Best of Prague

Estates Theater

A favorite of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the acclaimed Estates Theater with its signature green and cream facade sits just between Wenceslas Square and Old Town Square and is adjacent to the Karolinum, directly in the center of Prague. One of Europe’s most charming and elegant venues, the Estates Theater was built to enhance the beauty and artistic c...

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Rudolfinum

Located on the banks of the Vltava River, with a lovely view of Prague Castle, sits the stately neo Renaissance Rudolfinum Concert Hall, home to the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. Second only to the National Theater, the Rudolfinum is one of the most prized and important neo Renaissance structures in Prague. Named in honor of the Crown Prince Rudolf...

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Lesser Town Bridge Tower

On the western end of the Charles Bridge there are two towers – the older and smaller is the so-called Judith Tower, while the Lesser Town Bridge Tower that was built on the site of a Romanesque tower in 1464 presents the youngest part of the bridge. The Lesser Town Bridge Tower was completed under the reign of George of Poděbrady and its model was...

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Old Town Square

Old Town Square, which used to be called Market Place centuries ago, belongs among the most famous and oldest squares in Prague. The square is dominated by the Old Town City Hall, a fascinating structure that was built in 1338, and is decidedly most famous for being home to Prague's Astronomical Clock. The astronomical clock, complete with a chrono...

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Astronomical Clock

If you had to label what Prague is most famous for, the honor would more than likely go to the famous Astronomical Clock on the facade of the Old Town City Hall on Old Town Square. The astronomical clock, which is complete with a chronometer and zodiac was built in the 15th century and is still working – making it a marvel that is surely worth seei...

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Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge, which connects the left and right embankments of the Vltava River, is the oldest bridge in Prague. Every day many tourists and locals cross and admire this gorgeous architectural gem. Charles IV lay the main stone of this bridge on July 9th 1357 at 5:31 a.m. on the recommendation of royal astronomers who felt the date and time were...

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St. Nicolas Church

The Church of St. Nicholas is one of the most distinct landmarks in the city and one of the most precious examples of Baroque architecture north of the Alps. Architect Christoph Dientzenhofer began work on the church in 1704 and his son Killian Ignaz Dientzenhofer and son-in-law Anselmo Lurago completed the construction in 1755. When looking at the...

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Church of our Lady Before Tyn

The Gothic spires of the mid 14th century Church of Our Lady Before Týn are a symbol for all that is magnificent and magical about Prague. One of the signature landmarks in Prague's Old Town the church originally belonged to the followers of Jan Hus (whose statue stands in Old Town Square), but was reclaimed by the Counter-Reformation. The golden M...

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Municipal House

The Municipal House is one of the most famous Art Nouveau buildings in Prague, where the history of the Czech nation was written. This majestic national cultural monument stands right next to the Powder Tower where the Royal Mile begins. The Municipal House was built between 1905-1911 on the grounds of a former Royal Court Palace and houses a spect...

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Vrtba Garden

Vrtba Garden lies on Petřín Hill overlooking Lesser Town, offering a peaceful respite in the middle of the busy city. This Italian style terraced garden is one of the most beautiful Baroque gardens in Central Europe and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Here you will definitely find desired peace in the middle of the busy town. Vrtba Garden was buil...

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