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  • Chrám svatého Víta

    1. Chrám svatého Víta

    Pražský Hrad | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    With its graceful, soaring towers, this Gothic cathedral—among the most beautiful in Europe—is the spiritual heart of Prague Castle and of the...Read More

    Chrám svatého Víta
  • Karlův most

    2. Karlův most

    Staré Mesto | Building/Architectural Site

    This is Prague's signature monument, and worth the denomination. The view from the foot of the bridge on the Old Town side, encompassing the...Read More

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  • Staroměstská radnice

    3. Staroměstská radnice

    Staré Mesto | Building/Architectural Site

    This is a center of Prague life for tourists and locals alike. Hundreds of visitors gravitate here throughout the day to see the hour struck...Read More

    Staroměstská radnice
  • Staroměstské náměstí

    4. Staroměstské náměstí

    Staré Mesto | Plaza/Square/Piazza

    The hype about Old Town Square is completely justified. Picture a perimeter of colorful baroque houses contrasting with the sweeping old-Gothic...Read More

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  • Starý židovský hřbitov

    5. Starý židovský hřbitov

    Josefov | Cemetery

    An unforgettable sight, this cemetery is where all Jews living in Prague from the 15th century to 1787 were laid to rest. The lack of any space...Read More

    Starý židovský hřbitov
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  • Tančící dům

    6. Tančící dům

    Nové Mesto | Building/Architectural Site

    This whimsical building, one of Prague's most popular, came to life in 1996 as a team effort from architect Frank Gehry (of Guggenheim Bilbao...Read More

    Tančící dům
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  • 7. Veletržní palác

    Holešovice | Museum/Gallery

    The National Gallery's collection, Art of 19th, 20th, and 21st Centuries, remains the keystone of the city's visual-arts scene that it has...Read More

  • 8. Bazilika svatého Jiří

    Pražský Hrad | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Inside, this church looks more or less as it did in the 12th century; it's the best-preserved Romanesque relic in the country. The effect is...Read More

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  • 9. Betlémská kaple

    Staré Mesto | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The original church was built at the end of the 14th century, and the Czech religious reformer Jan Hus was a regular preacher here from 1402...Read More

  • 10. Botanická zahrada

    Troja | Garden/Arboretum

    Not far from Prague Zoo, the public garden has a path that first takes you through a semidesert environment, then through a tunnel beneath a...Read More

  • 11. Celetná ulice

    Staré Mesto | Neighborhood/Street

    This is the main thoroughfare, which connects Old Town Square and Náměstí Republiky; it's packed day and (most of the) night. Many of the street...Read More

  • 12. Chrám svatého Mikuláše

    Malá Strana | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    With its dynamic curves, this church is arguably the purest and most ambitious example of high baroque in Prague. The celebrated architect Christoph...Read More

  • 13. Clam-Gallas palác

    Staré Mesto | Museum/Gallery

    The work of Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, the famed Viennese baroque virtuoso of the day, is showcased in this earth-tone palace. Construction...Read More

  • 14. Clementinum

    Staré Mesto | Library/Archive

    The origins of this massive complex—now part of the university—date back to the 12th and 13th centuries, but it's best known as the stronghold...Read More

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  • 15. Cubist houses

    Vyšehrad | Neighborhood/Street

    Bordered to the north by Nové Město and to the south by Nusle, Vyšehrad is mostly visited for its citadel high above the river on a rocky outcropping...Read More

  • 16. Druhé nádvoří

    Pražský Hrad | Plaza/Square/Piazza

    Except for the view of the spires of St. Vitus's Cathedral, the exterior courtyard offers little for the eye to feast on. Empress Maria Theresa...Read More

  • 17. Dům U černé Matky boží

    Staré Mesto | Building/Architectural Site

    In the second decade of the 20th century, young Czech architects boldly applied cubism's radical reworking of visual space to architecture and...Read More

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  • 18. Franz Kafka Museum

    Malá Strana | Museum/Gallery

    The great early-20th-century Jewish author Kafka wasn't considered Czech and he wrote in German, but he lived in Prague nearly his entire short...Read More

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  • 19. Informační středisko

    Pražský Hrad | Information Center

    This is the place to come for entrance tickets, guided tours, audio guides with headphones, and tickets to cultural events held at the castle...Read More

  • Jan Hus monument

    20. Jan Hus monument

    Staré Mesto | Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)

    Few memorials in Prague elicited as much controversy as this one, dedicated in July 1915, exactly 500 years after Hus was burned at the stake...Read More

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