Whether you're a fan of history or architecture, Prague has a lot of attractions to offer. Walking through the Czech capital is like strolling through the pages of European history - only much more fun. History has been kind to the city, evident in the preserved magnificent structures that are architectural textbook versions of Romanesque, Renaissance, Baroque, Art Nouveau, Modern and more. Old Town, Lesser Town, New Town, Vyšehrad and other quarters in the capital city are woven through with stories as unique as Prague itself, and any lover of history, architecture, or culture will be splendidly overjoyed by the options of sights in Prague. Have a look at our comprehensive list of attractions in Prague and start planning your next Prague adventure!

 

Old Town

Old Town which was originally called Prague Town is the oldest and the most charming city neighborhood in Prague. This historic quarter started to be continuously inhabited from the 11th century already. Old Town is famous mainly thanks to the Old Town Square - It was there where many important political and cultural events that influenced Prague's...

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Lesser Quarter

If you are a fan of history and architecture, then Prague's Mala Strana is the place to be. Mala Strana, or Lesser Town as it is known, with its picturesque lanes and magnificent buildings belongs among the oldest and most beautiful city parts in Prague. Most buildings date back to the Baroque period in this area and were built after a devastating...

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Castle District

Prague Castle is fascinating, but don't overlook the surrounding area, known as Hradčany, or the Castle District. Here you will find abundant greenery, peace and quiet, and magnificent views of Prague. The first mention of Hradčany dates back to 1320 when on the area surrounding the castle a town with the same name was established. Hradčany is famo...

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New Town

Prague's New Town, which really isn't old at all as it dates back to 1348, plays host to a fascinating number of Prague sights. One could actually say that the real Prague exists in this area as the Old Town sometimes plays victim to the trade of tourism. This authentic and bustling area that was created by King Charles IV is more avant garde than...

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Vinohrady

Vinohrady, the former royal vineyards of Prague covers Prague 2, 3 and 10; the area was called the royal vineyards from 1867 to 1968. This gorgeous, mainly residential area is where you will find majority of the city's Art Nouveau architecture. The intricate, colorful facades are enough alone to warrant a visit to this area of Prague but as an extr...

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Holešovice

Holešovice is a former industrial area that has blossomed into Prague's center for the modern and contemporary art galleries and design showrooms scene in the last few years. Situated in the north of Prague, Holešovice takes up the majority of Prague 7 and features such gems as the National Gallery's completely underrated Veletržní palác and the in...

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Troja

Away from the hustle and bustle of Prague's center is the lush and tranquil Troja. This sleepy residential area is home to some of Prague's rather intriguing sights that prove to be fun for the whole family. Gentle green hills next to the winding Vltava River characterize this area of Prague, an area that is complete with bicycle paths along the Vl...

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