- By Kevin
- On Dec 11, 2017
- Travel Tips
From either museum,walk along to the Jewish Quarter,the Josefov,to find the Old New Synagogue.This is said to be the resting place of the legendary Golem of Prague,a mysterious figure created in the 16th century by Rabbi Loew.Museums in Prague for family vacations as below.Also in the Josefov is the Speculum Alchemiae,an alchemist’s workshop,dating back hundreds of years.Step into the cellars to see where the alchemists worked.
Crossing over the Charles Bridge,you’ll see the imposing Prague Castle,with postcard-worthy views from its battlements across to Petrin Hill and all the way to the Zizkov Tower.Stop off at the Toy Museum,in the castle grounds,where exhibits range from Barbie dolls to robots.
Prague Castle’s Toy Museum
The biggest castle complex in Europe is Prague Castle.The beautiful castle and its huge grounds are a top attraction for everyone visiting Prague.The grounds house a number of cathedrals and gardens that overlook the Vltava River and the baroque buildings are fantastic for little princes and princesses-in-waiting to explore.A great highlight of Prague Castle,particularly for children,is the brilliant Toy Museum.Its ground floor has everything from antique teddy bears to model trains,musical toy instruments to wooden dolls.The piece de resistance however is the second floor.Up here you’ll find the world’s second largest display of Barbie dolls.Protected in huge glass cases,there are hundreds and hundreds of Barbie dolls including an original edition Barbie,all her friends,Ken dolls and celebrity dolls.