Sights & Monuments

  • Here we have created a list of important sights and monuments that are, according to us, important to see or visit.
  • In our opinion, the best way to explore the town with all these sights on the way is with a private hired local guide.
  • A private guide can discuss with you all topics in details and coherently and therefore you will be able to acquire a profound insight and feeling of the town.

 
Known as City of a Hundred Spires or Mother of Cities Prague (Praha in Czech) is a real pearl among other cities in Europe.

The historical centre consists of four former medieval towns with hundreds of narrow medieval streets and corners waiting to be discovered.

We can assure you, whereever your steps take you there you will find something worthy to see.

Catedral of St. Vitus

This pearl of gothic architecture is situated in the middle of Prague Castle. It is the biggest and the most important cathedral of our country. Founded in 14. th century by Charles the IV in a very impressive gothic architecture.
It is also a burial place of St. Venceslas, Czech kings and nobility.
http://www.hrad.cz/en/prague-castle/prague-castle-tourist-information/visit-of-prague-tle.shtml
In our tours: The Ultimate tour, the Grand tour, Prague Castle tour.

Prague Castle

A dominant of Prague. Formerly seat of Czech kings, nowdays a seat of Czech presidents. The biggest still functional castle in the world together with its royal garden is definitely a place to visit. St. Vitus catedral , Old Royal palace and a pictureque Golden lane is a must!
http://www.hrad.cz/en/prague-castle/prague-castle-tourist-information/visit-of-prague-castle.shtml
In our tour: Castle tour.

Old Town Square

The centre of the town. There is nothing more historical than this square which is lined with historical buildings all around.

We are sure that you will spend most of your time on this square of a medieval layout or in the area of Old Town.

In our tours: The Ultimate tour, the Grand tour, the Architecture tour

Astronomical Clock

You can find one of the highlights of Prague in the middle of Old Town square. This medieval clock strikes every hour and you can admire a procession of Apostles coming around.
Hundreds of people gather every hour in front of the clock to see the performance.
http://utf.mff.cuni.cz/Relativity/orloj.htm
In our tours: The Ultimate tour, the Grand tour, the Architecture tour

Jewish Musem & Old New Synagogue

Situated in the centre of the former Jewish ghetto which is an area in the Old Town.
The most impressive part is Old Jewish cemetary, Pinkas synagogue with its memorial of victims of WWII. and the oldest synagogue in the middle of Europe – Old New synagogue. Spanish synagogue is striking too
www.kehilaprag.cz
In our tours: The Ultimate tour, the Prague Jewish Quarter tour.

Old Jewish cemetary

One of the places that is unforgetable. Hundreds and thousand of tobstones standing and lying still remind us of an inevitability of death the same as of 1000 year´s old history of Jewish culture in this region.
One of the top places to visit.
www.kehilaprag.cz
In our tours: The Ultimate tour, the Prague Jewish Quarter tour.

Municipal House

An unique example of Art Nouveau architecture in Prague. Inside, there is a traditional cafe, french restaurant, a typical Czech cuisine restaurant, a music hall and an exhibition place.
A lovely place to visit.
www.obecnidum.cz
In our tours: The Ultimate tour, the Grand tour, the Architecture tour.

Powder Tower

Right next to Municipal house. A part of the former wall separating Old Town from New Town. It used to be the main entrance to the town from the south.

For years used as a starting point of the Royal Route of Czech kings. A simply splendid piece of gothic architecture.

In our tours: The Ultimate tour, the Grand tour, the Architecture tour.

Wenceslas Square

It is the center of New Town. Looks like boullevards in Paris. Dominated by National Museum on its top with a statue of St. Wenceslas on a horse. Yes, the same Good King Wenceslas from your Christmas carrol songs!

This is a place where Czech people come together in times of needs and where everything important starts.

In our tours: The Ultimate tour, the Grand tour, the Architecture tour.

Charles Bridge

Undoubtebly a highlight number one in Prague. Coming across this medieval stone bridge will be a wonderful experience.
Full of people and stalls with souvenirs and paintings during a day and a very quiet place early in the morning definitely deserves your attention
In our tours: The Ultimate tour, the Grand tour, the Architecture tour.

St. Nicolas Church

One of the most beautiful baroque churches in Prague. Built by Jesuits it is the biggest church in Prague and the main parish church of Little town.
If you would like to know what baroque architecture is all about this is the place to visit.
In our tours: The Architecture tour, The Ultimate tour, the Grand tour.

Loreto

An another important pilgrimage site. Inside there is a copy of Santa Casa which is a copy of a house where archangel Gabriel appeared first to St. Mary to announce her of the birth of Christ.
In our tours: The Ultimate tour and on request.

Strahov Monastery

Strahov means ´overlooking´ in old Czech language. It is situated on the very top of Prague and displays the oldest libraries in Bohemia.
From here you can enjoy a magnificent view all over Prague.
In our tours: The Ultimate tour and on request.

Kampa Island

It is an island in Little town area. Sometimes it is also called Prague Little Venice as there are houses raising straight up from channels of water the same like in Venice.
John Lennon´s wall is situated nearby. A charming place.
In our tours: The Ultimate tour and on request.

Golden Lane

A picturesque lane of very tiny houses standing close to each other is situated in Prague Castle area.
Connected with magical stories welcomes tousands of visitors every year. One of the places that aren´t easy to forget.
In our tours: The Ultimate tour, the Prague Castle tour.

Belveder

Situated in Royal gardens of Prague Castle. In the past used as a summer or pleasure palace to spend hot summers inside. It is said to be the best example of renaissance architecture north of Alps.
In our tours: The Prague Castle tour, The Ultimate tour and on request.

Church of Infant of Prague

Not far away from St. Nicolas church. It is an important pilgrimage site for Catholic people from all over the world. In its centre there is a wax statue of Infant of Prague.
Visited especially by people from Spanish speaking coutries who come here to pray and to show respect.
In our tours: The Ultimate tour and on request.

Dancing House

A great example of modern architecture in Prague. Built and designed by an Canadian architect Frank Gehry. It is also called Ginger and Fred as it evokes man and woman dancing together.
In our tours: The Architecture tour and on request.

Vyšehrad

Vyšehrad can be translated as „High Castle“. Standing on the right bank of the river a little away from the historical centre is now a reminder of the past. Left and abandoned a long time ago cannot compare with Prague Castle.
A favourite place for Czech people to have a walk on Sundays.
In our tours: on request.
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