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The Best Things To Do In Prague
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02/07/19


The Best Things To Do In Prague

Ah Prague.

‘The city of 100 spires.’

Although really the number is much higher. Nearer 1,000 in fact. Rising up from ancient castles and huge gothic cathedrals, which in turn sit alongside winding rivers, leafy beer gardens, riverside farmer markets, outdoor cinemas and much, much more.

Find out what not to miss below.


VISIT PRAGUE CASTLE

The largest ancient castle in the world.

THEN STOP OFF AT NEARBY ST. VITUS CATHEDRAL

To marvel at its stunning stain glass windows.

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Image: St. Vitus Cathedral | Anthony Delaniox

ENJOY LUNCH AT KUCHYN

Or dinner. Followed by cocktails at Schody Home Bar.

WALK AROUND THE OLD TOWN SQUARE

Where you’ll also find the famous Astronomical Clock.

TAKE A STROLL ACROSS THE COBBLED CHARLES BRIDGE

Counting all thirty of its Baroque-style statues along the way.

SINK A CZECH BEER AT LETNA BEER GARDEN

If you can get there for sunset even better.

Letna Beer Garden Prague
Image: Letna Beer Garden

CATCH AN OUTDOOR FILM IN THE COURTYARD OF AN ABANDONED ARMY BARRACKS

Or have a whizz around their pop-up ice rink come winter. (Find out more.)

BECOME AN EXPERT IN AUTRO-HUNGARIAN WINES

No question’s a stupid question among Vetlin’s expert staff.

TUCK IN TO TRADITIONAL CZECH CUISINE AT LÓKAL

Pickled cheeses and beef shin goulash.

TAKE A BREAK FROM BEER WITH COCKTAILS AT HEMINGWAY

Also known for their major rum collection and penchant for absinthe. (Reservations required.)

Hemingway Bar Prague
Image: Hemingway Bar 

SINK YOUR TEETH INTO SOME PULLED PORK KNUCKLE AT KRO KITCHEN

A bookshop turned bistro also known for their ferments.

WATCH AN ARTHOUSE MOVIE FROM THE COMFORT OF A DECK CHAIR

Or in a plush velvet fat boy. Or a full-size car. (Find out more.)

TAKE A STROLL ALONG THE VLTAVA RIVER

Or rent a row boat and ride right down the middle.

FEAST ON TRADITIONAL DELICACIES AT A RIVERSIDE FARMER’S MARKET

Open every Saturday, 8am-2pm.


Image: Trdelník

TREAT YOURSELF TO A TRDELNÍK

There’s plenty of street stalls around the city, otherwise Creperie U Katejanais is said to serve the best.

DRINK BESPOKE COCKTAILS IN A SECRET SUBTERRANEAN BAR 

If you get lost, look for the horses. (Find out more.)

CLIMB 299 STEPS TO PETRIN HILL

Also known as lover’s hill, boasting its very own Eiffel Tower.

PICNIC ON KAMPA ISLAND

Keeping an eye out for its illuminous yellow penguins.

Kampa Island_Keith Dixon
Image: Kampa Island | Keith Dixon 

EAT BRUNCH IN A CONVERTED FABRIC FACTORY

Everything from freshly baked buns to scrambled eggs and salmon with pickled vegetables and sweet curd cheese. (Find out more.)

VISIT THE FORMER JEWISH GHETTO

Including all six of its synagogues.

THEN PAY YOUR RESPECTS AT THE GRAVE OF FRANZ KAFKA

The Jewish Czech novelist best known for The Metamorphosis.

SPLASH OUT ON A MEAL AT MICHELIN-STARRED FIELD

Offering locally-sourced Scandinavian food worth every penny.

Field Prague
Image: Field

LEARN ABOUT THE CZECH COMMUNIST PERIOD

Visit old state security holding cells, a former secret police building, and an old nuclear bunker.

GRAB A BEER AND SOME STREET FOOD AT MANIFESTO MARKET

All of the dishes have been designed to pair with local brews.

HANG OUT WITH THE COOL KIDS AT VNITROBLOCK 

A warehouse turned coffee shop, dance studio, cinema, and more.

BROWSE THE BOUTIQUES ON VEVERKOVA STREET

Fuelled by breakfast at Bistro 8.

Bistro 8 Prague
Image: Bistro 8 

SEE A SHOW AT JATKA78

A former slaughterhouse turned theatre showcasing contemporary circus, dance, and puppetry.

 

Main image: Dmitry Goykolov 


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