#01 Staromestske Namesti (Old Town Square)
Prague’s busy showpiece square, dominated by the Old Town Hall, and best known for its astronomical clock.
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- #01 Staromestske Namesti (Old Town Square)
- #02 Petrin
- #03 Mala Strana’s Palace Gardens
- #04 Josefov
- #05 Obecni Dum
- #06 Pubs
- #07 Veletrzni Palac (Trade Fair Palace)
- #08 Sv Mikulas
- #09 UPM
- #10 Prazsky Hrad (Prague Castle)
- #11 Pasaze shopping
- #12 Karluv Most (Charles Bridge)
- #13 Vysehrad
- #14 Karlstejn castle
- #15 Nightlife
- #16 Cafe society
- #17 Views from the Astronomicka Vez
- #18 Trams
- #19 River cruises
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.