Discover the best of Prague
Prague is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Tourists are flooding in from all over the world, and even the crowds cannot diminish the appeal and charm of its historical site.
Prague Castle, on a hill above the city, is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest continuous complex of castle buildings in the world. It covers an area of 70 000 m2. Among with Prague’s historical city center, it was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992.
One of the most popular attractions in Prague, Charles Bridge, Prague’s oldest bridge, connects Old Town with the Lesser Quarter. Its foundation was laid in 1357 by Charles IV. It was completed in 1390, but it was simply known as the Stone Bridge. A lovely time to stroll along the bridge is in early in the morning, before the crowds of tourists arrive.
Another of the things to see in Prague is the Jewish Quarter. It was founded in the 13th century and retains the old history of Prague’s Jews. The old-New Synagogue is the oldest synagogue in Central Europe and is still used for religious services.
Prague offers an endless amount of fantastic things to do. Below is a short list of the most desired sights. If you need any additional information about places to visit, or ideas about what to do, please contact the Concierge of Hotel Duo..
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Museum of Decorative Arts
This museum displays interesting collections of glass, porcelain and ceramics, applied graphic art and photography, furniture, woodwork, jewellery, clocks and watches, textiles, fashion and toys.
Visit the main Prague attraction – magnificent Prague Castle. Admire the overwhelming beauty of a place which has been the seat of Czech kings, emperors and presidents for thousand years.
Prague ZOO Garden
Visit 4th best zoo in the world. In the rugged terrain offering over 10 km of walking trails you can get through such exotic exhibitions as the Africa House, the Indonesian Jungle, and the Valley of the Elephants. Enjoy this popular destination with your children.
Prague Botanical Garden
The Garden invites you to enjoy open air exhibitions, the historical Vineyards of St. Claire, a Japanese meditation garden and the unique 130 m long tropical greenhouse Fata Morgana offering a trip through tropical nature at any time of the year.
Harfa Gallery Department Store
Harfa Gallery with 160 shops, food court and restaurants on three floors is a good place for shopping. In addition its roof terrace garden offers a large children’s playground, a skating rink, entertaining water features and multimedia attractions.
The largest museum in the country founded in 1818 has gathered thousands of objects of often incalculable value. Visitors can find its exhibitions in 4 specialised institutes - the Museum of Natural Sciences, the Historical Museum, the Náprstek Museum of Asian, African and American Cultures, the Czech Museum of Music.
Stroll across Prague’s oldest bridge constructed between 1357-1402 by Czech King Charles IV to admire the most beautiful Gothic gateway in Europe and thirty statues of saints.
Prosek Bobsleigh Track
Have fun with your family and friends on 1-2 person sleds running down the 800 meters long chute made of steel. For more adrenaline try the Rope Park, challenging adventure in the heights of around 5 m, or just relax in the restaurant with the magnificent view.
Royal Game Reserve Stromovka
A large green oasis with mature trees, water and grassy areas represents one of the best places for organizing picnics, grill parties, walks and relaxation for everyone. The Stromovka park is also popular for slacklining, skating, running and outdoor fitness.
Shopping Mall Letňany
One of the largest shopping centers in Prague – Letňany offers over 180 shops of various well-known brands, restaurants and cafes. Beside that you can also visit the Cinema City, the aqua center, the ice rink or the indoor tennis courts for active leisure.
National Technical Museum
All fans of technical achievements can admire extensive collections of historical automobiles, airplanes, locomotives and hundreds of other exhibits at the newly renovated premises of National Technical Museum.
Old Town Hall and the Astronomical Clock
The Town Hall established in 1338 as the seat of the Old Town Administrative dominates the Old Town square with its beautiful Gothic tower and the unique astronomical clock, where every hour between 9 am to 11 pm, twelve apostles appear.
Walk through the park full of dinosaurs, watch 3D panoramic movie in the DinoAquarium, take the journey to the past of the Earth and admire real artifacts from prehistoric times dating from the old age up to nowadays.
Podviní Park Vysočany
Explore the most beautiful park of Prague 9 – Podviní where you can admire celtic settlement in a shape of lizard, few small lakes, nice trees and stone amphitheater. Many music and theater festivals are held there.
Fashion Arena Prague Outlet
The Fashion Arena is the largest outlet center in the Czech Republic giving the opportunity to choose from the most popular brands available in the country in one place always with 30-70% discounts.
The Jewish Museum
One of the oldest Jewish museums in Europe and most visited in Prague offers to visitors the collection of Jewish heritage divided into six Jewish monuments clustered together in Josefov.
Cathedral of Our Lady Before Týn
Discover the most impressive Gothic religion building in Prague which is an extensive gallery of Gothic, Renaissance and early Baroque works. Among the most interesting you can admire a giant altar by Karel Škréta or the tomb of astronomer Tycho Brahe.
Large forested area called Ďáblice grove is ideal place for taking strolls and pursuing other sport and leisure activities.
The City of Prague Museum
An extensive exhibition detailing the history of Prague from prehistoric times is featured by the City of Prague Museum. The most interesting museum exhibit presents the Langweil model of Prague from 1826 to 1837.
Josefov - Prague Jewish Town
Jewish quarter - the best-preserved complex of Jewish monuments in Europe. Come to get insight into Jewish history and tradition by the visit of all the synagogues and old Jewish Cemetery in Josefov.
Army Museum Žižkov
The exhibition of army museum located in historic buildings of the National Liberation Monument captures the World War I, interwar Czechoslovakia, the World War II and persecution of members of the Czechoslovak army after the coup in 1948.
Enter the city through this monumental entrance gate, one of the most significant monuments of late Gothic Prague, which used to be the starting point for the coronation processions to Prague Castle.
For lovers of Czech and international fine art the National Gallery manages the largest collection of art in the Czech Republic. The collections are housed in a number of historic structures within the city of Prague with the largest one in Veletržní palace.
Discover the beauty of remarkable Art Nouveau Municipal House. The place which fascinates with its rich exterior and interior decorations of Alfons Mucha, Max Švabinský, J.V.Myslbek, and others.
With a guarantee of high–quality, original exhibition projects, The Centre for Contemporary Art – DOX represents one of the most progressive art institutions in Prague.
Stroll through the commercial and administrative center of the city as well as the site of important social and historical events – the Wenceslas square – today dominated by the National Museum and the statue of St. Wenceslas.
Church of Our Lady Victorious
Come to see this early Baroque building famous for its statue of the Infant Jesus of Prague, originally from Spain and donated to the Carmelites by Polyxena of Lobkowicz in 1628.
St. Nicholas Church in Malá Strana
Visit an outstanding example of Baroque architecture with the highest interior in Prague. Admire the monumental church where Mozart played the organ during his stay in Prague.
Petřín Lookout Tower
Climb up one of the most prominent landmarks of Prague – Petřín Tower, which was built as part of the Jubilee Exhibition in 1891 as a free copy of the Eiffel Tower. Enjoy the magnificent view of nearly all of Bohemia.
This jewel of modern architecture dominates the Rašín Embankment. Come to admire a fascinating building inspired by the dance skills of the famous film couple - Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers who are symbolized in the stone and glass tower.
The complex of Premonstratensian monastery founded in 1140 impresses by its rare Strahov Library with many medieval manuscripts, maps and globes, the Baroque Theological Hall, the neoclassical Philosophy Hall and significant Strahov Gallery.
Visit the oldest seat of Bohemian princes according to ancient legends – Vyšehrad – a unique place offering beautiful views of the city and park area which is home to hidden architectural treasures including rare Romanesque rotunda, the neo-Gothic Church and famous national cemetery.
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