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Name Category Location
 
Bazilika svatého Jiří
Inside, this church looks more or less as it...
Religious Sites Prazsky Hrad (Prague Castle)
 
Betlémská kaple
The original church was built at the end of the...
Religious Sites Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Botanická zahrada
Not far from Prague Zoo, the public garden has a...
Gardens / Arboretums Troja
 
Café au Gourmand
Just outside of Old Town Square on Dlouhá...
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Café Fresco
If you're worn out after the long uphill climb to...
Nove Mesto
 
Celetná ulice
This is the main thoroughfare, which connecs Old...
Neighborhoods / Streets Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Chrám svatého Mikuláše
With its dynamic curves, this church is arguably...
Religious Sites Mala Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Chrám svatého Víta
With its graceful, soaring towers, this Gothic...
Religious Sites Prazsky Hrad (Prague Castle)
 
Clam-Gallas palác
The work of Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach,...
Museums / Galleries, Architectural Sites Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Clementinum
The origins of this massive complex—now part of...
Libraries Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Cubist houses
Bordered to the north by Nové Město and to the...
Neighborhoods / Streets Nove Mesto (New Town) and Vysehrad
 
Druhé nádvoří
Except for the view of the spires of St. Vitus's...
Squares Prazsky Hrad (Prague Castle)
 
Dům U černé Matky boží
In the second decade of the 20th century, young...
Architectural Sites Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Franz Kafka Museum
The great early-20th-century Jewish author Kafka...
Museums / Galleries Mala Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Hotel Paříž
Head around the corner from Obecní dům to the...
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Hotel U Prince
With an entrance diagonally opposite the...
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Hradčanské náměstí
With its fabulous mixture of baroque and...
Squares Hradcany (Castle Area)
 
Jan Hus monument
Few memorials in Prague elicited as much...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Kampa
Prague's largest "island" is cut off from the...
Neighborhoods / Streets Mala Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Karlovo náměstí
This square began life as a cattle market, a...
Squares Nove Mesto
 
Karlův most
This is Prague's signature monument, and worth...
Architectural Sites Mala Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Klášter Emauzy
Another of Charles IV's gifts to the city, the...
Religious Sites Nove Mesto
 
Klášter svaté Anežky České
Near the river between Pařížská and...
Museums / Galleries, Religious Sites Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Klausová synagóga
This baroque synagogue displays objects from...
Religious Sites Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
 
Knihova Václava Havla
Although a more substantial exhibit (with more...
Libraries Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Kostel Matky Boží před Týnem
The twin-spired Týn Church is an Old Town Square...
Religious Sites Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Kostel Nejsvětějšího Srdce Páně
If you've had your fill of Romanesque, Gothic,...
Religious Sites Vinohrady
 
Kostel Panny Marie vítězné
This aging, well-appointed church on the Lesser...
Religious Sites Mala Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Kostel svatého Jiljí
Replete with buttresses and a characteristic...
Religious Sites Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Kostel svatého Martina ve zdi
It was here in 1414 that Holy Communion was first...
Religious Sites Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Kostel svatého Mikuláše
Designed in the 18th century by Prague's own...
Religious Sites Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Královská zahrada
This peaceful swath of greenery affords lovely...
Parks Prazsky Hrad (Prague Castle)
 
Křížikova fontána
Originally built for the Jubilee Industrial...
Fountains Holesovice
 
Lapidárium
A fascinating display of 11th- to 19th-century...
Museums / Galleries Holesovice
 
Leica Gallery
On a gracefully curving side street, a short walk...
Museums / Galleries Nove Mesto
 
Les Moules
Crave a culinary change from constant meat and...
Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
 
Letenské sady
Come to this large, shady park for an...
Parks Letna
 
Lobkovický palác
Greatly benefiting from a recent renovation, this...
Museums / Galleries Prazsky Hrad (Prague Castle)
 
Lobkowicz Palace Café
Break for a coffee, pastry, or even lunch and...
Prazsky Hrad (Prague Castle)
 
Loreta
The seductive lines of this church were a...
Religious Sites Hradcany (Castle Area)
 
Maiselova synagóga
The history of Czech Jews from the 10th to the...
Religious Sites Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
 
Malé náměstí
Note the iron fountain dating from around 1560 in...
Squares Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Malostranské náměstí
Another one of the many classic examples of...
Squares Mala Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Matyášova brána
Built in 1614, this stone gate once stood...
Architectural Sites Prazsky Hrad (Prague Castle)
 
Mucha Museum
For decades it was almost impossible to find an...
Museums / Galleries Nove Mesto
 
Museum Kampa
The spotlighted jewel on Kampa Island is a...
Museums / Galleries Mala Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Muzeum Antonína Dvořáka
The stately baroque red-and-yellow villa housing...
Museums / Galleries Nove Mesto
 
