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Prague City Trip - Attractions

Prague Castle and Charles Bridge
Prague Castle and Charles Bridge


What to See & Do in Prague

Get the highlights of important attractions and resources for your trip to Prague.

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CHURCHES & SYNAGOGUES

Church of the Most Sacred Heart of Our Lord
Vinohrady
Námestí Jiriho z Podebrad 19
Prague 2
It's hard to miss the enormous clock on this massive modern church.

St. Vitus Cathedral
St. Vitus Cathedral

Church of Saint James
Old Town
Malá Stupartska 6
Prague 1
420 257-317-269
This ornate church features a 600-year-old hand of a thief.

Old-New Synagogue
Old Town
Cervená 2
Prague 1
The oldest preserved synagogue in Central Europe.

Saint Nicholas Church
Malá Strana
Malostranské nám. 556/29
Prague 1
420 251-512-516
Baroque church whose blue dome dominates the district skyline.

St. Vitus Cathedral
Hradcany
Prague 1
The largest church in Prague, the coronation site for Czech royalty and the final resting place for saints, sovereigns and other VIPs.

Tyn Church
Celetna 5
Prague 1
420 602-306-186
Ominous-looking twin-towered church that overlooks the Old Town Square.

MUSEUMS
Poster at Museum of Communism
Poster at Museum of Communism

Museum of Communism
Na Prikope 10
Prague 1
420 224-212-966
www.muzeumkomunismu.cz
Massive collection of communist memorabilia.

National Museum
New Town
Václavské námestí 68
Prague 1
420 224-497-111
www.nm.cz
This natural history museum looms above Wenceslas Square.

OPERA
Prague National Theatre Opera
Prague National Theatre Opera

Prague National Theatre Opera
New Town
Národní trída
(at the Vltava river embankment)
Prague 1
420 224-227-981
www.nationaltheatre.cz
Traditional and modern opera combine under this gilded Czech National Revival building.

State Opera Prague
New Town
Legerova 75
Prague 1
420 296-117-111
wwww.narodni-divadlo.cz
Gigli, Mahler, Strauss and others have performed at this ornate theatre dating from 1888.

OTHER HIGHLIGHTS

Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock
Old Town
Old Town Square
Prague 1
Keeping time since 1410, the clock features bell-ringing skeletons and parading apostles.

Prague Castle
Hradcany Square
Prague 1
420 224-373-368
Massive fortress full of courtyards and gardens perfect for leisurely perusing.

Zizkov TV Tower
Zizkov TV Towera

Prague Zoo
U Trojskeho zamku 120/3
Prague 7
420 026-881-118
A local favorite filled with lions, tigers, elephants, gorillas, mountain climbing ibexes and more—captivates the young and old.

Zizkov TV Tower
Zizkov
Mahlerovy sady 1
Prague 3
420 267 005 778
www.towerpark.cz
Moon-rocket shaped TV tower broadcasting the best of bad Americana.

RESOURCES

Czech Tourism
www.czechtourism.com

MORE PRAGUE INFORMATION

(Updated: 07/31/13 CT)


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