#01 Staromestske Namesti (Old Town Square)

Prague’s busy showpiece square, dominated by the Old Town Hall, and best known for its astronomical clock.

#01 Staromestske Namesti (Old Town Square)

#02 Petrin

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.

#02 Petrin

#03 Mala Strana’s Palace Gardens

Hidden behind the palaces of Mala Strana, these terraced gardens are the perfect inner-city escape.

#03 Mala Strana’s Palace Gardens

#04 Josefov

Six synagogues, a town hall and a medieval cemetery survive from the city’s fascinating former Jewish ghetto.

#04 Josefov

#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.

#05 Obecni Dum

#06 Pubs

With the best beer in the world on tap, Prague’s pubs are unmissable.

#06 Pubs

#07 Veletrzni Palac (Trade Fair Palace)

The city’s main modern art gallery is housed in a functionalist masterpiece.

#07 Veletrzni Palac (Trade Fair Palace)

#08 Sv Mikulas

Experience the theatre of the high Baroque in this Mala Strana landmark.

#08 Sv Mikulas

#09 UPM

Stylish applied art museum highlighting the country’s cultural heyday.

#09 UPM

#10 Prazsky Hrad (Prague Castle)

The city’s most spectacular landmark, home to the cathedral, royal palace and a host of museums and galleries.

#10 Prazsky Hrad (Prague Castle)

#11 Pasaze shopping

Enjoy window-shopping in the covered malls, or Pasaze, on and around Wenceslas Square.

#11 Pasaze shopping

#12 Karluv Most (Charles Bridge)

Prague’s exquisite Medieval stone bridge, lined with Baroque statuary.

#12 Karluv Most (Charles Bridge)

#13 Vysehrad

Leafy, riverside fortress boasting an important cemetery and cubist architecture.

#13 Vysehrad

#14 Karlstejn castle

Fabulous treasure trove built by Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV.

#14 Karlstejn castle

#15 Nightlife

From DJs to Dvorak, Prague boasts a surprisingly varied nightlife.

#15 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.

#16 Cafe society

#17 Views from the Astronomicka Vez

The central tower here provides the best viewing gallery in the Stare Mesto.

#17 Views from the Astronomicka Vez

#18 Trams

No visit to the city is complete without a ride on one of its cute, efficient red-and-cream trams.

#18 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.

#19 River cruises

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