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Best things to visit in Prague

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Prague is an amazing city with the old history and beautiful architecture. There are so many scenery places, even simply wandering the city is the perfect way to spend your time in the capital of the Czech Republic. But this plan will help you to plan your route in advance.

1. Old Town Square

Not everyone loves it because it is constantly crowded. But it’s a good place to start your journey – around Old Town Square at the Church of Our Lady before Týn.

 

 

2. Old Town Hall Tower

Built on Old Town Square in 1338, Old Town Hall Tower is an architectural masterpiece that’s impossible to not stare at. Old Town Hall Tower also has features Gothic elements that give the building a distinctive Czech feel.

Mounted on Old Town Hall Tower lies the Prague Astronomical Clock. Watch the skeleton (Death) taps his bell to signal the unavoidable end for the three vices.

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3. Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge connects Old Town to Malá Strana. Old Town Bridge Tower and Lesser Town Bridge Tower, two Gothic masterpieces of their own that you can see on the backdrop of many postcards here. Along the way between the two most famous Prague districts, scope out the 30 baroque statues of saints decorating Charles Bridge.

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4. Prague Castle

At the heart of the Prague Castle complex is one of the most most famous churces in the world – St. Vitus Cathedral. 

Be sure to pop inside to marvel at the elegant vaulting system and pillars and stunning stained glass windows. While touring around Prague Castle, don’t miss Golden Lane (Zlatá ulička) in the northeast corner of the complex. This small street, lined with colourful houses dating back to the 16th century, offers a quick glimpse into the Prague’s medieval past.

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5. Dancing House

The Dancing House (Tančící dům) isn’t, as the name implies, a place to waltz the night away. Not everyone loves the weird and wacky Dancing House. But this famous Prague landmark is impossible to ignore; Dancing House doesn’t quite conform in a city renowned for its impressive traditional architecture styles

 

6. John Lennon Wall

You don’t have to be a Beatles fan to get a kick out of visiting the John Lennon Wall in Prague. It’s located just in the short 5-minute walk from Lesser Town Bridge Tower at the end of Charles Bridge which makes the visit to the graffiti-scrawled wall worthwhile.

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Museums

7. Franz Kafka Museum

Plopped along the banks of the Vltava River, the quirky Franz Kafka Museum is a must-visit for fans of literature. 

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It includes includes three-dimensional exhibits, multimedia displays, and first editions along with photographs, letters, manuscripts and drawings that give us a glimpse into Kafka’s eccentric mind.

 

8. National Museum

For history buffs, the National Museum (Národní Muzeum) is one of the best places to visit in Prague. Over 14 million artifacts grace the halls of this massive museum. Nearly every imaginable field is covered. From ethnography to anthropology and zoology to the fine arts, the National Museum thoroughly documents the history of the country.

 

9. Sex Machines Museum

Tired of boring historical museums? Careful what you wish for. The Sex Machines Museum in Prague is one-of-kind, teetering slightly over the edge of what most would consider lewd. It isn’t for everyone. It is, however, insanely popular—and has been since it first opened in 2002

Beer

Love Czech beer? Don’t forget to have a beer-stop and grab a pilsner.