Prague is the capital and the largest city in the Czech Republic which is also known as the historical capital of Bohemia. It is known for colorful baroque buildings, Gothic churches and statues of Catholic saints. This city is a well-known cultural attraction that has a lot to offer its visitors. Here are some of the best things you can do/see in Prague, one of the most liveable cities in the world.
1. Explore the Old Town Square.
If you are a history lover you must visit the Old Town Square to walk the crowded historical streets and check out some beautiful historical monuments. The wonderful architecture of Prague is enough to grab your attention. There are beautiful restaurants, cafes and shops also that you can visit to do some serious sight-seeing and exploring.
2. Stroll across the Charles Bridge.
Charles Bridge dates back to the 14th century so you can take a simple walk across this bridge for the most enjoyable and memorable experience. You can also click Instagram-worthy pictures here or just take in the beautiful views surrounding the bridge.
3. Visit Prague Castle.
Head to Prague Castle which is apparently the largest ancient castle in the world if you want to re-visit history. Wander around the gorgeous castle that is surrounded by the lovely views of the mountains for the most satisfying experience. What say?
4. Eat traditional Bohemian dinner.
You ought to try their local cuisines and dishes. Just go on a Bohemian dinner tour and have dinner with a local Czech family in their home for the most authentic experience. You’ll get to try and taste some of their unique dishes and learn more about their culture. Sounds like a plan?
5. Visit one of the 280 musuems in Prague.
Yeah, read that right. There are over 280 museums in Prague dedicated to beer, Jewish history, toys, toilets, sex machines, ginger bread and so much more. You can spend a whole day museum hopping. Who wouldn’t like that?
6. Visit one of the ugliest buildings in the world.
Prague has beautiful buildings all around it but there is one building known as Zizkov TV tower which is considered as one of the most ugliest buildings in the world because it is in such stark contrast to the rest of the city. So go check it out and see what the fuss is all about.
7. Drink their local alcohol, Becherovka.
You can’t stay in Prague and not try their local liquor, Becherovk. This potent mix is distilled and blended with herbs and spices. It is said that it acts as a good digestive aid, but who knows, this may just be an excuse to have a drink.
8. Check out Prague’s nightlife.
If you are a party animal, Prague is the place to be. There are bars, clubs and pubs that are open throughout the night and guess what, you can also opt for a nightclub tour if you are not sure of which club to choose.
9. Get clicked in front of John Lenon Wall.
Just behind a small church courtyard near Charles Bridge lies the John Lennon Wall. This dazzling vibrant wall pays homage to the famous poet, singer, and song writer so ao and pay tribute, and maybe leave a mark of your own. You can also draw on the wall if you like.
10. Take a Prague river cruise.
Vltava if often called the ‘Prague Venice’ and if you want to go around the city, just hop a boat and cruise through Charles Bridge and Prague Castle to make things interesting. Okay?
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