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What to see in Prague

Prague Attractions


Sightseeing in Prague is a fascinating experience, as it is a city steeped in an intriguing history and teeming with sightseeing opportunities that will appeal to just about any and every kind of visitor. From medieval castles to museums and dancing buildings, this dynamic city is a treasure trove of attractions.

Prague is known as the City of a Thousand Spires, and if you head to the Castle District, otherwise known as Hradèany, to view castles such as St Vitus Cathedral and wander round the cobblestone streets of Old Town Square, you'll see why. The Czech Republic actually has one of the highest densities of castles and keeps in the world, and many of these gems are in Prague. You can also shop at the local market and visit the hill of Vyšehrad. Culture vultures will love the Museum of Communism as well as the Jewish Museum, and history buffs will be captivated by the medieval Astronomical Clock.

Visitors to Prague will do well to purchase the Prague Card which will allow them free access to over 50 of the city's top attractions and discounts on exclusive tours; the card also comes with an exclusive 150-page guidebook. The cost of the card is €34 and it is valid for four days.


Charles Bridge (Karluv Most)

The pedestrian Charles Bridge serves as a focal point for tourists and is the most photographed feature of the city.…

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Franz Kafka Museum

One of Prague's most famous citizens, renowned author Franz Kafka, was born in the city in 1883 in a house on the Old…

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Miluniæ and Gehry's Dancing House

This unique building is so famous it even had a coin issued with its likeness printed on it, celebrating ten years of…

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Museum of Communism (Muzeum Komunismu)

Ironically located next door to a casino and above a McDonald's, the Museum of Communism is dedicated to presenting an…

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Old Town Square (Staromĕstské Námestí)

The heart of the old city and its marketplace since the 11th century, the Old Town Square is Prague's prettiest and most…

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Prague Astronomical Clock

This medieval astronomical clock, also known as the Prague Orloj, is mounted on the southern wall of the Old Town City…

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St Vitus Cathedral

Situated within the Castle Complex, the spires of St Vitus Cathedral, an elegant but domineering French Gothic structure,…

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The Castle District (Hradčany)

The Castle District stretches across the top of the hill overlooking the city and incorporates the best churches and…

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The Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum is the largest and most authentic of its kind in Central Europe, with one of the most extensive collections…

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Vyšehrad

Vyšehrad, a hill fort perched on a rock above the river, is an integral part of the Prague skyline. The castle…

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