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Welcome to this weeks edition of the Sunday Spotlight – Things to do in Prague.
This series is a collaboration of travel tips and stories shared by other bloggers and travelers around the web.
We hope these tips and stories will inform and inspire you to visit Prague. If you have already been to Prague, please share a tip in the comments down below!
Travel in Prague Essentials
Beyond the requisites of the Charles Bridge, Prague Castle and Old Town Square — worthy destinations in their own rights — there’s a wealth of spectacular sights, quirky attractions and vibrant neighborhoods to discover in the Golden City.
The bohemian city of Prague, with its skyline of gothic spires and narrow cobbled streets, is perfect for a romantic city break. It also offers many cultural hotspots, including Kafka’s house and the Mozart Museum.
Travel Massive asked Prague expat and foodie Shannon Maroney for tips to discover “the best of Prague” from a local. Here are the best things to see, do, and eat in the golden city.
As Prague has stepped further out of the shadows of Communism and welcomed more visitors, the tourist infrastructure has grown and now it’s easier than ever to explore the City of a Hundred Spires. If you’re thinking about a trip to Prague, here’s what you need to know.
Prague is a city with a rich history and culture, so with some good research and plenty of time, you should find many less touristy things to do.
Clubs and pubs not your thing? These nighttime outings give visitors a peek into what the locals are doing after dark as well as a taste of Prague’s quirkier cultural offerings.
You’re in Prague- you’ve seen the Astronomical Clock, the Castle, one cathedral too many, and everything else listed on your guidebook’s ‘Must Do’ list. There’s got to be more to the European capital of quirk- of course there is! That’s where we come in. We got our mitts on, did all the grubby work for you, and narrowed our Top 10 experiences in Prague:
Culture in Prague
- Prague’s Best Museums for Art & Culture
- Get Cultured: Prague – A Local Guide to the City’s Best Restaurants, Bars and Galleries
- Christmas Markets in Prague
- 7 Insider Tips For Visiting Prague
- 5 Places You Must Visit When In Prague
- Prague: 10 Things to Do
- Insider’s Prague: Tourist Traps to Avoid, What to Do, Where to Eat
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Nearby to Prague:
Traveling from Budapest to Prague brings you to two of Eastern Europe’s most enticing capitals, and the Eurail pass makes it easy. Both cities straddle great rivers, and both offer historical highlights from the medieval to the art nouveau.
Prague certainly is a wonderful city with countless things to do and see, but it is definitely not all that the Czech Republic has to offer. The entire country is full of quaint little towns and big bustling cities just waiting to be discovered, yet hardly visited by the average tourist.
I am on a mission to change this fact; I want to show you some of the towns outside of Prague that I was lucky enough to visit, and hope that you will want to do the same
Prague alone is brimming with history and quirky fun facts. The countryside and surrounding towns are equally beguiling. If you’re visiting Prague, allow yourself at least an extra day to explore more than just the capital city. You won’t be disappointed.
Quick visit to Prague
The more I explored this great city, the more the cultural nuance intrigued me and inspired me to dig deeper. Here are some of the sights and bites I enjoyed in the 24 hours I was there.
Prague – the Golden City of 100 Spires, as it is often called, has something magical. The city has an exemplary flair of Eastern Europe but is still unique. Simply a true cultural metropolis with a long history. Most of the important sights you can explore perfectly on a one-day trip by foot and that’s what we’re gonna do in this article.
So many new developments have appeared in Prague that you could spend an entire weekend visiting only those places that have opened in the past couple of years. See Prague Castle, Charles Bridge and all the other classic attractions. But finish out your stay with some of the vibrant newcomers.
there is a touristy side to the city, one full of clichés and tacky souvenir shops. This is where knowing what to do – and what to avoid – can help you get the most out of a short visit to Prague. Having lived in Prague for five years, we’re going to share our favourite places, activities and restaurants to enjoy the city in just a short 48 hours
Prague, although a fairly compact city, certainly has a lot to see. Thankfully, for anyone who’s planning a trip to this incredibly beautiful city, Deborah Lonergan from It’s about sixty…., is here to tell us the most efficient and enjoyable way to visit Prague in two days.
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Accommodation in Prague
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Save Money In Prague
Top tips for visiting Prague on a shoestring budget
The panoramic views of the diverse and unique architecture that runs alongside the river is stunning and an appropriate greeting to welcome you into what I found to be a fascinating and beautiful city. I was lucky enough to spend a weekend in the charming and historic capital city of the Czech Republic and as a result, would like to share with you some of my top tips to make the most of your visit to Prague.
It starts with the winding streets that lure you into the Old Town Square where on a sunny day I could have sat all day and people watched. From the Old Town you are lead out across Charles Bridge and up to the stunning Prague Castle that is a sight to see during the day let along at night from the bridge. Oh and let’s not forget they know how to make a beer here as well.
To put it simply Beautiful + Cheap = Prague
A weekend in Prague for under $100. If you’re planning to be in Europe, why not stop on by? You’ll be glad you did.
Traveling in Prague for under $30 a day isn’t as easy as it once was. In fact, is it still even possible to get a night’s lodging, three meals, transportation, and a day of sight-seeing in for under $30 US? Let’s find out.
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Food and drink in Prague
No stranger to lad getaways, stag dos and bachelor parties, Prague is a beer drinkers’ paradise full to bursting with pubs and bars that serve the finest beers in the Czech Republic.
From home-cooked staples and tempting street food to traditional baked sweets and beverages with a story, there are deep-rooted culinary traditions awaiting discovery around every nook and cranny of the beautiful Czech capital of Prague. To get you started, we’re passing along our list of the top ten foods and beverages to indulge in when visiting the Golden City.
Food tours are a great way to experience new cities. They provide a quick introduction to the city’s history, plus you’ll learn which restaurants are the best for the remainder of your stay
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Plan Your Trip to Prague
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