Capital and largest city in Czech Republic, Prague is one such place in the whole world which one should visit. Known for some architectural masterpieces and old world charm, Prague is every traveller’s fantasy. There are many incredible places in Prague which will take you to another world and will bowl you over with its beauty. If you want to explore the beauty of Prague, then go through this exhaustive list of things to do and attractions to visit in Prague.
As you start venturing Prague, you will get familiar with a vibe of the city that promises a brilliant night life. Once known to be a hotspot for underground strip clubs among other things to do in Prague on a stag weekend, Prague today bestows you with a fabulous assortment, suitable for everyone. Expect a lot of good scenes on the fronts of food, great beer, great music and everything else that sums up to a good night.
Nightlife in Prague is a completely different scenario than what it was merely a decade ago. There is a surfeit of clubs and bars, sprawling through the capital of Czech Republic. Duplex Club, M1 Lounge Bar & Club and the Fashion Club, are favorite jaunts of the locals. If you are more inclined towards live music, then places such as Reduta Jazz Club, Bily Konicek Restaurant & Jazz Club and Rudolfinum will keep you wanting for more.
Beyond its bars and clubs, you have some more sophisticated evening entertainment given the number of theatres and concerts halls sprawling over the expanse of the city. For the best of this, choose your pick from the N number of café theatres and auditoriums here. Our favorite is the Royal Café Theatre! For something soothing and relaxing you can opt for Jazz Boat, or the Evening Dinner Cruise.
Fun things to do in Prague
Not someone who sticks to the conventional? Worry not, as you are in for a delight with the number of fun and unusual things to do in Prague! After seeing all the top attractions of Prague venturing the fun quotient of the city is a fabulous idea, to break the norms. Take the Nuclear Bunker Tour Prague for an experience you will cherish forever. This tour takes you five story’s underground to give you a glimpse into the city’s highly interesting history, with reference to the Cold War. Visit the Letná Park for some views of the river Vtlava and the gorgeous bridges of the city, that are too good to be true! And if you don’t mind a little mental stimulation, then a visit to the Mind Maze Prague has got to be on your list! We also insist on a visit to these super fun places of- Shoe Monument, Lennon Wall, David Černý’s Sculptures, and The Dancing House for a guaranteed fun time!
So, you see, you will never have to give much thought to activities in Prague, even if you are here for a short visit. Dilemmas such as what to do in Prague in 2 days or any number for that matter, are indeed a thing of the past!
Things to do in Prague for couples
Prague can be a beautiful place to visit with your lover. If you plan to head here for a brief while, rest assured you can still have a good time even in as less as three days! Wondering what to do in Prague in 3 days? Lots we say!
Irrespective of the number of days you are in here for, Prague does not cease to awaken the mushiness and romance even in the most timid lovers!
And if you are heading to the city with a special motive of romance, you will be glad to know that this is the sole city in the world that has an exclusive day for lovers. The May Day is this day, when kissing your lover, in front of the romantic poet Karel Macha’s statue is said to bind you two for eternity! There are several agencies in the town that arrange a dreamy dinner cruise over the Vltava River or even a Vintage Car Tour for those who have a thing for the old-worldly!
The Petřín Park and the cobbled streets of old marketplace are perfect for evening strolls, hand-in-hand with your partner. Not to miss the Mala Strana’s lovelock bridge. Just like many other European cities, this bridge bestows you the opportunity to lock your love into eternity, quite literally! And if you are feeling a little generous you can pick up a stunning piece to makes for a souvenir too, from one of the umpteen Garnat jewellery shop throughout the city.
Free things to do in Prague
The Prague astronomical clock is one of the most looked forward to attraction, if we consider the free things to do in Prague. But there is a lot more to do here, at extremely subsidiary rates or absolutely free of cost. The city has a rich history, and attractions rendering to this fact made Prague one of the most budget-friendly destinations in the world. While today, this city on the whole may not be a n ideal destination for those who are extremely budget conscious, its historic attractions in the forms of gardens, squares and roads give you the opportunity to explore the city, free of cost.
