Top 30 Great Places to Visit in Prague
Prague is not only Capital of Czech Republic but also historical Capital of Bohemia. Prague is city of museums, theaters and historical attractions with budget friendly accommodations. This makes it perfect destination among tourist who want to explore historical Europe.
1. Charles Bridge
Landmark stone bridge linking Prague’s Old & New Towns, with street artists & entertainers.
2. Prague Castle
Vast castle complex with buildings revealing architecture from Roman-style to Gothic & 20th century.
3. St. Vitus Cathedral
Gothic resting place of saints including Vitus, Wenceslas & Adalbert as well as the state treasury.
4. Old Town Square
Oldest square in the historic center with 10th-century origins, site of many Gothic buildings.
14th-century Gothic castle with royal treasure, wall paintings & portraits. Regular guided tours.
6. Petřín Lookout Tower
Built in 1892, 378m cast-iron tower (taller than the Eiffel Tower) with deck for city views.
7. Wenceslas Square
Half-mile long, 14th-century square with National Museum, St. Wenceslas statue, shops & hotels.
Fortified castle with a museum, hidden passages, large grounds & remains of a medieval basilica.
9. Dancing House
Curving modern office block by architect Frank Gehry, with top-floor restaurant offering city views.
10. Strahov Monastery
Hilltop, medieval monastery with a stucco-panelled theological hall, vast library & Baroque church.
11. Lennon Wall
Wall that, since Communist days, has been covered in graffiti, often politically focused messages.
12. Municipal House
Art nouveau venue hosting classical concerts, opera & ballet plus events including fashion shows.
13. National Museum, Prague
Grand museum established in 1818 with a range of natural science & history exhibits, plus events.
Josefov, the former Jewish ghetto, is dotted with somber reminders of its past. These include the weathered tombstones of the Old Jewish Cemetery, and the Pinkas Synagogue, now a Holocaust memorial
15. Prague Zoo
Zoo founded in 1931, with orangutans & Komodo dragons in Asian jungle habitat & elephant compound.
16. Prague Jewish Museum
Founded in 1906, this museum’s collection of treasures & old buildings tells Prague’s Jewish story.
17. Letná Park
Hilltop park with a Baroque-styled pavilion, childrens’ play parks & views over the city.
18. Old Royal Palace
Late Gothic palace in Prague Castle, with Renaissance elements & Vladislav Hall for royal events.
19. Museum of Communism, Czech Republic
Multimedia displays & artifacts presenting a picture of life under the Communist regime in Prague.
20. Muchovo muzeum
Compact gallery dedicated to Czech artist Mucha, with paintings, posters, drawings & lithographs.
21. Prague National Gallery
From conceptual 21st-century works to renaissance masterpieces in large, elegant museum of fine art.
22. Museum Kampa
Riverside museum in former mill, housing private collection of modern Czech & central European art.
23. Sex Machines Museum
Sex Machines Museum is a sex museum in Prague, Czech Republic which has a collection of sex devices. Established in 2002, it is located near the Old Town Square. The official website of the Sex
24. Palais Schwarzenberg
Museum with Czech baroque paintings, decorative arts & historic weapons in a Renaissance palace.
25. National Technical Museum
Exhibition including vintage vehicles, old astronomical instruments & a coal mining section.
26. House of the Black Madonna
The House of the Black Madonna is a cubist building in the “Old Town” area of Prague, Czech Republic. It was designed by Josef Gočár. It is currently in use as the Czech Museum of Cubism and
27. Lobkowicz Palace
Baroque palace containing the art collection of the Lobkowicz family, including many Old Masters.
28. Maisel Synagogue
Small, restored synagogue first built at the end of the 16th century, now with history exhibits.
29. Grévin Wax Museum
Museum featuring lifelike wax statues of Czech celebrities & other famous personalities.
30. Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral
The principal Orthodox church in the former Czechoslovakia with a war resistance museum downstairs.