Things to do in Prague

Prague – a Thousand Year Old City of Magic, Wonder and Awesome Architecture


The ancient city of Prague offers a myriad of sights to see. The country is full of magic and wonder with its mix of ancient and modern architecture. The beautiful structures range from Gothic to modern and includes Baroque and Art nouveau.


Things to do in Prague


There is no limit to things to enjoy on holiday in Prague. Prague Nightlife abounds for enjoyment after a day of sightseeing. Wenceslas Square transforms at night into a whole new look. Jazz and music clubs provide nighttime entertainment, as do the many restaurants and bars


A short travelling distance from the center of the city reveals other enjoyable attractions. Vysehrad, a Prague Castle is the seat of ancient princes and is rich with legends and myths. The botanical gardens proliferate with exotic and beautiful plants. The Prague zoo is second in all of Europe. It has hundreds of species of animals and unique animal enclosures.


Shopping adventures are located centrally and range from jewelry to fashion to glass and crystal. Luxuries shopping for a variety of items are available under one roof. Wenceslas Square and Parizska Street provide international shopping in one central location. Find the best quality in handmade crystal and glass in Bohemin crystal and Czech glass in the Czech Republic.


The historic National Theatre Prague Opera offers the visitor ballet, opera, and drama all under one roof. The National Theatre has reserved the culture, music, and language of Prague throughout the years.


When to go to Prague


Music, museums, galleries, and a beautiful skyline of monuments are available all year. Music festivals abound year round. But during February, there is the Bohemian Carnevale, reborn after years of absence. In May, the Prague Food Festival and Czech Beer Festival provide a gastronomic feast and the number one sporting event, the Prague Marathon.


Things to do in Prague

Prague Facts

Population1 290 846
CountryCzech Republic
CurrencyCzech koruna
AirportRuzyne, Czech Republic (PRG)

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites Prague - Historic Centre of Prague

Prague is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, and its historic centre is mainly the reason why. The site appears on UNESCO’s World Heritage List since 1992 for being a model in central Europe in many areas, ranging from the arts to science and politics. By taking a walk in the historic centre you will see the richness of its architecture: buildings with styles from the Middle Ages onwards including Gothic, Baroque and Modern styles fill the streets with examples such as the Powder Tower, Saint Nicholas Church or the Lennon Wall respectively.

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Prague Opera House

Státní opera

Located between parks Celakovskeho and Riegrovy, the Státni Opera (The State Opera) has been the main venue for opera in Prague since its founding in 1888. During the Second World War, the Státni Opera was one of few bastions of democracy that stood tall against the Nazi terror that dominated most of Europe. Even though the Státni Opera attach great importance to their historical roots, the opera house is today one of the more progressive in terms of the productions that they perform.

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Volkswagen Prague Marathon

Run in the world's most international marathon, Volkswagen Prague Marathon. It takes place in May every year and has been voted have one of the most beautiful courses in the world. It is also the seventh fastest. It is a whole weekend event with Family Mini Marathon at 4.2K, the Allianz Eco Walk 2K and also a skating event called the In-line party at 6.5K. There is also the Volkswagen Prague Marathon Relay for teams.

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Golf in Prague

If you are a golfer and going to Prague, the two best courses are the Black Bridge Golf Resort and the Golf & Country Club Prague. The Black Bridge course lies just east outside of the city and features beautiful lakes on the 18 great holes. The Golf & Country Club Prague is more centrally located which makes it perfect if you want to go golfing without a car. The 18 holes are located along the Vltava river, which is both there for the scenery but also as a great challenge to avoid when navigating the challenging holes.

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Theme Parks in Prague - Traditional fun at Lunapark

Lunapark in Prague is an amusement park with all the classical roller coasters and attractions, Ferris wheel for example. A great place for families to visit when wishing for a day filled with fun for the kids, and parents of course!

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