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PLACES TO SEE
The best way to see Prague is to buy a “Prague Card” which gets you in to pretty much everywhere for up to 4 days, and only costs 800 CZK.
- Old Town Hall and Prague Astronomical Clock: Located in the heart of Prague, this clock is surrounded by many churches and houses. Built in gothic style, this Astronomical clock is third oldest in the world and is still working. Old tow square is most visited place and displays amazing architecture where each building tells it's own story.
- Prague Castle: The biggest ancient castle in the world, and offers beautiful views of the city. There's also a cathedral and picture gallery inside the grounds. Entry: 350 CZK
- Charles Bridge: One of Prague's most famous sights and famous worldwide, for its amazing statues including the 12 Stations of the Cross. This bridge is loaded with painters, musicians and vendors connects Old town with the Lesser town. Entry- Free.
- Prague Zoo: Prague Zoo is absolutely amazing with a wide variety of animal life, and some of the best views over the city that you could imagine. Entry: 350 CZK
- Prague National Gallery: In the Sternberg and Veletrzni Palaces and not to be confused with the castle art museum. Really interesting artistic view of the Czech Republic.
- Czech national Museum: A hodge podge of all things Czech just off Wenceslas square, the natural history section is particularly engaging.
- St. Vitus Cathedral: Abslutely beautiful cathedral situated in Prague Castle is largest church in Prague. It's enormous architecture and its beaty can not be quoted in words.
- Lobkowicz Palace: Get a glimpse of Czec history along with a audio guide to the oldest and largest privately owned art collection.
- Tyn Church: Built in 14th century Church of the Virgin Mary before tynis a religious place and is situated in Old Town square.
- Fred and Ginger: Known as Dancing House in Prague displays interesting design and clever architecture.
OTHER POINTS OF INTEREST
- Old Town Square: Located between Wencelas square and Charles Bridges, this sqaure is a treasure trove of architectural styles and old charm. The main attractions here are the churches of St Nicholas and Our Lady before Tyn.
- Municipal House: Absolutely gorgeous to look at, the Municiapal building houses the celebrated concert hall Smetana. It's Art Noveau style is simply astounding to the eyes.
- Josefov Jewish Museum: To hear fascinating stories of a resilient race, head to the Josefov museum. Located in the Jewish quarter, this museum sheds light over the amazing hstory of this religion.
- Petrin Lookout Tower: You might confuse it to the Eiffle tower but Petrin Lookout tower sure does have an interesting story of its own. It was built in 1891 and provides a spell binding view of the city.
- Vysehrad Castle: Built on the mighty Vltava river, this fort is a thing of beauty. This fort dates back to the 10th century and is where many of Prague's elite have been laid to rest.
- Spanish Synagogue: This resplendent synagogue is known for its sumptuous interiors and Moorish architecture. Even though it has never been used as a synagogue up unti 1993, this place has a magnetism that is undeniable.
- Old Jewish Cemetery: The cemetery is the grave reminder of the hard times that the Jewish race endure. The most moving feature of the cemetery is that there are layers of graves buried underneath each other, making it impossible to gauge the number of people buried here.
- Prague 2: Prague 2 is an administrative district of Prague that contains the Vyšehrad, Vinohrady,New Town and Nusle
- Prague 4: Prague 4 is a municipal district in Prague. Most of the area contains panelled structures reminiscent of the Soviet bloc.
- Prague National Theatre: The Prague national theatre is a monument in Prague's thriving Opera scene. It hosts some quality theatre that features top notch performers from across the word.
- Prague 8: Prague 8 is an administrative block of Prague city.
- Golden Lane: Replete with mystical and fascinating stories, the golden lane is a picturesque lane that has many colourful houses. Great for a stroll!
- Prague 9: Prague 9 is amunicipal and administrative block of the city.
Pubs and Nightlife
The Czech republic is famous for its beer and you'll find an endless choice of nightlife and pubs in Prague.
- Barego Bar: Mandarin Oriental Hotel- A stylish intimate bar with a hint of the Far East – for something different.
- Klasterni Pivovar Strahov–Strahovske nadvori 10: Locally brewed beers in a specialist pub with a nice courtyard for drinking them in.
- Ocean Drive–V Kolovne 7: Award winning bar tender delivers a wonderful range of cocktails as you enjoy the people watching.
- Radost FX–Belehradska 234: Bruce Willis is said to drink there whenever he's in town – enough said really. Nearby club includes Pivovarsky Dum on Jecna, Duplex and Lucerna Music Club.
- U Zlateho Tygra–Husova 17: Real Bohemian pub where the punters are poets and playwrights, a little smoky though.
- Karlovy Lazne: Near Charles Bridge has three different dance floors.
- Near Old Town Square: Tretter's, Tynska Bar and Books, Cilibar, M1 Secret Lounge, Zapa Bar and Bugsy's.
Shopping in Prague
- Most of Prague offers access to tourist memorabilia and the usual city shopping fare. Shopping at Charles Bridge offers some surprising art bargains, otherwise anywhere will do for your shopping. The further from tourist streets, the lower the price is a good general rule. Other major shopping center includes Wenceslas Square, also famous for the happening nightlife.
Below we have a list of things to do in Prague and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.
This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Prague getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.
Make the most of your trip to Prague with confidence.