewel
Interior design of the restaurant Indian Jewel

The restaurant’s orange painted walls displayed Indian wood carvings, average quality paintings, and colorful sunshades and sheets familiar from Indian markets.

Kadhai Paneer, in the Indian restaurant Indian Jewel
Kadhai Paneer
Kadhai paneer and naan bread
Kadhai paneer and naan bread
Restaurant Indian Jewel outdoor terrace, Prague
Restaurant Indian Jewel outdoor terrace, Prague

Water and mangolassi were served in copper cups, which was new to me, and kadhai chicken and kadhai paneer were also served in similar beautiful copper dishes.

The food in the restaurant was routine tasty and filling with naan bread and rice, and to have the meal inside a quiet restaurant, when almost all other restaurant guests were sitting outside in the summer evening, was nice.

*** ½ star for Indian Jewel restaurant food and *** for decoration

Bombay Express

A surprise in the Indian restaurant world in Prague was the Bombay Express fast food restaurant, which I found in a mall next to the famous sight of Franz Kafka statue.

The Bombay Express’s Paneer wrap was a refreshing novelty for me. In simple terms, it was a rolled naan bread containing paneer cheese together with spicy sauce. It was sinfully good, almost addictive and embarrassingly easy to carry away. And yes, I did enjoy their paneer wraps on more than one occasion during my trip to Prague. The nearby moving Kafka sculpture became quite familiar to me. But more about that later.

Bombay Express Indian fast food restaurant in a Czech mall
Bombay Express Indian fast food restaurant in a Czech mall

The Bombay Express restaurant also served other take-away portions, such as Samosa with chole, which included small chunks of chickpeas, tomato onion salad and spicy sauces.

Paneer wrap was not aesthetically much, but so convenient to eat without hands getting dirty. I really hope that the delicious Paneer wrap finds its way to Finland and Helsinki, as it offers a perfect match for them Mc Donald’s and Hesburger hamburgers.

***** stars for Bombay Express restaurant food, ** for interior design

This is how Indian food in Prague and the Czech Republic was. Read more about Indian restaurants around the world in the INDIVUE blogs and find authentic experiences with guiding photos.

Read also INDIVUE – Trip to Europe and find this article with more photos in Finnish!