We've selected some of the best reading concerning Prague, the Czech Republic and Eastern Europe. These books should help you get the most out of your stay in Prague!


Time Out Guide to Prague

Published by the London based entertainment and nightlife weekly "TimeOut Magazine". The Time Out Guide to Prague gives a very thorough coverage of Prague Life, so it is even a useful resource for expatriates living in the Czech Republic. Recommendations on hotels, shopping and restaurants in categories ranging from ultra luxury to budget. Also gives up to date recommendations for live music, nightlife and festivals for every season. This is the book for you if you want to get a thorough introduction to life in Prague.


Lonely Planet Guide to Prague

A good choice for the seasoned independent traveller. The Lonely Planet series is known for its thorough and concise presentation. Covering a wide range of accommodations and tourist sites, this guide is for budget travellers of all ages. But those who are not on a tight budget may find the guide useful as well because the Lonely Planet guide gives an excellent introduction to the history and culture of Prague.
Also see: Lonely Planet Guide to Czech and Slovak Republik


Avant Guide: Prague

Created for "smart and sophisticated" adults, the Avant Guide is written for the post-backpacker, pre-Fodors crowd. This is a straightforward and entertaining guidebook that features information on the best restaurants, hotels, shops and nightspots. Free, downloads are available to keep the book up to date until the next edition is available.



Eyewitness Travel Guide: Prague

The Eyewitness guides are great because they give you a visual tour of the city. This guidebook features hundreds of photographs, sketches and extensive details on everything you could ever want to know! Also provides illustrations and 3D cutaway views of key monuments like Prague Castle and the Old Town Square. The Eyewitness Guide to Prague is the next best thing to your own personal guide!


Michelin Green Guide to Prague

The world renowned Michelin green guide is ideal for the independent tourist, The guide explores destinations in Prague as well as other cities in the Czech Republic within a days travel outside of Prague. Sights are rated - 3 stars "worth a journey", 2 stars "worth a detour" and 1 star "interesting". You're always ensured an accurate overview of the subject at hand as well as some tantalizing history. Maps and proposed walks and itineraries make planning easy. the Michelin Green Guide helps you make the most of your time.


Streetwise Prague

Six pages of maps in a convenient and durable format. For most of us, a map is one of the first things we need to buy when we arrive. If we're lucky we'll find one in English that covers more than just the city center. Eliminate the guesswork with Streetwise Prague. Get it before you leave!


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