The Czech Republic’s capital of Prague is a stunning city which has a tremendous amount of fascinating architecture on offer. Feel like you’re in a fairytale with a short break to Prague as you explore all that this enchanting city has to offer. From its Old Town Square to bright baroque buildings, Prague city breaks create a homely atmosphere that you can truly cherish. Walk around the city admiring the Gothic churches and medieval influenced architecture as you soak up the rich culture and history that is on display.
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Most popular hotels in Prague
Prague Centre Plaza
Botanique Hotel Prague
Three Crowns Hotel Prague
Green Garden Hotel
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- Time Zone: GMT +
- Average flight time: 2h 25m
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Top attractions in Prague
There are a number of things to see and do in Prague, especially when it comes to architecture. Lovely castles, bridges and squares are all part of the highlights in the Czech capital. Walk around the city to fully immerse yourself in the sights and views that Prague has to offer as well as capturing the essence and atmosphere of the city.
- Prague Castle – 9th century castle complex which features a range of beautiful architectural styles like the Gothic, Roman and 20th century.
- Charles Bridge – The most famous bridge in Prague links the old and new towns of the capital.
- Old Town – A lively hub full of tourist attractions and the typical style of Prague.
- Prague Astronomical Clock – A 600-year old medieval clock displays on the city wall. When the clock strikes, the twelve apostles are shown.
- Lennon Wall – A wall which has been around since the communist days, full of graffiti. Inspired by Lennon, there are often politically motivated art and messages on the wall.
Eating out in Prague
Trying the local cuisine is a great way to unveil Prague’s culture. With loads of tasty bites up for grabs, who wouldn’t want to try some of the amazing foods the city has to offer. Trdelnik can be found in food vendors dotted around Prague. They’re also known as chimney cakes as it consists of dough which is rolled around a stick. The dough is then cooked over a flame and then dusted with sugar and walnuts to give its distinct taste. Prague also has a lot of warm, homely stews and dishes consisting of meat like Svickova which can be found in city center restaurants.
Culture and history
Prague’s culture and history are offered in bucket loads and a simple walk around the city will reveal it. The city’s Old Town is home to differently styled buildings originating from various time periods. From Baroque and medieval to the Gothic, you can find it all in Prague. The Czech capital has long been a political, cultural and economic hub in Central Europe, as a result, this is reflected throughout the city, indicating the cultural powerhouse that Prague is. Most importantly, Prague is a foundation for many up and coming artists belonging to different art forms. Music, art or dance, performers are welcome here and have a basis on which to build their art form.
Nightlife in Prague
Looking for a fun night out during your Prague city break? You’re in luck. There are two sides to Prague when the night falls, so whether you’re looking for a lively night out or a more laid-back vibe, you’ll have a great time. Traditional beer halls and live music venues offer the more cosy, relaxed nights out, whereas you might want to head to one of Prague’s nightclubs to party the night away. Check out what the Old Town has to offer for your night out. In the square you’ll find the M1 Lounge or even MeetFactory which is a live music venue. Traditional pubs and beer halls can be found throughout the city, mainly in the center of Prague.
Shopping in Prague
If you’re a shopaholic, a Prague city break is calling your name. Prague’s Old Town is home to wonderful little stalls and a marketplace which sell charming trinkets and souvenirs. Perfect for finding the perfect pieces to take back home for family and friends. Prague also has many boutique stores dotted around the city, so it’s easy to pick up some designer wear or at least window shop your way around the capital. Small shops and markets sell antique items, wooden ornaments and herbal soaps which will be reminiscent of your Prague holiday.
Prague city breaks
All in all, Prague city breaks are a wonderful quick trip away. Whether travelling as a family, couple or a group of friends, there are so many things to enjoy in the city. History buffs and architectural lovers will particularly have a fantastic time. But, Prague is one of those cities that anyone can fall in love with for a number of different reasons. If Prague has tickled your fancy, don’t hesitate! Find the perfect deal for you by checking out our last minute deals and cheap holidays.