12 Exceptional Attractions in Prague [with Map]

Updated at  5. May 2024 from Gizem
12 Attraktionen in Prag

With its medieval architecture, rich history, and vibrant culture, it's no surprise that Prague is a popular destination for tourists from around the world. 

However, if you've already seen the classic sights like the Charles Bridge and the Prague Castle, you might be wondering what else this enchanting city has to offer.

Fear not, for we have compiled a list of 12 exceptional attractions in Prague that will take your breath away. From quirky museums to unique experiences, there is something for everyone on this list. 

So without further ado, let's dive in and discover what else there is to do in Prague!

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1. Beer Museum

A popular attraction, especially for young people, is the Czech Beer Museum in the heart of Prague. Although not a museum in the traditional sense, it offers visitors an insight into the special relationship between the Czech Republic and lager beer. In addition to learning about the production of beer and the country's more than 1,000 years of brewing, visitors also get the chance to taste various Czech beers. One highlight is filling and labeling one's own bottle.

2. Vltava Boat Tour

A Vltava cruise is one of the most popular attractions in Prague. During the cruise you can pass by numerous sights in the city in a very relaxed way and admire them from a completely different perspective. Families with children especially enjoy the highlights of the city without any stress. An ideal way to let the magic of Prague work its magic on you.

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3. City Tour

During a sightseeing tour of Prague, you can explore the golden city quite comfortably. Various tours are available: whether a ride on a historic streetcar, a hop-on/hop-off bus tour or in a classic panoramic bus, the tour will take you to the most popular sights in Prague.

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4. Prague City Hall Tower

One of the most visited attractions in Prague is the Gothic Town Hall Tower. The Old Town Hall's 70-meter tower offers a magnificent view of the Prague New Town.

On the south side of the tower there is also the famous Astronomical Clock, which attracts people from all over the world with its spectacle every hour on the hour. Although one should not expect too much from the spectacle of 12 apostles making their rounds, the Astronomical Clock with its figures is a popular photo spot.

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5. Petrin Hill Cable Car

Visitors will find several attractions on the 318-meter-high Petrin Hill. In addition to a unique view of Prague, there is also the 61-meter-high Petrin Observation Tower, which is modeled after the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Church of St. Lawrence from the Middle Ages, and has beautiful gardens.

The climb to the hill itself is also an experience, as you can get to Petrin Hill either on foot or by cable car.

6. Žižkov TV Tower

The Žižkov TV Tower, which proudly rises from the city district with the same name, is open to the public. With a height of 216 meters, it is one of the tallest buildings in the city and thus one of the popular viewpoints in Prague. In addition to the unique panorama from the observation deck at a height of 95 meters, there is also a restaurant at a height of 63 meters.

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7. Prague Zoo

With an area of 58 hectares, the Prague Zoo is the largest zoo in the Czech Republic. It is home to over 650 animal species, including endangered species.

The zoo is located in an idyllic area of the Troy district, which is crisscrossed by streams and water ways. This contributes significantly to the fact that the Prague Zoo is one of the most beautiful animal parks in the world. Especially worth seeing are the Indonesian Jungle, the Africa House, and the Valley of the Elephants.

8. Beer Bike

An unusual Prague attraction, which especially excites young people, is the Beer Bike. On this sightseeing tour, you cycle through the city together with friends on a Beer Bike, which usually has room for 15 people. While the guide and driver shows the group the sights in Prague, you get to enjoy famous Czech beer yourself and explore Prague at the same time.

9. Nightlife

Prague's nightlife is considered legendary for a reason. Prague's diverse and exuberant bar and club scene attracts countless tourists to the city every year. Whether exciting parties, bachelor parties, pub crawls, or a convivial evening in a beer garden, the party capital fulfills every nightlife wish. Especially popular for partying are the clubs and bars in Prague's Old Town.

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10. Classical Concerts

For a long time Prague was considered the center of classical music. And even today, classical concerts are one of Prague's most popular attractions. Not only the Czech national composer Smetana, famous for the play "The Vltava", but also the premieres of Mozart's operas, Don Giovanni and Figaro, made classical music popular in Prague. Several concert halls, churches, palaces, opera houses, and theaters offer classical concerts in a breathtaking setting.

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11. Dinner Cruise

On a dinner cruise, you can not only admire the Prague monuments from the water, but also enjoy culinary highlights at the same time. The cruise usually takes place in the evening and offers a magnificent panorama of the illuminated landmarks. The romantic setting is accompanied by soothing sounds. It is not without reason that a boat cruise dinner is considered the highlight of every Prague trip.

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12. Aquapalace Prague

Aquapalace Prague is the largest indoor water park in Central Europe. The sports and recreation complex is not only one of the most popular attractions in Prague for children, adults can also look forward to action, fun, and relaxation. While the little ones romp in the children's water playground with a pirate shipwreck, the grown-ups are offered pure relaxation in the sauna world and whirlpools.

Attractions, such as the turbo slides and the space bowl, on the other hand, provide an adrenaline rush. Due to the fact that the water park is covered, it is also a great attraction when it is rainy outside.


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