A Complete Travel Guide to Prague

Prague is one of the most popular travel destinations and a cultural hub Located in the heart of Europe. The place has a perfect blend of historical monuments and intriguing modern structures that surely make you feel in heaven. No doubt, Prague is quite captivating and mysterious. Here are the lists of destinations that you should visit, while taking a trip to Prague.

Prague Castle

Prague Castle

Located in the Hradčany district of Prague, the Prague Castle is the official residence and office of the President of the Czech Republic. During the ninth century, the castle has been a seat of power for kings of Bohemia, presidents of Czechoslovakia and Holy Roman emperors.

National Museum

National Museum Prague

Founded in the year 1818 in Prague by Kašpar Maria Šternberg, The National Museum is a Czech museum institution intended to systematically establish, prepare and publicly exhibit natural scientific and historical collections.

Vyšehrad

Vyšehrad

Located in the city of Prague, Vyšehrad is a historical fort which was probably built in the 10th century, on a hill over the Vltava River. The fort has the remains of many famous people from Czech history, among them Antonín Dvořák, Karel Capek, Alphonse Mucha, and Bedřich Smetana. It also contains Prague’s oldest surviving building, the Rotunda of St Martin.

Josefov

Josefov is a town quarter and the smallest cadastral area of Prague, which is completely surrounded by Old Town. It is often represented by the flag of Prague’s Jewish community, a yellow Magen David on a red field.

Powder Tower

The Powder Tower or Powder Gate is a Gothic tower in Prague, which is one of the symbols of Prague, leading into the Old Town. Dating back to the 11th century, it is one of the original city gates.

Prague Aviation Museum

Located at Prague’s original airport at Kbely, the Prague Aviation Museum is a major aviation museum, which is the most famous tourist spot in the city.

Palladium

Opened in the year 2007, Palladium is a shopping mall located in the center of Prague in the Czech Republic. It is one of the biggest shopping centers in the Czech Republic, which is directly opposite another shopping center, Kotva. The Palladium has 170 shops and 30 restaurants, with a retail area of around 39000 m2.

Loreta 

Located in Hradčany, a district of Prague, Loreta is a large pilgrimage destination which consists of a cloister, a Holy Hut, the church of the Lord’s Birth, and the clock tower with a famous chime.

Clementinum

The Clementinum is a historic complex of buildings in Prague, which is one of the most sought-after destinations, visited by a large number of tourists worldwide. It is currently in use as the National Library of the Czech Republic.

Charles Bridge 

The Charles Bridge (Czech: Karlův most listen) is a famous historic bridge that made Prague quite important as the bridge is a trade route between Eastern and Western Europe. The construction of the bridge started in 1357 under the auspices of King Charles IV and finished at the beginning of the 15th century.

Prague astronomical clock

Located in the capital of the Czech Republic, Prague, the Prague astronomical clock is a medieval astronomical clock. In 1410, the clock was first installed making it the third-oldest astronomical clock in the world. A large number of visitors use to come and witness this oldest clock in the world, which is still working.

Dancing House

Designed in the year 1992, the Dancing House was designed by the Croatian-Czech architect Vlado Milunić in co-operation with the renowned Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry. The building was completed in the year 1996.

National Theatre

Located in the beautiful Prague, The National Theatre is known as the alma mater of Czech opera and is also the national monument of Czech history and art.

Lennon Wall

Popularly known as John Lennon Wall, The Lennon Wall is a wall located in the Prague of Czech Republic. Since the 1980s it has been filled with John Lennon-inspired graffiti and pieces of lyrics from Beatles songs.

National Gallery in Prague

The National Gallery is a state-owned art gallery, which manages the largest collection of art in Prague, Czech Republic. Here, the collections are presented in a number of historic structures within the city of Prague, as well as other places. If you want to experience some of the greatest art then make sure you visit the place at any cost.

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