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Re: “Light” Trip to Vienna & Prague
« Reply #105 on: August 05, 2015, 03:59:59 AM »
Thanks so much for writing this up! Very helpful in planning a trip to Prague!

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Re: “Light” Trip to Vienna & Prague
« Reply #106 on: August 23, 2015, 10:54:26 AM »
Thanks so much for writing this up! Very helpful in planning a trip to Prague!
You're welcome

I actually have an epilogue I can write which includes the new beer spa, maybe one day...

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Re: “Light” Trip to Vienna & Prague
« Reply #107 on: October 29, 2015, 01:52:49 PM »
i probably should have mentioned that a babysitter was watching my 2 older kids while i went out with my wife and the little one. so that makes it lighter
Was it a local babysitter, or a fellow visitor?

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Re: “Light” Trip to Vienna & Prague
« Reply #108 on: October 29, 2015, 02:36:23 PM »
Was it a local babysitter, or a fellow visitor?
Vienna was a local family. Prague happened to be a visitor that was visiting a relative for an extended period of time

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Re: “Light” Trip to Vienna & Prague
« Reply #109 on: October 29, 2015, 02:49:19 PM »
Vienna was a local family. Prague happened to be a visitor that was visiting a relative for an extended period of time

Would love to know which family. Just came across this for the first time. Boy the memories :)

Fun when others enjoy Vienna. I love it. Didnt visit any of the famous beer gardens in Vienna? Or maybe Cobenzl?
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Re: “Light” Trip to Vienna & Prague
« Reply #110 on: October 30, 2015, 03:37:13 AM »
Would love to know which family. Just came across this for the first time. Boy the memories :)

Fun when others enjoy Vienna. I love it. Didnt visit any of the famous beer gardens in Vienna? Or maybe Cobenzl?
i didnt, i chose to visit the famous beer gardens in Munich instead  :)

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Re: “Light” Trip to Vienna & Prague
« Reply #111 on: October 30, 2015, 07:03:13 AM »
i didnt, i chose to visit the famous beer gardens in Munich instead  :)

That works too! :)
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Re: “Light” Trip to Vienna & Prague
« Reply #112 on: October 31, 2015, 09:36:42 PM »
I will be this week in VIE, and am thinking of visiting the Schoenbrunn Palace, how much time do i need to cover it? Also what is their policy regarding photos?

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Re: “Light” Trip to Vienna & Prague
« Reply #113 on: October 31, 2015, 09:42:52 PM »
I will be this week in VIE, and am thinking of visiting the Schoenbrunn Palace, how much time do i need to cover it? Also what is their policy regarding photos?

Pictures are allowed. Usually without flash and some areas have specific guidelines and might be forbidden. But you can definitely take your camera with you.

Around 2 hours inside the palace is definitely enough but if you'll want to wander around the gardens as well you could do 3 hours.
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Re: “Light” Trip to Vienna & Prague
« Reply #114 on: October 31, 2015, 09:59:33 PM »
Pictures are allowed. Usually without flash and some areas have specific guidelines and might be forbidden. But you can definitely take your camera with you.

Around 2 hours inside the palace is definitely enough but if you'll want to wander around the gardens as well you could do 3 hours.
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Re: “Light” Trip to Vienna & Prague
« Reply #115 on: April 02, 2019, 01:57:33 PM »
You're welcome

I actually have an epilogue I can write which includes the new beer spa, maybe one day...

Please do. Thanks

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Re: “Light” Trip to Vienna & Prague
« Reply #116 on: April 02, 2019, 01:59:47 PM »
We then strolled down towards the old town, crossing the famous Charles Bridge, dating from the 14th century. I personally didn’t like much of the artwork for sale on the bridge, but as others have pointed out, haggling is possible should you be interested. Coming from the palace, the third to last statue on the left side is the infamous kadosh kadosh cross, paid for by a Jew in 1696 for allegedly “blaspheming” the cross.

We then bought tickets to the Altneuschul and toured it. (Entrance to the Alteneuschul is not included on the Jewish Museum ticket although you can buy it at the same time for a small discount.) As I stated previously, I have a great Jewish guidebook on Prague and we spent some time in the Alteneuschul analyzing the details. After all, it is the oldest continually used synagogue in all of Europe, built in 1270. While no photography is allowed inside, as long as you keep you flash off, you should be fine. Alternatively, you can come for mincha/maariv for free, and can take as many photos as you’d like. Just make sure to come a little early, as during prayer times there’s a guard who asks more questions than security at TLV.





Place of the Maharal, and to the left, the Noda Beyehuda


Attic of the Altneuschul, what lurks within???


What "great jewish guidebook" did you use? Thanks

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Re: “Light” Trip to Vienna & Prague
« Reply #117 on: May 23, 2019, 09:06:40 AM »
What "great jewish guidebook" did you use? Thanks
Great Jewish Cities of Central and Eastern Europe