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Whether you are keen to see Prague's main sites, learn about its legends, or you simply prefer to visit quiet, slightly hidden and very charming places ... this is the right guide for you.

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  • History Buff
  • Art and Architecture Lover
  • Nightlife Seeker
  • Foodie
  • Peace and Quiet Seeker
  • Thrifty Traveller
  • Trendsetter
  • Like a Local

10 Places

6 City Tips

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10 Places

Bohemia Bagel Lazenska

Restaurants

John Lennon Wall

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock

Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Franz Kafka's Birthplace (Expozice Franze Kafky)

Historic Sites, Speciality Museums

Vytopna

Restaurants

Petrin Hill

Parks, Lookouts

St. Vitus Cathedral

Churches & Cathedrals, Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites

Charles Bridge

Bridges, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Wenceslas Square

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Bar and Books Tynska

Bars & Clubs, Cigar Bars

Ester S's City Tips

  • Bus and tram are the best way to get around if you want to move quickly yet still see the city. Both run a timely service.
  • Prague's metro is the quickest form of public transport and has only 3 lines, meaning it would be really difficult for you to get lost.
  • 1, 3 or 5 day tickets are available for public transport, and are valid on bus, tram and metro.
  • Walking is my favorite and most effective way to get around the city center: Prague is just a small town compared to most European capitals.
  • Czech Cuisine: Depending on your budget, try either a "büfe" style Czech restaurant or a cozy, traditional looking restaurant — both can be found in the very heart of the city.
  • Tipping: Czech people are not used to tipping but putting down a few coins is a nice way of saying "Thank you."
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    Bohemia Bagel Lazenska
    Restaurants (American, Cafe)
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    Ester S Says:

    Amazing place — and not only for breakfast! Blueberry pancakes, eggs made to order or just a toasted bagel and bottomless coffee — any choice here makes for a perfect start to your day. It looks more like a tiny bistro, but the friendly staff and familiar atmosphere make you feel really welcome and looked after.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    Tips
    • Chilli brownie or original brownie — both are so delicious that you have to close your eyes while eating.
    • The "Charles IV stack" is the best cure for a hangover.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #458 of 4,210 restaurants in Prague
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • American breakfast 26/03/2017
    • Must go for Breakfast! 20/03/2017
    • Bohemia Bagel Lazenska
    Address:
    Lazenska 19
    Prague
    Czech Republic
    Phone:
    +420 257 218 192
    Price range:
    US$0 - US$16
    Hours:
    Mon - Fri
    07:30 - 18:00
    Sat - Sun
    07:30 - 19:00
    Other:
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    John Lennon Wall
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Ester S Says:

    Imagine ... You're walking around Prague, close to the river bank, and suddenly you see an incredibly vivid piece of art — a tribute to John Lennon that keeps on changing and expanding. The graffiti-covered wall has been recently painted white by artists who named this project "Wall is over!" as a sign that no wall is any longer a tool of oppression, but a free medium and anyone can do with it what they want, even paint it all white.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • It's nice to visit early in the morning. Evenings are also very charming as Prague is all lit up, and the nearby church only adds to the mysterious atmosphere of the art.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #69 of 920 things to do in Prague
    • John Lennon lives in our hearts 24/03/2017
    • Colourful 24/03/2017
    • John Lennon Wall
    Address:
    Velkoprevorske namesti
    Mala Strana
    Prague 11800
    Czech Republic
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    Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock
    Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Ester S Says:

    Old Town Square is a wonderful place, especially during Christmas time when the Christmas markets pop up here. In summer is the square equally special, with many artists and musicians performing live. It's very interesting to stop and watch the Astronomical Clock, too.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • If you want to see the clock really well and avoid the tourist crowds, visit before 9am or after 8pm.
    • The 15th century´s Astronomical clock chimes every full hour. Make sure you watch once at least!
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #9 of 920 things to do in Prague
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Fascinating clock. Make sure you go up the tower. 26/03/2017
    • A must do to go up the Clock Tower 26/03/2017
    • Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock
    Address:
    Staromestske Namesti 1
    Prague 110 00
    Czech Republic
    Phone:
    +420 775 400 052
    Price range:
    US$6 - US$6
    Hours:
    Mon
    11:00 - 22:00
    Tue - Sun
    09:00 - 22:00
    Other:
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    Franz Kafka's Birthplace (Expozice Franze Kafky)
    Historic Sites, Speciality Museums
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    Ester S Says:

    Franz Kafka's house is a really special place. While the inside is actually just a souvenir shop, it still manages to retain a 100% Kafkaesque atmosphere, with an exhibition about his life and authentic copies of his writing, correspondence and templates.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • The earlier you come, the better. It is busier during summer.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #211 of 920 things to do in Prague
    • Monument and house 02/03/2017
    • A decent monument. 17/02/2017
    • Franz Kafka's Birthplace (Expozice Franze Kafky)
    Address:
    Ul. Radnice 5
    Namesti Franze Kafky, 3
    Prague
    Czech Republic
    Other:
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    Vytopna
    Restaurants (Bar, European, Czech)
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    Ester S Says:

