Prague is the capital of Czech Republic and has a moderate climate with chilly winters and warm summers. Known for a rich history and cultural values, Prague include a number of attractions like Prague Castle, astronomical clock, Old Town Square, Charles Bridge, the Jewish Quarter and many more. The city also explores plethora of galleries, historical exhibits, major museums, theatres, cinemas along with an extensive public transportation system. With countless splendid views of churches and old towers, Prague is considered as one of the Europe’s architectural gems. If you’re visiting the Czech capital for the first time, must-sees include the splendid and lively entertainment, historic churches, little winding streets, and rich theatrical and music scenes as well. Discover a short trip to Prague and explore more and more interesting things.
OLD TOWN SQUARE (STAROMESTSKE NAMESTA)
Founded in 12th century, it is precisely the true heart of Prague where the elegant tower of the Town Hall with world famous astronomical clock is situated. The Old Town Square comprises of the Stone Bell, the Gothic House, the monumental Church of St. Nicholas, the fairytale Tyn Cathedral and countless multi colored houses of many styles. Just book Old Town Square hotel Prague and take a look at the charm of the city.
CHARLES BRIDGE (KARLUV MOST)
Charles Bridge is one of the best places to take a stroll, especially at dawn. You can see a number of locals and tourists squeezing through a gauntlet of hawkers beneath baroque statues. Try to enjoy the atmospheric views in the evening and dont forget to look at the bridge itself and the grand vistas up and down the river. Book hotels near Charles Bridge Prague and enjoy a breathtaking view of Prague against the evening sky.
Prague Castle is the largest castle area in the world with three courtyards and a number of magnificent buildings. Prague Castle tickets can be purchased at the ticket counters as per long tours/ short tours/ exhibition/ gallery/ shows. The site remains open daily 5 am – midnight in summers and 6 am – 11 pm in winters. Be prepared to walk and see a lot in Prague Castle. Here, photographing is allowed only without flash or a tripod.
ST. VITUS CATHEDRAL (CHRAM SVATEHO VITA)
Situated at the Prague Castle and built over a time span of almost 600 years, St. Vitus Cathedral is the most important and largest church in Prague which is flooded with color from stained-glass windows and explores a grand interior as well as exterior views. St. Vitus Cathedral is well known as burial place of the former Czech kings and a home of the Czech Crown Jewels. Come and explore the walls of the Cathedral, adorned with gilded panels containing polished slabs of semiprecious stones.
NATIONAL THEATRE (NARODNI DIVADLO)
If you like enjoying variations in your life, National Theatre is definitely for you. Book National Theatre tickets and enjoy drama, ballet, opera, and magical shows. With a rich artistic tradition, National Theatre helps to preserve musical and dramatic way of thinking. The New Stage auditorium is open 30 minutes prior the performance. Tickets for the opera productions at the National Theatre goes on sale 10 months in advance.
ST. NICHOLAS CHURCH (CHRAM SVATEHO MIKULASE)
Built around the turn of the thirteenth century, the Church stood hidden behind Krenn House. The church’s white facade is decorated with plenty of statues and with two steeples and a large octagonal dome. Visit the St. Nicholas Church and watch classical concerts live performances. It remains open from Monday-Saturday (10am to 4pm) and on Sunday (12pm to 4pm). Wheelchair access can be made on prior notice to staff members.
JEWISH QUARTER (JOSEFOV)
Located between the Old Town Square and the Vltava River in Prague, the Jewish Quarter is the smallest cadastral area of the city. It comprises of six synagogues, the Jewish Ceremonial Hall and the Old Jewish Cemetery. Being the most remarkable of its kind in Europe, the Jewish Quarter is preserved as a Museum of an Extinct Race. Purchase the ticket, gain entry to the museum monuments and have a fantastic guided tour.
Designed between 1992- 1996 by the American architect frank O. Gehry, Dancing House is a modern building with a unique design surrounded by historic architecture. It has daring, curvy outlines with a beautiful overview of the town with an external terrace of a bar. The top floor of Dancing House is the only part of the building opened to the public, owing Ginger & Fred restaurant which presents a delightful international menu complimented by magnificent views over Prague. Book Dancing House hotel and enjoy the panoramic splendor with your loved ones.
PRAGUE ASTRONOMICAL CLOCK
Established in 1338, the historical town hall consists of a set of five medieval houses adorned with a historical astronomical clock. A tour of the historical halls in the Old Town Hall is a unique experience. The guided tours in various languages are organized in hourly intervals. Experience a medieval world wonder with Prague Astronomical Clock and enjoy a fascinating mechanical performance. No doubt, it has been one of the greatest treasures of the city with moving statues and many other visualization instruments.