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The 10 Top Attractions in Prague

Despite its relatively small size, the Czech capital of Prague is jam-packed with magnificent sights, each endowed with a long and varied history. To make the most of your visit there, make sure to include these 10 attractions in your itinerary.

Vltava River

The Vltava River cuts across Prague's centre. Jump aboard one of the many tour boats and take in the wonderful sights on both sides of the river while sipping a delicious Czech beer.

Charles Bridge

600 years old, Charles Bridge is one of Prague's most iconic landmarks. Beautifully decorated with rows of 30 baroque-style statues, it's a perfect spot for a romantic stroll.

Old Town Square

The Old Town Square in Prague offers a charmingly eclectic mix of architectural styles spanning several centuries – undoubtedly one of Europe's most beautiful sights.

Prague Castle

The largest ancient castle in the world, as well as one of the most gorgeous, Prague Castle has been home to all the different Czech heads of state ever since the 9th century.

Prague National Theatre

The Prague National Theatre is a resplendent neo-Renaissance building on the banks of the Vltava River, magnificent both inside and out, is often singled out as the finest achievement of Czech architecture.

Jewish Quarter (Josefov)

Despite its turbulent history, the Jewish Quarter in Prague has maintained most of its historical buildings and is now the best preserved Jewish historical complex in Europe.

Wenceslas Square

Now a lively shopping and tourist area, Wenceslas Square at the center of Prague's New Town has been the site of many of the city's most important events throughout history.

Astronomical Clock

Dating back to 1410, this astronomical clock is the third-oldest in the world and the oldest still in operation. Don't miss its fantastic moving display on the hour, every hour.

Kampa Island

Located between Prague Castle and Charles Bridge, Kampa Island's romantic atmosphere will enchant you. From its banks you can enjoy the best views of Pragues's many monuments.

St. Vitus Cathedral

An example of Gothic architecture at its finest, the spectacular St. Vitus Cathedral is the largest church in the country as well as one of the most important.

Planning Your Prague Visit

Discover Czech Beer

True to its reputation, Czech beer is delicious. A newcomer might be confused by the beer's alcohol content, however. Don't worry, the numbers given to the beers don't indicate their alcohol percentage. They refer to the alcohol degree, which is a much more complicated factor. As a rule of thumb, 10 and 12 degrees, the most common, are equivalent to roughly 4% and 5% respectively. Some beers go all the way up to 19 degrees – that's 8% alcohol!

Try a Czech Hot Dog

Believe it or not, one of Prague's culinary highlights are its hot dogs. Infinitely superior to their American counterparts, these delicious sausages stuffed in French baguettes offer the best cheap lunch in town. Stalls are peppered throughout the city, just take your pick!

Good to Know

  • Language
  • Currency
    Czech Crown (czk)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+01:00)
  • Country Code
  • Best time to visit
    Prague is probably most pleasant to visit in the spring (Mar-May) and autumn (Sep-Nov) as the weather is more mild and there are fewer tourists than in the summer months.

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What People Are Saying about Prague

Easy professional transfer, great start to holiday

Denisia (sorry for misspelling name) picked my wife and I up from prague airport. I was in my wheelchair and although I had emailed get your guide Denisia was not made aware of this. So she had to rearrange two other passengers she was requested to transport. She helped us to the car, pushing the cart with the cases on. Made us comfortable in the car and took us safely to our hotel. Denesia also highlighted several attractions in the map she gave us. Overal a fantastic freindly efficient service. Thank you

Prague Airport: Shared Shuttle Transfers Reviewed by tony, 02/13/2018

We were so full and satisfied, we had to roll home.

Great food. Great entertainment. Choose the dark beer, it's much better than the light!

Prague: Medieval Dinner with Unlimited Drinks Reviewed by Emilia, 02/11/2018

Great crew, handed out complimentary coffe and cookies.

Free entry to museum included. Boat stop is hard to find - ask inside the museum

Prague: Sightseeing Cruise on the Vltava River Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer, 02/11/2018

Perfect pick-up service from The AirPort

English speaking gentlemen met at the arrival and gave valuable information about the city. Very friendly, perfect guide and time saver. Fully recommended.

Much cheaper than buying there and then.

We ended up going here twice for the 3 course diamond menu during our stay, after the local Czech cuisine left us disappointed. Great, hearty American food. I recommend the legendary burger.

Skip the Line: Hard Rock Cafe Prague Reviewed by Charlotte, 02/05/2018