The Franciscan Garden is one garden, that will give you the much-needed respite from all the sightseeing. The Charles Bridge is one place you can resort to interact with other tourist or locals, who came there to bask in the glorious views of the city. It is apparently one of the most popular bridges of Europe. The Náplavka Riverbank is a nice place to just chill! We mean just unwind here by taking up an activity like cycling, running or perhaps doing nothing at all. There are several free walking tours too if you wish to get enlightened on the city’s in-depth facts.
While the aforementioned activities can be done all through the year, Prague has certain spans of the year, when there is increment in the number of free things to do. Christmas is one such time! Albeit a ton of things to do in Prague in December, Christmas is especially superior. Christmas markets, and an abundance of good food, and this chirpy festivity in the air the entire month is full of unparalleled experiences. This is also a time of the year, when you can never run out of good places to eat in Prague, as they are there just everywhere.
Things to do in Prague with kids
A city full of history, Prague can surprise you with its scope of being such a child-friendly destination. The Petřín Hill is a place that is full of activities to keep the kids entertained; these include Pony Rides, Observatory, Mirror Maze, and the Funicular. Being blessed by proximity to a river, Prague offers a wide scope of water activities on this river. Boat rides and cruise tours are a fabulous way to show children around, and spare them some walking. Animals, are one thing that children do not cease amusement with and so places like the Prague Zoo, Sea World and the Dino Park are great to take them to. Other places that must be on your list are- Toy Museum, Prague Parks and a ton of puppet shows across the city. There are plenty of Family Friendly Restaurants in Prague that kids can be taken too, without a second thought.
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Charles Bridge, 110 00 Old Town, Prague 1, Czech Republic
A bridge that took two centuries to build, sure must be worth a watch, right?! The Charles Bridge’s construction began in the 13th century only to be concluded in the 15th century. It was instigated to replace the Judith Bridge that was severely damaged during an 11th century flood. It is noted as the oldest bridge in Prague. The bridge has been a spot of several movies, documentaries and music videos.
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Museum, Castle, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture
Prazsky hrad, 119 08 Prague, Czech Republic
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
One of the most iconic of Prague attractions the Prague Castle manages to cast a spell on every spectator! The castle dates back to the 9th century and remains to be the official residence of every appointed President of the Czech Republic. Previously, the castle has been the abode of several rulers and kings. If we were to go by the Guinness Book of Records, this Prague attraction is the largest ancient castle in the world!
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Art And Culture, Walking Area, Historical Site, Family And Kids
Zlata ulicka, 110 00 Praha 1 - Hradcany, Czech Republic
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This quaint lane adjoining the Prague castle is a must for all those who love walks in colorful neighborhoods. Cute colored houses, tiny in size with potted plants outside, engulf the castle’s outer ring. You can also find some fabulous souvenirs here, in these houses that also operate as boutiques, to take back home. The famous Czech-Jewish writer Franz Kafka, resides in this lane. Of course, there is a lot to get inspired form here.
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Family And Kids, Architecture
Jiráskovo nám. 1981/6, 120 00 Praha 2, Czech Republic
Also referred to as the Fred and Ginger, the Dancing House is the Nationale-Nederlanden building. A brain child of Vlado MiluniÃ‡, a genius architect of the Croatian-Czech decent, this monument is as inspiring as it is awe-striking. Fighting all the odds back then, this building has long been an example of exemplary conventional architecture. It is very easy to spot this building in a region full of Baroque, Gothic and Art Nouveau styled architectures.
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nam. Republiky 5, 111 21 Praha 1, Czech Republic
10:00 am - 08:00 pm
Why should you visit a civic building in Prague? The Municipal House is home to the Smetana Hall which is one of the most popular venues for hosting Prague’s iconic concerts. The monument also serves as the venue of several ballroom events happening in the city. There are some cafes and restaurants too hat you could just lounges around at, to soak the vibe if this royal place. Take a guided tour for the best of enlightenment.
