You will find many beautiful attractions in Prague. Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic. City of Prague is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. According to UNESCO, the City of Prague including the world heritage town (World Cultural and Natural Heritage). Prague has hundreds of historical relics, monuments include buildings, streets and open spaces (or square). The main tourist attraction is the Prague Castle.
Prague has many medieval buildings with unique architecture. Travelers need at least two weeks to visit those places. Here are some interesting places not to be missed while in the city. Old Town Hall Tower & Astronomical Clock is a place where can see the procession Twelve Apostoles and panorama of Prague. Church of Our Lady is one of the main attractions of the Old Town Square in Prague. It is a gothic church can be seen from all over Prague. Lesser Town is located approximately foothils Prague Castle, is a beautiful place with houses of ancient villagers and quaint streets. National Museum in Prague is a unique building neorenaissance, by hosting many cultural arts events.
Here are top tourist attractions in Prague
1. Prague Castle
Prague Castle is the largest ancient castle in the world. The castle is located on a hill on the banks of the Vltava river. Prague Castle was built over centuries, with a mix of architectural styles. The castle has been a home to Holy Roman Emperors, kings, queens and Presidents. At least eighteen buildings, from palaces to churches, halls to towers, and eight gardens are contained within the complex borders. Prague Castle is one of the most significant historical sites in the Czech Republic. Prague Castle is an attraction that makes Prague famous in the world.
2. Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge is one of famous tourist attractions in Prague. Cross over Vltava River, it is located right in the historical Downtown and it originates from 14th century. Nowadays, during a trip along Charles Bridge you can come across numerous huge statues, shops and kiosks, while the stunning vistas are simply everywhere. The majestic silhouettes of a tower and a dome soar high above the buildings from the one side of the bridge, while the blue waters of the river often change into a vibrant natural mirror, especially at sunrise.
3. Old Town Square
The Old Town Square is a must visit in Prague, This square is also surrounded by series of buildings with a couple of towers. It comes to a Gothic church and a Baroque church, whose tall towers stretch high above the skyline of the Old Town Square as eternal beacons of history. In here you can find the Astronomical Clock, which originates from the medieval. Obviously, the Old Town Square offers a real journey between the centuries, there are many cafeterias or restaurants around the square.
4. Vysehrad Castle
A 10th century castle complex, Vysehrad is a vital link to the past. The complex contains a fortress castle, cathedral and burial ground of some of the most influential figures in Czech history. It is scenically situated on a smooth green hill, right along the bank of Vltava River. Its awesome location, It is easily remarkable from quite a distance along the river, while probably the best pictures can be enjoyed from the opposite bank of the river. The huge darker towers of the castle dominate the green hill and they remind the bygone eras through quite a majestic way.
5. National Museum
The National Museum is the largest and oldest museum in the Czech Republic, founded in 1818. The main museum building is located on the upper end of Wenceslas Square. At present the National Museum houses almost 14 million items from the area of natural history, history, arts, music and librarianship, located in tens of buildings.
6. Lesser Town
The Lesser Town, clusters around the foothills of Prague Castle, across the river from the Old Town. The Lesser Town (Malá Strana) offers beautiful streets and churches (of which St. Nicholas Church is the most renowned). The Lennon Wall, which used to be a source of irritation to the communist regime, is also found here, near a Venetian-like canal with water wheel and close to the Charles Bridge.
7. Prague Dancing House
The Dancing House is the nickname given to the Nationale Nederlanden building in downtown Prague. The overall vision of the Dancing House is stunning, especially at night, when it is lit in its vivacious night lights, while dozens of coming and going cars deliver an enhancing fusion of lights and sounds.
8. Wenceslas Square
Wenceslas Square is long and spacious boulevard stretches right next to the State Opera House and it is also bordered by a multitude of historical houses. Among them you can find the magnetic night lights of Wenceslas Monument and the National Museum, for example. Numerous green gardens provide another refreshing accent to the entire historical atmosphere, while from the one end of Wenceslas Square is situated the junction of the Old Town and the New Town of Prague.
9. Powder Gate
It is a Gothic tower in Prague, Czech Republic and one of the old city gates. It is one of the symbols of Prague, leading into the Old Town. The gate was built in the 14th century. The tower is open to the public and offers views of the city. Presently, you can still pass beneath the huge arch below the tower, while the scenic Gothic ornaments and decorations can always remember the atmosphere in around the 15th century.
10. Prague River Cruise
Prague river cruise is the best way to enjoy this beautiful city. Visitors can see all the attractions of Prague on the banks of the river and a unique view of the city area. There are many local tour operators that organize river cruise and with professional tour guides, and licensed. Advised to make advance reservations, by choosing the day and time Prague river cruises.