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Name Category Location
 
Bazilika svatého Jiří
Inside, this church looks more or less as it did in the 12th century...
Religious Sites Pražský Hrad (Prague Castle)
 
Botanická zahrada
Not far from Prague Zoo, the public garden has a path that first...
Gardens / Arboretums Troja
 
Café au Gourmand
Just outside of Old Town Square on Dlouhá Street, Café au Gourmand...
Staré Město (Old Town)
 
Café Fresco
If you're worn out after the long uphill climb to the bluff...
Nové Město
 
Chrám svatého Mikuláše
With its dynamic curves, this church is arguably the purest and...
Religious Sites Malá Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Chrám svatého Víta
With its graceful, soaring towers, this Gothic cathedral—among...
Religious Sites Pražský Hrad (Prague Castle)
 
Clementinum
The origins of this massive complex—now part of the university—date...
Libraries Staré Město (Old Town)
 
Cubist houses
Bordered to the north by Nové Město and to the south by Nusle...
Neighborhoods / Streets Nové Město (New Town) and Vyšehrad
 
Druhé nádvoří
Except for the view of the spires of St. Vitus's Cathedral, the...
Squares Pražský Hrad (Prague Castle)
 
Dům U černé Matky boží
In the second decade of the 20th century, young Czech architects...
Architectural Sites Staré Město (Old Town)
 
Franz Kafka Museum
The great early-20th-century Jewish author Kafka wasn't Czech...
Museums / Galleries Malá Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Hotel Paříž
Head around the corner from Obecní dům to the café at the Hotel...
Staré Město (Old Town)
 
Hotel U Prince
With an entrance diagonally opposite the astronomical clock...
Staré Město (Old Town)
 
Hradčanské náměstí
With its fabulous mixture of baroque and Renaissance houses...
Squares Hradčany (Castle Area)
 
Jan Hus monument
Few memorials in Prague elicited as much controversy as this...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Staré Město (Old Town)
 
Kampa
Prague's largest "island" is cut off from the "mainland" by the...
Neighborhoods / Streets Malá Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Karlovo náměstí
This square began life as a cattle market, a function chosen...
Squares Nové Město
 
Karlův most
This is Prague's signature monument, and worth the denomination...
Architectural Sites Malá Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Klausová synagóga
This baroque synagogue displays objects from Czech Jewish traditions...
Religious Sites Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
 
Kostel Matky Boží před Týnem
The twin-spired Týn Church is an Old Town Square landmark and...
Religious Sites Staré Město (Old Town)
 
Kostel Nejsvětějšího Srdce Páně
If you've had your fill of Romanesque, Gothic, and baroque, this...
Religious Sites Vinohrady
 
Kostel Panny Marie vítězné
This aging, well-appointed church on the Lesser Quarter's main...
Religious Sites Malá Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Královská zahrada
This peaceful swath of greenery affords lovely views of St. Vitus's...
Parks Pražský Hrad (Prague Castle)
 
Křížikova fontána
Originally built for the Jubilee Industrial Exhibition of 1891...
Fountains Holešovice
 
Les Moules
Crave a culinary change from constant meat and potatoes? Try...
Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
 
Letenské sady
Come to this large, shady park for an unforgettable view of Prague's...
Parks Letná
 
Lobkovický palác
Greatly benefiting from a recent renovation, this palace is a...
Museums / Galleries Pražský Hrad (Prague Castle)
 
Lobkowicz Palace Café
Break for a coffee, pastry, or even lunch and enjoy one of the...
Pražský Hrad (Prague Castle)
 
Maiselova synagóga
The history of Czech Jews from the 10th to the 18th century is...
Religious Sites Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
 
Malostranské náměstí
Another one of the many classic examples of Prague's charm, this...
Squares Malá Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Mucha Museum
For decades it was almost impossible to find an Alfons Mucha...
Museums / Galleries Nové Město
 
Museum Kampa
The spotlighted jewel on Kampa Island is a remodeled flour mill...
Museums / Galleries Malá Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Muzeum Antonína Dvořáka
The stately baroque red-and-yellow villa housing this museum...
Museums / Galleries Nové Město
 
Na příkopě
The name means "At the Moat" and harks back to the time when...
Neighborhoods / Streets Staré Město (Old Town)
 
Národní divadlo
Statues representing Drama and Opera rise above the riverfront...
Arts / Performance Venues Nové Město
 
National Memorial on Vítkov Hill
Vítkov Hill, one of the highest points in the city, is topped...
Museums / Galleries Žižkov
 
Nerudova ulice
This steep street used to be the last leg of the "Royal Way,"...
Neighborhoods / Streets Malá Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Obecní dům
The city's art nouveau showpiece still fills the role it had...
Arts / Performance Venues, Architectural Sites Staré Město (Old Town)
 
Palác Kinských
This exuberant building, built in 1765 from Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer's...
Museums / Galleries Staré Město (Old Town)
 
Petřínské sady
For a superb view of the city—from a slightly more solitary perch—the...
Parks Malá Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Pinkasova synagóga
Here you'll find two moving testimonies to the appalling crimes...
Religious Sites Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
 
Pivovarksy Dům
Parched from your circuit of the square? Walk up Ječná Street...
Nové Město
 
Prašná brána
Once used as storage space for gunpowder, this dark, imposing...
Viewpoints Staré Město (Old Town)
 
Rudolfinum
This 19th-century neo-Renaissance monument has some of the cleanest...
Arts / Performance Venues Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
 
Schwarzenberský palác
A boxy palace with an extravagant façade, this space is now home...
Museums / Galleries Hradčany (Castle Area)
 
Staroměstská radnice
This is a center of Prague life for tourists and locals alike...
Architectural Sites Staré Město (Old Town)
 
Staroměstské náměstí
The hype about Old Town Square is completely justified. Picture...
Squares Staré Město (Old Town)
 
Staronová synagóga
Dating from the mid-13th century, this is the oldest functioning...
Religious Sites Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
 
Starý královský palác
A jumble of styles and add-ons from different eras are gathered...
Castles / Palaces Pražský Hrad (Prague Castle)
 
Starý židovský hřbitov
An unforgettable sight, this cemetery is where all Jews living...
Cemeteries Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
 
Šternberský palác
The 18th-century Šternberský palác houses the National Gallery's...
Museums / Galleries Hradčany (Castle Area)
 
Tančící dům
This whimsical building, one of Prague's most popular, came to...
Architectural Sites Nové Město
 
Uměleckoprůmyslové museum v Praze
In a custom-built art nouveau building from 1897, this wonderfully...
Museums / Galleries Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
 
Václavské náměstí
This "square"—more of a rectangle, actually—was first laid out...
Squares Nové Město
 
Valdštejnska Zahrada
With its idiosyncratic high-walled gardens and superb, vaulted...
Gardens / Arboretums Malá Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Veletržní palác
The National Gallery's collection, "Art of 19th, 20th, and 21st...
Museums / Galleries Holešovice
 
Vrtbovská zahrada
An unobtrusive door on noisy Karmelitská hides the entranceway...
Gardens / Arboretums Malá Strana (Lesser Quarter)
 
Vyšehrad Citadel
Bedřich Smetana's symphonic poem Vyšehrad opens with four bardic...
Archaeological Sites Nové Město (New Town) and Vyšehrad
 
Zlatá ulička
A jumbled collection of tiny, ancient, brightly colored houses...
Neighborhoods / Streets Pražský Hrad (Prague Castle)
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