Located in Central Eastern Europe, a place where there are lots of beautiful and attractive European cities, Prague is considered to be one of the most popular tourist destinations. We can count many reasons why visitors choose to come to enjoy an impressive medieval experience in this lovely city. From historical sights and impressive architecture to a wide range of entertainment possibilities offered for tourists, Prague creates the perfect getaway this spring.
If you are planning to visit Prague this spring, there’s a lot of sights and attractions to see and explore in the capital of Czech Republic. Here’s an useful list with the best places to visit in your journey to Prague.
- Old Town Square is a must see attraction and one of the most significant squares situated in the historical part of Prague. Moreover, this point of interest is undoubtedly one of the most attractive and beautiful sights in Europe due to its amazing buildings and a great journey back in time, about 600 or 700 years. Once you arrived here, you don’t have to miss other notable monuments: Old Town Hall Tower, the Prague Astronomical Clock, St. Nicholas Church, House of the Stone Bell, Tyn Church or the Jan Hus statue located in the center of the Old Town Square. All these sights are a life proof for the history of Prague.
2. Charles Bridge is probably the main attraction for this city, because it offers a romantic view and fairy tale views of Prague Castle, the Vtlava river or other riversides places. Constructed by Charles IV, the bridge is one of the oldest in Europe and is 516 m long and built of sandstone blocks. No matter the time you go visiting it, Charles Bridge is also crowded with tourists, locals or street artists or musicians performing live songs.
3. Prague Castle is also among the principal sights visited by tourists, as it is the symbol for Czech Republic, as well as the largest medieval castle in Europe and the seat for the President of this country. It is home for many galleries, treasuries, concerts, a good illustration of the European architecture plus a mix of palaces, churches, great halls and others. Visitors can also explore one of the most famous and dominant building (church), St.Vitus Cathedral, dating from 11th century. The castle is part of UNESCO World Heritage List and is also the largest castle complex in the world.
After you visit Prague Castle, go and see the Lesser Town which is situated across the river of the Old Town. Keeping its old yet beautiful architecture, it is a favorite place for movies and commercials, a great sight to stay in, a quiet area, in comparison with the Old Town and the New Town, especially at night.
The New Town has also its important sights to be discovered and the National Museum, this Neo-Renaissance building is the largest and oldest museum in the Czech Republic hosting a large array of exhibits. The National Theater is another stunning must see sight along with other squares, green parks, the ZOO or the Botanical Garden.