Built on the sides of the Vlatava River, Prague will astound even the most well traveled tourist. Visit this marvelous city to admire a blend of Gothic grace and Renaissance architecture, its many world-class museums and baroque style churches and bridges.
Here, you can explore medieval streets during the day, or stroll along the riverside in the evening. Prague is also home to some excellent modern architecture. And should you get tired from all the sight-seeing, you can always savor some hearty Czech cuisine and the finest lagers in the world.
So, check out 9 must-do things when in Prague next time!
#1. Marvel at the Prague Castle
Prague Castle (Pražský hrad, or simply hrad), is the city’s most popular attraction. Looming above the river’s left bank, it features tall spires, towers and palaces. The whole structure dominate the landscape like a fairy-tale fortress. Within its walls you can visit a varied and fascinating collection of historic buildings, museums and galleries. Some of the Czech Republic’s greatest artistic and cultural treasures lay accumulated in this vast castle. According to the Guinness World Records, the hrad the largest ancient castle in the world.
#2. Explore the Old Town Square
Despite Prague’s lively history of invasions, the Old Town Square has remained relatively untouched since the 10th Century. Lose yourself in the historical streets and try out an alfresco restaurant. The square itself is the perfect showcase of Prague’s wonderful architecture. Plus, if that isn’t your thing then the various street performers, musicians and merchants will certainly keep you entertained.
#3. Cross the Charles bridge (Karluv most)
Charles Bridge connects the Old Town (Staré Mesto) with the Lesser Town (Malá Strana). You will want to come here and soak up the atmosphere. Or you can just buy souvenirs and tke a photo of the 30 saint statues that line the bridge. The bridge itself is as old as 1357, while the statues were crafted between 1683 to 1928.