Prague is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic. You’ll find delicious cafes and restaurants, lively bars, peaceful parks, and fast transportation system. Listed below are 16 things to do in Prague.
- Prague is home to the largest castle in the world spanning 18 acres
- There is a graffiti wall dedicated to John Lennon
- The city is home to the longest river in the Czech Republic
- You can climb the 299 stairs of The Petrin Lookout Tower to get an incredible view of the city
Things to Do:
1- Explore Old Town Square
Every building in Old Town Square is unique and historic. The top places to see are Tyn Church, Old Town Hall, Jan Hus Memorial, and the Church of St. Nicholas. Street performers and tourists surround this area, as it is a super famous place to visit. Don’t forget to also stroll around Wenceslas Square, which is home to the National Museum and the statue of St. Wenceslas on his horse.
2- Watch the Astronomical Clock Strike an Hour
The infamous clock is located at Old Town Square and is one of Prague’s most iconic attractions, as it chimes every hour.
3- Stroll Across the Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge is a medieval stone arch bridge with great views on both sides of the Vltava River!
4- The Best Views of Prague
The Petrin Observation Tower, built in 1891, has an incredible view of Prague. The Old Town Hall Tower also has a great view of the city. Lastly, you can purchase a “Towers of Prague” ticket which will take you to 5 of the best towers in town.
5- Prague Castle
The Prague Castle was built in the 9th century and is home to St. Vitus Cathedral, the Golden Lane, and the Garden Ramparts. Castle Square is a great area to explore surrounding the Castle. Don’t forget to book a tour of the Castle before visiting and save yourself the hassle of trying to get one on demand.
6-See the Treasures of St. Vitus Cathedral
St. Vitus Cathedral is the largest church in Prague and is the burial of former Czech kings.
7- Take a Cruise on the Vltava
The best way to see the Vltava River is to go on a cruise. There is great architecture along the river between the National Theatre and Dancing House. You can also rent a rowboat or paddleboat on the river.
8- Drink a World-Famous Beer
The Czech Republic Drinks are cheaper than ordering water and are super delicious.
9- Walk the Backstreets of Mala Strana
Mala Strana is one of the most historic neighborhoods in Prague.
10- Immerse Yourself in the Prague Nightlife
Prague’s nightlife is lively in three areas of the city. Roxy is the oldest, best club in Prague. This place is for you if you like electro-house-techno music. There are always live events and concerts in this club. Read this blog for a list of bars and clubs in the area.
11- Watch the Changing of the Guard
The Changing of the Guard happens every day at noon in the first courtyard at Prague Castle.
12- Visit Letna Park
Did you know? There is a beer garden at Letna Park! Letna Park offers incredible views of the city surrounding it.
13- Strahov Monastery Brewery
The Strahov Monastery is home to a brewery where you can have local food and beer!
14- Tram Ride
Did you know? Prague has Trams that only cost $6 per trip.
15- Coffee Shops
The best coffee shop is at Grand Cafe Orient at the Garden at Alchymista.
16- Vintage Car Tour
The best way to see Prague is by driving around in a vintage car!
We listed 16 things to do in Prague! Have you ever been to Prague? Please comment down below about your experience!