    Want to try Czech cuisine but bored by having your drinks served to you by a waiter/waitress? This playful restaurant, with a fairytale-like atmosphere, lets the train engine do the job!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Thrill Seeker
    Tips
    • 100% child-friendly, with a children's menu at a reasonable price.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #288 of 4,210 restaurants in Prague
    • On track 26/03/2017
    • Funny place with okay prices 24/03/2017
    • Vytopna
    Address:
    Vaclavske namesti 802/56
    Prague 110 00
    Czech Republic
    Phone:
    +420 725 190 646
    Hours:
    Sun - Thu
    11:00 - 23:30
    Fri - Sat
    11:00 - 01:00
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    Petrin Hill
    Parks, Lookouts
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    Ester S Says:

    Petrin Hill means spring to me: I love walking here, and experiencing a completely different side of Prague from above. If you're not a fan of walking, you can choose to take a cable car up the hill, and then climb Petrin Tower for even better views.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • The cable car to Petrin Hill is part of Prague's public transport system, so all you need is a valid tram, bus or metro ticket.
    • You can either use the stairs or take the really tiny elevator to climb up Petrin Tower.
    • The first station, Nebozizek, is home to the famous Petrinske Terasy restaurant - a posh locale with friendly service and delicious food.
    • In the Mirror Labyrinth, get ready to laugh a lot!
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #26 of 920 things to do in Prague
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great Escape 26/03/2017
    • A mini tour Eiffel 26/03/2017
    • Petrin Hill
    Address:
    Ujezd
    Prague 1 - Lesser Town
    Prague 118 00
    Czech Republic
    Phone:
    420257315212
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 18:00
    Other:
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    St. Vitus Cathedral
    Churches & Cathedrals, Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites
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    Ester S Says:

    St. Vitus Cathedral is, to me, the most powerful building in Prague. As soon as you enter the cathedral, its amazing stained-glass windows will take your breath away, especially the rosetta at the front. A wide choice of tours are available inside the cathedral, allowing you to explore the tombs of the Czech kings and more.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • History Buff
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • The length of your stay depends on you: It can be anything from 20 minutes to a whole day.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 920 things to do in Prague
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Awesome Architecture 26/03/2017
    • Wonderful Backdrop for the Christmas Market! 26/03/2017
    • St. Vitus Cathedral
    Address:
    Prague Castle
    Prague 381 22
    Czech Republic
    Phone:
    +420 224 373 368
    Other:
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    Charles Bridge
    Bridges, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Ester S Says:

    Charles Bridge is Prague's most beautiful bridge, full of artists selling hand-made jewelry, paintings, and other handicrafts. The rumor has it that while building it in the 14th century, the masons were adding raw eggs to the grout to make the whole mix stronger.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • History Buff
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • If you want a quiet and romantic walk, or you just want to "have the bridge to yourself" come early in the morning or after 10pm.
    • Historical tidbit: Saint John Nepomucene was thrown from the bridge and drowned in the Vltava river for refusing to divulge the Queen´s confession.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 920 things to do in Prague
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Famous Bridge linking Old Town Prague to the castle district. 26/03/2017
    • Nice bridge but very over-turistic 26/03/2017
    • Charles Bridge
    Address:
    Karluv most
    Prague 11000
    Czech Republic
    Phone:
    0745746632
    Other:
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    Wenceslas Square
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Ester S Says:

    Our longest square - that is often called a shopping boulevard - is home to plenty of shops and restaurants to suit every taste and budget, plus a beautiful statue of Good King St. Wenceslas.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • History Buff
    • Shopping Fanatic
    Tips
    • Try out the traditional Czech meeting point-expression, "Let's meet under the tail," (horse's tail) to meet your group in front of the statue.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #67 of 920 things to do in Prague
    • A statue amid city life 26/03/2017
    • cool place in a summer evening 24/03/2017
    • Wenceslas Square
    Address:
    Vaclavske namesti 51
    Prague 110 00
    Czech Republic
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    Bar and Books Tynska
    Bars & Clubs, Cigar Bars
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    Ester S Says:

    My favorite bar in Prague — with really friendly staff who will remember you if you come more than once - is the perfect place for visitors whose 'wild party' days are over. This is a really cozy place to either meet friends, enjoy a romantic rendezvous, or spend time on your own, with a glass of good-quality wine in an intimate atmosphere. My favorite evening getaway — it feels like staying in while socializing!

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • Caution to wine lovers: This bar is seventh heaven for you/us! I am in love with their Pinot Grigio DOC, Santa Margherita and Valdadige (IT).
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #19 of 640 Nightlife in Prague
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • New York Scotch and Cigar Bar in Prague. 22/03/2017
    • Great cocktails and excellent service! 19/03/2017
    • Bar and Books Tynska
    Address:
    Tynska 1053/19
    Prague 110 00
    Czech Republic
    Phone:
    +420 224 815 122
    Hours:
    Sun - Wed
    17:00 - 03:00
    Thu - Sat
    17:00 - 04:00
    Other:
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