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Do not Miss in Prague

This chapter will give you some suggestions on where to visit during your stay in Prague and how to capture the real flavour of the city.

Attractions which you must visit are: Charles Bridge; Old Town Square, including the Astronomical Clock; Prague Castle; and the Jewish Quarter. If you don’t visit them you cannot say you have visited Prague! Consider visiting other sights based on your personal preference and time. It is also a good idea to do a guided walking tour.

For the most beautiful views of the city visit: Old Town Hall Tower, Powder Tower, Old Town Bridge Tower, Lesser Town Bridge Tower, St Vitus, St Wenceslas and St Adalbert Cathedral Tower, Prague Castle ramp in Hradcanske namesti, Petrin Observation Tower, Letna Park – Hanauer Pavilion, belfry of the St Nicholas church, Zizkov TV tower, Vysehrad.

Advice to Beat the Crowds: Get to Prague Castle either 1st thing on a morning (go to St Vitus Cathedral at 09:00—except Sunday mornings, when it is shut for Mass), or mid-afternoon (shuts at 6pm during summertime, 4pm during wintertime). Paying for your own tour guide for a historical walk is quite inexpensive, and permits you to select a time (early morning or evening) and route to side-step the crowds.

What to See in Prague

You must definitely see in Prague Old Town Square (Staromestske namesti) – Prague’s centre for cafes, street entertainment and leisurely fun. Very beautiful historical buildings surround the square. Part of square is Astronomical Clock, watch Christ and his Twelve Apostles when the clock signal hour. The first figure to emerge …

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Free Guided Walking Tour

This carefully selected walk covers all the most important sights of Prague, and seeing it with a great guide is like having the past suddenly rise to the surface. We stroll around the famous historical Prague quarters – Old Town, Jewish Quarter, Lesser Town and Prague Castle. The first part …

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Two-day Self-guided Prague

Day 1 – Old Town, Lesser Town, Prague Castle Our walk starts at Wenceslas Square which represents the commercial and social centre of modern Prague. This square, known as the Horse Market until 1848, is dominated by the National Museum and the statue of St. Wenceslas I, the nation’s patron …

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Visiting Shops

The mixture in Prague of top-end fashion, lower-end kitsch and unique market stalls appeals to virtually everyone. However, if you wish to purchase luxury clothes or electrical goods, you have a better chance of finding them at home for a cheaper price. For antique enthusiasts, Prague offers countless antiquarian book …

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