#01 Staromestske Namesti (Old Town Square)
Prague’s busy showpiece square, dominated by the Old Town Hall, and best known for its astronomical clock.
Take the funicular up the wooded hill of Petrin, home to a mirror maze, an observatory and a miniature Eiffel Tower, as well as spectacular views across Prague.
#03 Mala Strana’s Palace Gardens
Hidden behind the palaces of Mala Strana, these terraced gardens are the perfect inner-city escape.
Six synagogues, a town hall and a medieval cemetery survive from the city’s fascinating former Jewish ghetto.
#05 Obecni Dum
The largest and most impressive Art Nouveau building in Prague houses a cafe, a bar, two restaurants, exhibition spaces and a concert hall.
With the best beer in the world on tap, Prague’s pubs are unmissable.
#07 Veletrzni Palac (Trade Fair Palace)
The city’s main modern art gallery is housed in a functionalist masterpiece.
#08 Sv Mikulas
Experience the theatre of the high Baroque in this Mala Strana landmark.
Stylish applied art museum highlighting the country’s cultural heyday.
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#10 Prazsky Hrad (Prague Castle)
The city’s most spectacular landmark, home to the cathedral, royal palace and a host of museums and galleries.
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#11 Pasaze shopping
Enjoy window-shopping in the covered malls, or Pasaze, on and around Wenceslas Square.
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#12 Karluv Most (Charles Bridge)
Prague’s exquisite Medieval stone bridge, lined with Baroque statuary.
Leafy, riverside fortress boasting an important cemetery and cubist architecture.
#14 Karlstejn castle
Fabulous treasure trove built by Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV.
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From DJs to Dvorak, Prague boasts a surprisingly varied nightlife.
#16 Cafe society
Sip your coffee in one of the city’s grandiose cafes, and be swept back to the turn of the twentieth century.
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#17 Views from the Astronomicka Vez
The central tower here provides the best viewing gallery in the Stare Mesto.
No visit to the city is complete without a ride on one of its cute, efficient red-and-cream trams.
#19 River cruises
Relax and watch the city’s main sights float by aboard a lazy paddle steamer on the slow-flowing River Vltava.