Prague Things to Do

  • View of Old Town from Charles Bridge
    View of Old Town from Charles Bridge
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    The Old Royal Palace
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    View from Petrin Park
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  • 1. Charles Bridge

    I believe this is one of the "must see" tourist attractions in Prague, the Charles Bridge. Not quite like a circus but it is busy, crowded and touristy. Lots of souvenirs for sale and street...

  • 2. Castle

    The Castle is sprawling and the tours are several. My boyfriend had visited once before and was not desiring to do the tours again. So, we visited the castle in the evening and just walked around and...

  • 3. Old-Town Hall & Astronomical Clock

    This 14th century building is the most famous at the Old Town Square. Its Gothic almost 70 meters high tower, built in 1364, is one of the most recognizable buildings in Prague. Originally the...

  • 4. Wenceslas Square

    Wenceslas square is more an avenue than a square. Lined with shops and hotels, it is the centre of nightlife (if you're male be prepared to meet "quick friends" in the square). Behind king Wenceslas...

  • 5. St Vitus's Cathedral

    I was so depressed after arriving from Vienna to Prague, the weather conditions in Vienna were perfect while in Prague it was gloomy and rainy. Instead of staying 4 days, as planned, I had to shorten...

  • 6. Torture Museum

    At first I was hesitant to go in due to the price, was well worth the admission. I'm not sure if I just started to notice this, but it seems that now more and more European cities are opening...

  • 7. Old-Town Square

    Goltz-Kinsky Palace (Palac Goltz-Kinskych) is the most remarkable building on Old Town Square, and probably the most beautiful Rococo styled building in Prague, with its pink and white stucco...

  • 8. Church of Our Lady before Tyn

    If you are in Prague Square, you will not miss seeing this magnificent church. Gothic in style. At night it is wonderfully lit up. Hard to find the entrance as it is set back from the restaurants that...

  • 9. Castle Guard

    If you wish to see the Changing of the Guard, I suggest you come a little early to find a good spot to watch. Quite a lot of people come to see this parade. I had noticed when looking through...

  • 10. Dancing House

    A total contrast from its environs. I was walking getting lost near karlovo namesti until I reached the river front and accidentally this building caught my attention - no idea that it's an...

  • 11. Golden Lane

    This is a short street with several colourful small houses. They were originally built in the 16th century for the castle guards.This street was named after the goldsmiths who went to live there in...

  • 12. Vltava river and bridges

    There quite a few river cruises you can choose from, apart from those regular ones such as one-hour or two-hour trips or lunch and dinner cruises, there are other possibilities, for instance a...

  • 13. Lennon Wall

    Shortly after ex-Beatles John Lennon was assassinated on December 8, 1980, an impromptu tribute to the musician was created on Kampa Island on a wall located near Grand Priory Square. This rather...

  • 14. Petrin Tower

    The Petrin Observation Tower was built as a mini version of Paris's Eiffel Tower. The tower is 60m tall and it sits on top of Petrin Hill, which is 318m (1043 feet) high. You can climb the 299...

  • 15. St Nicholas's Church

    There are three churches in Prague named "svetoho Mikulaše" and it, of course, could create a certain confusion. Two of them, one on Staromestke namesti and the other in Mala Strana the work of the...

  • 16. Kampa

    I actually came across the Kampa Museum when trying to find a toilet. The Museum had toilets, but only for Museum patrons. The Museum displays modern art, which isn't a favorite of mine, I chose not...

  • 17. Petrin

    Spend one day when the sun shines down walking up the park to Strahov. On the top of the hill is small local brewery where you can refresh in czech way. The best time is spring and summer when flowers...

  • 18. Old Town

    Located in St. Giles Church, in a glass case, is Saint Martin De Porres, a dark skinned man, who was born in Peru in 1579 as an illegitimate son of a Spanish nobleman and a black woman who was a freed...

  • 19. Loretto

    Loreto was conceived to promote the legend of Santa Casa, a copy of the house believed to be the Virgin Mary's. Construction of the Prague Loreto Santa Casa began on 3 June 1626. The project was...

  • 20. Wallenstein Garden and Palace

    Valdštejnsky palac (The Wallenstein Palace), situated in Valdštejnske namesti/Lesser Town, currently is home of Czech Senate. The original palace, in Baroque style, was built in years 1623-1630 by...

  • 21. National Museum

    2013 - The National Museum is closed for reconstruction for next 5 years. open: May - September 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. October - April 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. close: 1st Tuesday in a month be carefull - it's...

  • 22. Lesser Town

    I am talking about the unusual house/building names I found in Prague! I was nearly at the Vlata River when I came across these three attractive buildings! The first was known as "AT the Black Bear...

  • 23. Strahov Monastery

    The main entrance to Strahov Monastery is through quite a nice Baroque gate, with statues atop, one of St. Norbert, the founder of the Premonstratensian order. The statue was made in 1742. I don't...

  • 24. Vysehrad

    Of the many churches in Prague, the Church of Sts Peter and Paul in Vysehrad is easily my favourite and tops my list of crowd-dodging options in Prague! I find it surprising how little is written...

  • 25. Josefov - Jewish Quarter

    The Synagogues in the Jewish Quarter are all under the jurisdiction of the Jewish Museum of Prague. Buy a ticket that will grant you access to all of the following: (1) The Maisel Synagogue (2) The...

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