As a traditional Czech restaurant based in the center of Prague our customers usually ask us about the most important places to visit. That’s why we have put down 6 must-see places that you should not miss while in our city. Eager to explore the beauty of Prague, the Mother of Cities? Read on and find out more!
An excellent way of getting to know all these wonderful sights is taking a Prague tour around the city. For that we can wholeheartedly recommend 100 Spires City Tours, a company that is run by young local licensed guides. Not only will you be able to explore all the must-sees of the beautiful city of Prague, but also discover its hidden gems, get recommendations on cultural activities and much more. Are you ready to embark on an adventure through the history? Their Prague Free Tour starts every day at 10am and 3pm from the Powder Tower (Prasna brana) and you will recognize your guide very easily – he has a big red umbrella with a „100“ written on it.
Powder Tower - Once a storage of gun powder and a starting point of the Royal way, it is located next to the Municipal House. The Royal way used to be a path that the future kings and queens had to take before their coronation, from the Powder Tower to the Prague Castle. In case you would like to enjoy views of Prague from above, you can take the stairs that the tower has inside and go all the way up to the top.
Old Town Square is one of the main squares in Prague, where you will be surrounded by different styles of architecture and its wonderful colors, galleries, churches, monuments – you will definitely be overwhelmed! Do not miss the iconic Astronomical Clock and its spectacle of the twelve Apostles that you can witness every hour on the hour from 9 am to 11 pm.
Jewish Town - The best way to reach the Jewish Town is to take the Paris Street (Parizska) from the Old Town Square, which is one of the most expensive streets in the Czech Republic. You’ll be surrounded by expensive fashion brands all around. In the Jewish Quarter, you can visit the Old New Synagogue, where the famous Golem is locked, Maisel Synagogue, the Old Jewish Cemetery, Pinkas Synagogue, and others, all of them are included in the same ticket. You will learn that Jewish communities have been living in Prague for hundreds of years and have always been a crucial part of the history of Prague.
Charles Bridge is a medieval bridge and also one of the must-see attractions in Prague. It was built by the Czech king Charles IV, whose name you will hear everywhere in Prague. While crossing the bridge you can admire the beautiful views of the Prague castle, the banks of Vltava river, Petrin Tower and different statues of catholic saints. One of the most important sculptures is the Statue of St. John of Nepomuk – don’t forget to touch the reliefs under his statue and make a wish as you cross to the other side!
Kampa island is a green oasis for locals and tourists alike offering a place to relax and disconnect from the busy city centre. Make sure you look for the famous babies sculptures made by the Czech artist David Cerny. Fun fact: The same babies sculptures are currently placed on the Zizkov TV Tower, the tallest building in Prague.
John Lennon Wall - This Wall is a symbol of Free Speech and the place where people are allowed to express their opinions by writing them down on this wall. Named after an iconic musician, John Lennon Wall was created in the 1980's as a part of an anti-communist movement. The protest and social unrest at that time culminated in the Velvet Revolution that took place in November 1989.
What is a „free tour“? It is a type of tour in which you get to decide on the price of your choice at the end of the whole tour and only after you have expperienced its quality. The free tour lasts 2 h 45 min with a short break in the middle.