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Historical Site, Cemetery, Family And Kids
Siroka, 110 00 Praha, Czech Republic
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Cemeteries, for a few have this alluring a charm, something that draws people to the tranquility and serendipity it offers. This one especially, given its size and beauty, makes it not only a beautiful place to visit but also the largest Jewish cemetery in Europe. This monument is home to the graves of some of Prague’s biggest iconic figures. Twelve thousand gravestones with intricate inscriptions on it, make this place one of the best free things to do in Prague.
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U Trojskeho zamku 3/120, 171 00 Praha 7, Czech Republic
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
A list of things to do in Prague is incomplete without the mention of the brilliant Prague Zoo. Having a goal of "advance the study of zoology, protect wildlife, and educate the public", this Prague attractions opened in the year 1931. Sprawling across a huge area, the zoo today accommodates some of the most exquisite wildlife form around the world. Here you can get to see the gorgeous breed of the Przewalski's horse.
With such a striking exterior of this museum, you can only expect what kind of beautiful collections lie inside. In an attempt to categorize and systematically present the natural scientific and historical collections., the Czech National Museum came into existence. It was constructed in the 18th century. The museum has a collection of a whopping 14 million items that are from the areas of history, music, arts and natural history among some more.
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Hrad III. nadvori, 119 00 Praha, Czech Republic
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Trust Prague to beguile you some of the most mesmerizing cathedrals in the whole world! Gothic, beautifully old and artistically designed the St Vitus cathedral is the largest and most important church in the Czech Republic. A fabulous location inside the Prague Castle only adds to the appeal of this beautiful creation! It is run and operated by the Czech government, which also looks after the Prague castle. There are religious services held every day.
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Old Town Hall Tower & Astronomical Clock, Old Town Square, Old Town, Prague 1, Czech Republic
11:00 am - 06:00 pm
Set in the Old Town Square, the Old Town Hall Tower and Astronomical Clock was founded in the 13th century. The tower offer you the opportunity to bask in the old-worldliness of Prague from a bird’s eye view, while the clock is in itself a view to watch with remarkable structures and embodiments on it! This monument also hold a great historic significance that you will be enlightened on your tour here.
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Malostranske namesti, 118 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Prague and its historic monuments do no cease to charm visitors, the Church of St Nicholas is one such monument, that will make you not want to leave. A baroque church built in the 17th century, this attraction is a must on every list of things to do in Prague. The church hosts various religious and spiritual events too, like the Stabat Mater. It is one of the most striking monuments on the Prague skyline.
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Karmelitska 9, 118 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic
08:30 am - 07:00 pm
Accommodating the Infant Jesus of Prague which is the famous Child Jesus statue of Prague, the Church of Our Lady Victorious is simply divine. This 16th century creation still manages to draw visitors owing to its beautiful architecture and this statue. The church hold regular worship and mass programs, twice a day. Some of these programs are Czech and some in English, so be informed before you visit. The confessional chapel is functional too.
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Art Gallery, Family And Kids
Prague Castle, 119 00 Prague, Czech Republic
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
As if the picture perfection of Prague was not enough the Prague Picture Gallery spoils you further for choice. Unlike any other gallery that accommodates all its pieces of art in one place, the Prague Picture Gallery has distributed its collection all over the castle’s stables houses. A brilliant collection of art dating back to the period of 16th to 18th century this place is a must on every list of things to do in Prague.
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Panska 890/7, 110 00 Praha, Czech Republic
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
An entire museum dedicated to the works of Prague’s iconic Czech Art Nouveau painter and decorative artist, Alphonse Mucha; the Mucha museum has got to be on your list of things to do in Prague. Perched in the heart of the city, this museum lies in the Baroque Kaunický Palace. The museum has a good collection of some 100-odd paintings, photographs, pastels, charcoal drawings and lithographs, this place is simply fabulous!
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Landmark, Family And Kids, Tower, Architecture
Jindřišská, 110 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Also referred to as the Henry's Tower, the Jindrisska Tower is again a beautiful Gothic creation. The tower has been reconstructed and redesigned several times, owing to several calamities like the major fire in the year 1745. It is Prague’s highest separate belfry, thus promising you with some mesmeric views of the city panoramas. The tower also houses and area of exhibition and a souvenir shop. Then there is also a restaurant offering a unique dining experience.