Which top 10 things to do in Prague are to be done in the Capitol city of Czech Republic? There are plenty of different things to do in Prague. But which ones are the best? Here is the list of ten. Each of them shows us the city of Prague in the other perspective, for example historic face of Prague, its gorgeous surrounding, hills, or even night life of this magic and stunning place.
Famous Charles Bridge stands for the historic bridge which crosses the Vltava River. The construction was built in 1357 during the reign of Charles IV. The bridge replace the older one – Judith Bridge – which was damaged by floods in 1342. The Charles Bridge was originally named Stone Bridge or Prague Bridge. The bridge stayed the important connection between the Old Town and the other areas. At the same time this used to be a part of the trade route between Eastern and Western Europe.
Jewish quarter Prague
Jewish quarter or Josefov can be found between the Old Town Square and the Vltava River. Its moving history dates back to the 13th century when they had to leave their homes and settle down in here. Through centuries many Jews from Europe came in here, for example from Germany, Austria, and Spain.
View of the Old Town Hall at Old Town Square
Old Town Hall was a magnificent patrician house and even in these days one can admire the Gothic stone portal. You can see the beauties of Prague from the Old Town Hall.
You can even have a great time on the Vltava River when you rent a paddle boat. Or just stay at one of the restaurants and you can taste the typical Czech cuisine – cabbage with dumplings and roast pork with a glass of excellent Czech beer. And last but not least you shouldn´t miss the dominants of the city – the Prague Castle.
Prague Castle is the largest castle complex in the world according to the Guinness Book of Records (with about 70 000 square meters, which dates back to the 9th century. This is the official seat of the Czech President and it used to be the seat of Bohemian Kings, Holy Roman emperors and you can on some occasions visit the hidden room with the Bohemian Crown Jewels.
Astronomical Clock Prague
The Prague astronomical clock dates back to the beginning of 15th century and it is the third oldest one in the entire world which is operating in these days.
Petrin Lookout Tower
The Petřín Lookout Tower is about 64 metres tall steel-framework tower that looks like the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The Petřínská Lookout Tower was erected in 1891 and used to be the observation tower and a transmission tower as well. Nowadays this is a great attraction for the visitors. The hill has its frequent funicular and the tower is equipped by an elevator for disabled people. On the main level there is a gift shop and a small cafeteria.
Bike ride through the city of Prague
You can travel via Prague on your bike or eBike and the cycling paths are divided into two types: the first is mainly for travelling and the second one is focused for sports.
Visit to the local restaurant with the typical Czech cuisine (you do not have to visit the restaurant in the expensive centre of Prague)
When in Prague you should taste Czech cuisine. But be careful about really high price which is often advertises as traditional or original Czech cuisine and this sign is written only in English. In this case skip it. You can join in with a romantic nigh walk along the Vltava River which is so charming.
Náplavka and its nigh life which starts just in the afternoon at 5 p. a.
This renovated riverbank in the city centre is attractive as you can walk along the river, roller-skate, ride a bike or have a beer or dance. You can rent a paddle boat and admire the castle complex, Charles Bridge or the National Theatre.