Muzeum hlavního města Prahy
This museum is dedicated to the history of the...
Museums / Galleries Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Na příkopě
The name means "At the Moat" and harks back to...
Neighborhoods / Streets Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Národní divadlo
Statues representing Drama and Opera rise above...
Arts / Performance Venues Nove Mesto
 
Národní muzeum
Housed in a grandiose neo-Renaissance...
Museums / Galleries Nove Mesto
 
National Memorial on Vítkov Hill
Vítkov Hill, one of the highest points in the...
Museums / Galleries zizkov
 
Nerudova ulice
This steep street used to be the last leg of the...
Neighborhoods / Streets Mala Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Novoměstská radnice
At the northern edge of Karlovo náměstí, the...
Viewpoints Nove Mesto
 
Nový Svět
This picturesque, winding little alley, with...
Neighborhoods / Streets Hradcany (Castle Area)
 
Nový židovský hřbitov
In this, the newest of the city's half-dozen...
Cemeteries Vinohrady
 
Obecní dům
The city's art nouveau showpiece still fills the...
Arts / Performance Venues, Architectural Sites Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Palác Kinských
This exuberant building, built in 1765 from...
Museums / Galleries Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Petřínské sady
For a superb view of the city—from a slightly...
Parks Mala Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Pinkasova synagóga
Here you'll find two moving testimonies to the...
Religious Sites Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
 
Pivovarksy Dům
Parched from your circuit of the square? Walk up...
Nove Mesto
 
Prašná brána
Once used as storage space for gunpowder, this...
Viewpoints Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
První nádvoří
The main entrance to Prague Castle from...
Squares Prazsky Hrad (Prague Castle)
 
Rudolfinum
This 19th-century neo-Renaissance monument has...
Arts / Performance Venues Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
 
Schönbornský palác
Franz Kafka had an apartment in this massive...
Architectural Sites Mala Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Schwarzenberský palác
A boxy palace with an extravagant façade, this...
Museums / Galleries Hradcany (Castle Area)
 
Španělská synagóga
This domed, Moorish-style synagogue was built in...
Religious Sites Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
 
Staroměstská radnice
This is a center of Prague life for tourists and...
Architectural Sites Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Staroměstské náměstí
The hype about Old Town Square is completely...
Squares Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Staronová synagóga
Dating from the mid-13th century, this is the...
Religious Sites Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
 
Starý královský palác
A jumble of styles and add-ons from different...
Castles / Palaces Prazsky Hrad (Prague Castle)
 
Starý židovský hřbitov
An unforgettable sight, this cemetery is where...
Cemeteries Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
 
Statue of St. Wenceslas
Josef Václav Myslbek's impressive equestrian...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Nove Mesto
 
Stavovské divadlo
Built in the 1780s in the classical style, this...
Arts / Performance Venues Stare Mesto (Old Town)
 
Šternberský palác
The 18th-century Šternberský palác houses the...
Museums / Galleries Hradcany (Castle Area)
 
Strahovský klášter
Founded by the Premonstratensian order in 1140,...
Religious Sites Hradcany (Castle Area)
 
Tančící dům
This whimsical building, one of Prague's most...
Architectural Sites Nove Mesto
 
Třetí nádvoří
The contrast between the cool, dark interior of...
Squares Prazsky Hrad (Prague Castle)
 
Trojský zámek
Built in the late 17th century for the Czech...
Architectural Sites Troja
 
Uměleckoprůmyslové museum v Praze
In a custom-built art nouveau building from 1897,...
Museums / Galleries Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
 
Václavské náměstí
This "square"—more of a rectangle,...
Squares Nove Mesto
 
Valdštejnska Zahrada
With its idiosyncratic high-walled gardens and...
Gardens / Arboretums Mala Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Veletržní palác
The National Gallery's collection, "Art of 19th,...
Museums / Galleries Holesovice
 
Velkopřevorské náměstí
This square is south and slightly west of the...
Squares Mala Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Vojanovy sady
Once the gardens of the Monastery of the...
Parks Mala Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Vrtbovská zahrada
An unobtrusive door on noisy Karmelitská hides...
Gardens / Arboretums Mala Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Vyšehrad Citadel
Bedřich Smetana's symphonic poem Vyšehrad opens...
Archaeological Sites Nove Mesto (New Town) and Vysehrad
 
Zahrady pod Pražským hradem
A break in the houses along Valdštejnská ulice...
Gardens / Arboretums Mala Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Židovská radnice
The hall was the creation of Mordechai Maisel, an...
Architectural Sites Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
 
Žižkov TV Tower
Looking like a freakish, futuristic rocket...
Architectural Sites zizkov
 
Zlatá ulička
A jumbled collection of tiny, ancient, brightly...
Neighborhoods / Streets Prazsky Hrad (Prague Castle)
 
Zoologická zahrada v Praze
Flora, fauna, and fresh air are the main things...
Zoos / Aquariums Troja

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