Prague is one of Europe’s most magical cities, one that offers so much to see and explore. The sprawling Czech capital has a rich history that can be explored in every inch and stone from the Prague Castle to the top of the Soviet-era television tower. With my recommendations for the best places in Prague, you can dine among the red rooftops, climb to the highest points in the city, or take a trip to a nearby town to discover a taste of the provincial life.
Aria Hotel for a central city location with free access to a beautiful garden.
Mosaic House for a clean and affordable hostel experience.
Questenberk for a boutique hotel experience in a peaceful part of the city
Hotel Sax for a quirky stay in a very unique hotel.
Coda Restaurant for impeccable views that will make you feel part of the skyline.
Restaurant Peklo for a one-of-a-kind meal to be enjoyed in the old wine cellars of a monastery.
U Maleho Glena for an affordable satisfying meal accompanied by live music.
Be Bop Lobby Bar for art deco vibes and an extensive cocktail menu.
Prague Castle to explore the grounds and see the majestic icon up close.
Charles Bridge to check out the action, art, and stunning views.
Vyserhad Fort to gain a new perspective of Prague.
John Lennon Wall to take a selfie and appreciate Prague’s more recent history.
Jewish Museum to discover a different perspective of Prague’s multicultural history.
Top of the TV Tower to see it all from up above.
Strahov Monastery to discover a less-visited part of the city.
Day Trip to Kutna Hora to experience a taste of Czech life outside the city and discover some hidden wonders.
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Jamie Ditaranto is a writer and photographer who is always looking for her next adventure. Follow her on Twitter @jamieditaranto.
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